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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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Quick Focible Entry Tip

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N15KLp-hl6Y&w=560&h=315] Above you will see a video on a quick forcible entry tip on how to handle recessed outward swinging doors. It comes to us from our brothers over at Irons and Ladders (www.ironsandladders.com) If you have any of these ...

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Mentors

No matter what you do in life, you always need someone to talk to, to bounce ideas off of, to confide in. I call them mentors, but no matter what you call them that person plays a significant role in ...

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Being Made to look like a FOOL!

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82gSTIyn5I4&w=560&h=315] Perhaps I should have watched this video SOONER! For those of you that are not in the Medic world the above video is about a piece of equipment known as the 3 way stop cock. it is used with ...

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3 LODD’s

  Today was a rough day for at least 3 fire departments and the associated families. Above are 2 pictures of the 3 that have passed. No LODD is good, they are all tragic, one even happened in my home ...

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The Nozzle Forward

This weekend in Fairfax County I attended the “Nozzle Forward” Program taught by Aaron Fields from Seattle Fire and his instructor cadre. I had this idea that when I got back I would give a review type post about the ...

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Dec. 3rd 1999

Firefighter Paul Brotherton Rescue 1 Firefighter Jeremiah Lucey Rescue 1 Lieutenant Thomas Spencer Ladder 2 Firefighter Timothy Jackson Ladder 2 Firefighter James Lyons Engine 3 Firefighter Joseph McGuirk Engine 3 On December 3rd 1999 in Worcester Massachusetts 6 firefighters lost ...

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FDIC 2014!!!!!!

Registration is OPEN for the greatest fire service conference on the PLANET!!!!!! There looks to be a ton of great classes this year (as usual) and a lot of good events as well. It all kicks off on Monday April ...

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