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October Drill Of The Month: The Handcuff Knot

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HNHPVMVC9jk] Short sweet and to the point, the handcuff knot is vital to RIT/RIC operations. It can be used to attach to down firefighters either using the loops created by tying the knot, or using those loops and attaching a ...

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The Wire Brush

With our staffing levels getting lower, and our buildings getting higher it seems counter productive to ask people to ADD something to the tools and equipment they carry into and around a fire building. However in order to accomplish our ...

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September Drill Of The Month: Hydrant Man

It is not glorious, glamorous, or even a desirable position to fill. However the hydrant and the hydrant man are VITAL to succesful fireground operations. In order to perform aggressive interior operations we need to establish a continuous supply of water as ...

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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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WINNER WINNER CHICKEN DINNER!!!!

WOW man has it been busy around here lately, both at work and in my home life. There have been fires, interesting medical calls, and all of the mundane stuff that keeps us employed. Along with that is my part-time job ...

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VA LODD

Sadly the Louisa County Fire family has lost one of their own. Yesterday while driving to his assigned duty station 21-year-old career firefighter Charles Wilson was involved in an MVA and was not able to survive the injuries. He also was ...

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Heat Stress

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amqfX_UpLuU] As the summer months are upon us the temperature is beginning the sky-rocket. If we are not prepared this can have an adverse affect on our operations and our overall health. For our normal duty shifts our preparation is ...

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So Transitional Attack Is Wack huh?

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=66Pt_qPNdlk] The term transitional attack has been thrown around and debated for a while now. Some of the naysayers say it pushes fire, could raise temps in adjacent rooms, etc. In short they do not like it and I ...

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