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What’s In Your District?

Every so often I post a “What’s In Your District” when I find interesting challenges or things that may make “normal” firefighting procedures difficult. I hope it highlights the importance of getting out in your own district and find these ...

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2014 Ohio Fire EMS EXPO

I just got back from the Ohio Fire and EMS EXPO in Columbus Ohio. I was given the chance to teach the 90 minute version of my “Medical Mayday” class talking about firefighter cardiac arrests, why the firefighter cardiac arrest ...

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Using The Station For Training

Sometimes we can not get to our local training centers for training, but if we look around the firehouse we can utilize our every day surroundings to gain some quality training!  Your station hydrant can be used for more than ...

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Adding Reality To Your Drills

I know this statement is going to shock some of you, but I LOVE THE FIRE DEPARTMENT! I really do! I love the calls, the shift, the brotherhood, the training, pretty much everything! I am the guy who after working ...

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2 A Days

I'm always reading articles about how in the fire service we refer to ourselves as “occupational athletes” but I question that statement and ask Are we really?

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You Never Know What You Will Find

We all know the importance of getting out in our district, preplanning, etc. New buildings are popping up everyday and we know the dangers of new construction, and how in conjunction with low mass synthetic housing material, and high heart release rates make the environment in which we do business more dynamic and possibly more dangerous.

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Simple Hose Roll for DPO

This is just a simple trick that was taught to me and I have been passing on for years. Every engine company carries short supply hose sections of various sizes and lengths. I often found that when these rolls get ...

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Ray, Eddie, and Bobby Google Hangout

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=utrg9zRBwac] I finally got the chance to watch this hangout the other day, and I feel overall it is very good and the message overall is relevant. Eddie hit a lot of points that I think needed to be ...

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