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Through The Lock: Rim Lock

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qu0-nIgBSZk] The above video is a great instructional tool on how to go through the lock on the rim lock. These locks are typically found in older residential and multifamily dwellings. It even covers the difficulties of the “burglar ...

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What Would You Do?

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZH5Fh3NecFQ] In this instalment of what would you do we are presented with a house fire. We get a rare look at most of the development of the fire, and a scene without fire department intervention until later. This ...

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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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WHAT WOULD YOU DO?

Take a look at the picture above. You have a working fire in a multi family occupancy with an obvious rescue, what do you do? Take your fire department, engine, crew, etc. and sit down and talk about it. Then ...

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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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Winners!!!

Well it is a day late but the giveaway contest is over and WE HAVE A WINNER!!!!! The Ratliff Volunteer Fire Department Station 10 in Callahan Florida submitted this picture after doing some RIT training They won the free copy ...

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New TV Show

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bi3h9z1YUVc] It has been a little while but finally the fire service is getting another show. I am hopeful on a couple different levels. First I hope this is better than Rescue Me. Quite frankly I could not stand ...

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FDIC Review Part 3

Welcome to part 3 of the FDIC 2012 Review! When we last left you it was friday of FDIC and the conference for me was just about wrapped up. We (my group) had all intentions of heading out that evening ...

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