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Adding Reality To Your Drills

I know this statement is going to shock some of you, but I LOVE THE FIRE DEPARTMENT! I really do! I love the calls, the shift, the brotherhood, the training, pretty much everything! I am the guy who after working ...

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2 A Days

I'm always reading articles about how in the fire service we refer to ourselves as “occupational athletes” but I question that statement and ask Are we really?

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What do you want to be?

There is a lot of debate about what is and what is not aggressive. A lot of people determine aggressive based on their location on the fire ground. I have often thought that aggressive should be defined as the actions ...

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SNOMAGEDDON!

Well the snow and other winter weather has hit us here in Virginia and most other southern states hard once again leaving a lot of our fire companies looking like this! [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jetstg39n-4] Even on shift last night in the ...

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Radio Communications Drill

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIclEzOlYL0] I saw this video and had to post it. Everyone knows that communications on the fireground are always a hot topic. They are usually listed in every NIOSH report, every after action review of every call, and every ...

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Why Fight Fair?

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aDNPhq5ggoE] By now I am sure a lot of you who frequent the trade magazines, fire service blogs, etc. have seen videos and reports on how new and old furnishings impact fire growth and development. We all know it ...

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The Week Of AWESOME STUFF!!!!!

Thanksgiving may be a few days away but this week it feels like Christmas has come early! I have had the chance to get some really neat stuff and experience some very cool things. First my brother-in-law Adam has recently ...

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Update on some things

Wow has it been busy around here! Working both jobs, studying for class and the promotional assessment center, kids, and add in a super storm hurricane and it has been quite a lot going on and it has been taking a lot ...

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