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Using The Station For Training

Sometimes we can not get to our local training centers for training, but if we look around the firehouse we can utilize our every day surroundings to gain some quality training!  Your station hydrant can be used for more than ...

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Masking Up In the Enroute Yields Positive Results

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oa_BOu3szpc] I have written about his subject several times. It has been debated, argued, revisited and gone through the whole hay bailer again. Much like everything we do, there are several different ways to accomplish the same mission. A majority of them ...

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Catching Up!

It feels like forever since I have been able to devote some time to the blog. Things have been CRAZY busy here on the homestead. I just finished up a week of the new Rope Rescue Level 1 course. Here ...

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Engine Company Fitness Circuit

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4VA21F4Wcc] Lets face it there is always a lot of focus on the Special Service Companies in the fire service. You always seem to hear people talking about searching, ropes, forcing entry, venting etc. It dominates our training menu sometimes ...

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Thoughts on Leadership

Within the next few months, my department is going to be undertaking a huge shift. Several of our senior command staff officers including our fire chief will be retiring. These are exciting and scary times for everyone involved. Exciting because the ...

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