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Sharpest at the tip ofthe spear!

Ask anyone who knows me and one of the first things they will tell you is how passionate I am about the fire service. I am the guy that spends 24 hours in the firehouse and then comes home and ...

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Ground Ladder Tips and Tricks

  Sometimes companies ignore ground ladders, but we can do a lot with them. I know with a three person crew on ladders, engines, and squads I expect the driver to be able to work independently on the exterior. For engine ...

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What do you want to be?

There is a lot of debate about what is and what is not aggressive. A lot of people determine aggressive based on their location on the fire ground. I have often thought that aggressive should be defined as the actions ...

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FDIC 2014 Wrap Up!

WOW what a great conference FDIC2014 was. If you wonder where the brotherhood is then look no further than FDIC! This year the classes where once again great, as well as the opening ceremonies with Chief Bobby Halton and Eric ...

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Hose Line Kink!

Since the weather has been getting warmer it is allowing more time to train outside and get some real good engine work in. Been practicing a lot of moving lines up stairs. With a 3 person engine it makes it ...

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Urban Opinion

This one has been in the back of my mind for a long time, and it is meant as no disrespect it is just some thoughts and opinions. I remember getting into the fire service at age 15 and getting ...

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