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The Four B’s of the 360

Read any NIOSH report and failure to do a 360 is usually mentioned as a contributing factor. Unfortunately this has turned the 360 into a check box item rather than something to do in order to gain the entire fire ...

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Masking Up In the Enroute Yields Positive Results

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oa_BOu3szpc] I have written about his subject several times. It has been debated, argued, revisited and gone through the whole hay bailer again. Much like everything we do, there are several different ways to accomplish the same mission. A majority of them ...

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Interesting Video

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_9rYq6sOqoU] I say interesting because very rarely do you get to see a video with 2 victim rescue, and the forcible entry process of a heavily fortified door, with a roll down gate. Take this video and apply your ...

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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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Do You Have a Play for This?

Fast forward the video to about 1:56 in it you will see an exterior fire attack being performed. During this fire attack the firefighter on the nozzle goes down (unknown reason) and is experiencing some sort of medical emergency. After a ...

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