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The 3 Hours

The 3 hours is something I live by and try an do every day. I talk about the 3 hours in every class I teach, every person I mentor, and every periscope I do. I have even mentioned it on ...

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Averagejake Tactical Simulation 8

The above video is the next in line in the tactical simulation series. This actually depicts a similar fire in my department that recently occurred. As always the goal is to view this from the eyes of YOUR department. What ...

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Rope Stretching Tip

Take a look at my latest YouTube video on a simple tip when utilizing rope to stretch lines, into a building. Please be sure to check out all my other videos on my YouTube channel. Also if you have any ...

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Averagejake Tactical Simulation 5

The latest in the line of tactical simulation utilizing What is your on scene report? What is your mode of operation? Where would you position apparatus? What is your initial hand line choice? If in interior fire attack mode, where ...

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Averagejake Tactical Simulation 3

Another Tactical Simulation in the Averagejake Tactical Simulation Series. This simulation (using  Sims U Share ) depicts a commercial occupancy under construction, with a fire in a dumpster with trash tube connected to the interior of the building. What is your ...

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Averagejake Tactical Simulation 2

Commercial Building Fire Occupancy Type: Pharmacy What is your size up? What is your mode of operation? What is your initial attack plan? hose line? Rescue Profile? If going to search, how? Starting point? As usual share with your crew, ...

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What is on your book shelf?

I am a firm believer that “Leaders are Readers”. With the rapid pace the fire service takes these days, and its transition to more scientific research, and an emphasis on analytical data for decision making it is impossible to keep ...

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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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What about the other part?

For a while now there have been blogs, articles, and talk detailing the reasons we should search. These articles specifically focus on the argument on wethere to enter or not enter “vacant” properties. These articles are thrown at you every ...

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