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IDLH Bottle Swap

The above video is of an IDLH or “hot” bottle swap out. Some often ask when a skill like this can be used. The best example is in a firefighter rescue situation where the access to the down firefighter may ...

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Maybe being a “Yard Breather” Is Not A Bad Thing

I have written several times about my opinions on when to mask up, and when to wear your SCBA, if your new to the site or just do not remember click the links below: http://averagejakeff.wordpress.com/2010/08/11/another-fire-service-debate-masking-up-when-to-do-it/ http://averagejakeff.wordpress.com/2012/11/22/so-you-like-to-mask-up-in-the-yard/ http://averagejakeff.wordpress.com/2010/08/30/even-more-reason-to-wear-your-scba-interior-and-exterior/ http://averagejakeff.wordpress.com/2010/08/30/more-scba-stuff/ I have ...

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Simple Face Piece Enhancement

Do you ever have the problem on the fireground of not knowing who you are talking to? Sure we all have identifiers, apparatus or station numbers on our helmets, name tails on our coats, or even identifiers on our airpacks. Sometimes they are ...

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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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January Drill Of The Month: Gloved Hand Drill

glovedrill <——–Click Here! This months drill comes to us from www.Firetrainingtoolbox.com . The site was cofounded by Chris Huston (Engineco22.net) and John Shaffer (greenmaltese.com) and has a variety of other contributors. They have even allowed me to post some of my musings ...

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So You Like To Mask Up In The Yard

Your just cleaning up from lunch, when the tones drop. Engine 1, Engine 2, Ladder 1, Squad 1, Medic 1 and Battalion 1 for the residential fire 1345 West St. You drop what you’re doing you head to the rig you ...

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