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How can we stop the real killer?

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KU05-OahbvY] The video shows the example of a working fire, and 2 victims being removed. The company on scene did a great job, getting to and removing the victims. However even with their great efforts both victims died http://www.enewspf.com/latest-news/latest-local/34880-two-dead-following-fire-at-ash-street-cooperative.html . ...

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Heat Stress

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amqfX_UpLuU] As the summer months are upon us the temperature is beginning the sky-rocket. If we are not prepared this can have an adverse affect on our operations and our overall health. For our normal duty shifts our preparation is ...

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Medical Mayday

We all know the statistics that are out there. Firefighters and other emergency services workers are dying of cardiovascular issues typically heart attacks that cause cardiac arrest. However we still focus our firefighter rescue training on drags, bailouts, etc. While ...

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Victim Rescue

The below video brings to light a couple of things. 1. Like the post earlier today said it takes a mastery of basics in order to be able to pull off things like this. 2. Search discipline is a must, ...

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Thoughts on LODD

In the wake of the two recent VA LODD’s I have been thinking a lot about dying in the line of duty. Not dwelling on it or being fearful, but seriously trying to perform some self-reflection and think about the impact ...

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