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July Drill Of The Month: REHAB

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6LpW-WnoY0] The above scene is no stranger to anyone. No matter what department, where your located, the amount of fires you take in, or you physical fitness condition we all get tired during firefighting operations and need a break. ...

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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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How far have we really come?

Take a look at the clip below. It comes from the show “Rescue 911”. If you have ever read the blog before then you already know that Rescue 911 was a huge influence on me. People before me had Emergency ...

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We are fatter than everyone else!

According to the study done by the NVFC (National Volunteer Fire Council) that firefighters have a higher percentage of obesity (73-88%) than the average American (33.8%). Obesity is measure by BMI (Body Mass Index) To calculate BMI you can use this ...

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