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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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2014 Richmond Fire Beat The Heat 5k

This past weekend I got to participate in one of my favorite races. The Richmond Beat The Heat 5k benefits the Richmond Firefighters Foundation by providing scholarships to the families of Richmond Firefighters. Besides the obvious benefits it is a ...

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Are we a stepping stone?

Even as recently as my child hood (Which was not THAT long ago) I can never remember someone who got hired in the fire service leaving for other professions. Sure I know people who left departments to go to different ...

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2013 Richmond VA 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

It has been announced via the Richmond Remembers 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pages/Richmond-Remembers-9-11-Stairclimb/211763862249836 That the 3rd Annual Richmond Va 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb will be Sunday September 8th 2013! More details are to follow. I have had the honor ...

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May Drill Of The Month: Engine Company EMS

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GwZdLUff9bg] After taking a month off due to all of the time-consuming activities Drill of the Month is BACK! In the above video, we see an Engine company performing EMS on a victim. Every since the advent of Fire Service ...

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Beware The Outside Stair

In multifamily dwellings all over the country outside stair wells exists. They can be made of metal or wood. In either case we do not know the up keep of these stairs, nor do we know if these stairs have ...

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Catching Up!

It feels like forever since I have been able to devote some time to the blog. Things have been CRAZY busy here on the homestead. I just finished up a week of the new Rope Rescue Level 1 course. Here ...

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