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FDIC 2017 My Story

Another FDIC has come and gone and what an FDIC it was! I have attended FDIC several times starting in 2001, I even attended the old FDIC East in Atlantic city twice. After going about 6-7 years in a row ...

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Leading From The Middle

“You are trying to do the hardest thing possible, you are trying to lead from the middle” Chief Andrew Baxter *The above quote was told to me by Chief Baxter at a low point in my fire service career. I ...

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Averagejake Tactical Simulation 8

The above video is the next in line in the tactical simulation series. This actually depicts a similar fire in my department that recently occurred. As always the goal is to view this from the eyes of YOUR department. What ...

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DO YOU EVEN BLOG BRO?

It feels like forever since I have posted and if you look at the feed….well it has been. I have been getting the “Do you still blog?” question a lot lately so I figured I should address it. Short answer ...

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Averagejake Tactical Simulation 7

In this simulation responding companies are faced with a fire in an apartment complex with an enclosed interior stair. As always when viewing these take into account your department, resources, etc. when discussing tactics. As always sharing with your crew ...

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Averagejake Tactical Simulation 6

The above simulation is #6 in the line of tactical simulations. This depicts a fire in a converted gas/service station that now houses a tire shop and is full of tires. While viewing the simulation take into account your department, ...

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Rim Lock Forcible Entry

The above video is highlighting some recent forcible entry training we have been doing at the company level and a critical issue we experienced. I hope you enjoy it!  

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Averagejake Tactical Simulation 5

The latest in the line of tactical simulation utilizing What is your on scene report? What is your mode of operation? Where would you position apparatus? What is your initial hand line choice? If in interior fire attack mode, where ...

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