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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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It Takes The Basics

  This picture speaks volumes! Often times in todays high technology world where there is an “app” for everything we forget some of the basic yet vital tasks that need to be mastered in order for us to do our ...

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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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Another VA LODD: Update

Reports this morning are that a Firefighter with the Gore Volunteer Fire Department in Frederick County Virginia has passed away after an apparatus crash. Another firefighter was injured as well and transported to the hospital. http://www.firefighterclosecalls.com/news/fullstory/newsid/155997 Let’s make double sure ...

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The Towering Inferno

Everyone has seen “Backdraft” and “Ladder 49” and they are top notch movies but when I think about my favorite fire service motion picture I look no further than “THE TOWERING INFERNO” This movie has it all! First and foremost ...

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Nostalgia

The video below is a little bit old, but I had never seen it before. it comes to us from the Stafford County Department of Fire Rescue in Stafford County Va. While I am sure you can pick apart little ...

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SUPER BOWL SUNDAY!!!!

Well it is finally here, SUPER BOWL SUNDAY!!! While my team did not even make the playoffs, I still love football, and I love the Super Bowl. I am lucky enough to not be working, and will be able to ...

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So good it could not wait!

I saw this and it was so good I could not wait until tomorrow to post it. The origin comes from some guys in the Hanover County Fire and EMS department. The message in it definitely sums up how I feel about ...

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