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FDIC International 2015 Preview

51 days! until the greatest show in the fire service kicks off! 51 days until thousands of firefighters make the annual pilgrimage to Indianapolis to learn, share, and of course recharge the brotherhood and batteries of our fire service passion! ...

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The Most Dangerous Hoarding!

I am sure I am not the only one who sees this. For some reason not just in the fire service but in our culture we fear sharing what we know. A lot of people never share what they know ...

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First Hand Account of a Hoarder Fire

The story below is from my brother Danny who is a Fireman for the City of Richmond assigned to Rescue Company 2. This is a first hand detailed account of the difficulties and challenges firefighters face every day in hoarding ...

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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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The Collyers Mansion

In 1947 the Collyer Brothers were found dead among about 100 tons of junk ranging from phone books, to doll heads. Granted this was not because of a fire but ever since that day ever person to go through FDNY’s Probie School ...

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