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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Engine Company Search: Split Level House

Engine Company Search: Split Level 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 ...

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The Four B’s of the 360

Read any NIOSH report and failure to do a 360 is usually mentioned as a contributing factor. Unfortunately this has turned the 360 into a check box item rather than something to do in order to gain the entire fire ...

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Hot Zone Fire Ground Concept

There has been a lot of talk lately about cancer prevention. Everything from washing gear, wash your hood Sunday, “baby wipes” has been put out on the table. We keep our gear in a separate room, we attach tubes to ...

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