Home | Tag Archives: FA network

Tag Archives: FA network

What We Have To Live Up To…

My oldest son recently had to do a project on a medical based career. Without prompting he chose EMT/Paramedic as his project. He had to research salaries, job duties, job availability, etc. He however added the slide pictured above again ...

Read More »

A Good Reminder….

  Today I was lucky enough to get to be the special guest “mystery reader” for my youngest son’s 4th grade class. March at the school is reading month and his teacher tries to get “mystery readers” to come in ...

Read More »

Batte Rope Hose Line

I talk a lot about the 3 hours The 3 Hours PODCAST 1 Hour in the Gym 1 Hour in the Library 1 Hour of Hands on Training EVERY DAY However that can be difficult especially off duty! However with ...

Read More »

Geniuses and Visionaries

For the last few days I have had the chance to be on staff for the Fire Ground Commander Conference. It was a tremendous learning experience on multiple levels. I learned what it truly takes to run a conference with ...

Read More »

Engine Company Search: Town House

Engine Company Search: Town House Life Safety is the fire services number one priority, typically accomplished by searching for victims of fire inside fire buildings. This is a high risk, high man power, and high intensity tactic that must be ...

Read More »

Engine Company Search: Ranch House

Engine Company Search: Ranch House Life Safety is the fire services number one priority, typically accomplished by searching for victims of fire inside fire buildings. This is a high risk, high man power, and high intensity tactic that must be ...

Read More »

Teaching The Working Length

The working length of hose is critical when it comes to an engine companies ability to rapidly extinguish a fire. The working length is that first 50 feet of hose from the nozzle to the first coupling. It is the ...

Read More »

Placards

Placards are used to help us identify what a vehicle is hauling. They usually have a corresponding number in the ERG to let us know what to do when we encounter the corresponding material. However would you be surprised to ...

Read More »

Ultra High Pressure Training Summit

I recently returned from the Ultra High Pressure Training Summit, held in Middleton Wisconsin by the Middleton Fire Protection District in conjunction with the ATF. The conference was set up to teach, demonstrate and present the techniques and tactics utilized ...

Read More »