http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RjPbw7dRt4A The link to the above video is something that the fire service has been passing around for years. It shows a company stretching a line into a garage, and at some point for some reason(the reason has been debated) the ...Read More »
Monthly Archives: May 2010
Real Heroes: Firefighter for Nintendo Wii
Some of you may or may not know but I am a big video game player. In my gaming collection I have an original 8-bit Nintendo, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Xbox, Xbox360, Nintendo Wii, and Gameboy Advanced Color. I also used ...Read More »
Well we had a fire yesterday!!!!!!!!!! (2nd one of the cycle). For the first one I was on the nozzle, but this one I was the acting officer in charge of the Engine Co. First a little background: We were ...Read More »
Just a quick post
Hey out there just giving you a quick update on whats been going on recently. I havent had chance to post a lot in the past few days due to work, and several graduation activities for various family member. Today I ...Read More »
Oldie but a Goodie
Here is a 3 part video from one of my favorite old shows “Rescue 911”. This show was great it reenacted incidents of actual 911 emergencies and really inspired generations of fire and Ems providers. Make no mistake when I was a ...Read More »
Think PPE is not required on defensive operations? Think Again!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LMulBF0qGKI&feature=player_embedded#! This a short video that shows the importance of always wearing your PPE no matter your role on the fire ground or operational mode. We should always show up ready to work and maintain that readiness unless in the ...Read More »
Fire Service EMS…..When is it to much?
First let me start off by saying that while I might not be the biggest fan of EMS, and I originally got my EMT just to get a paid firefighting job, I do see its necessity in our society. I wouldn’t say I ...Read More »
Ground Ladder Balance Points
Click here for document Ground Ladder Balance Points Here is just another quick and easy tip to improve your efficiency on the fire ground. Painting the balance point on your ground ladders allows for easier deployment, especially with 1 person doing ...Read More »
Firefighter Netcast LIVE TONITE
Tonite at 9pm will be the latest edition of Firefighter Netcast, but tonites show has a little bit of a twist. Tonite will be the first show not done exclusively by Rhett and John. Instead Art Goodrich will take the reins for his ...Read More »
Average Jake Featured on FireCritic.com!!!!
Average Jake Firefighter Blog was featured this morning on www.firecritic.com for their ritual MMSO (Monday Morning Shout Out). http://firecritic.com/2010/05/monday-morning-shoutout-average-jake-firefighter-blog/ The Fire Critic (Rhett Fleitz) is a guy who I just recently got to meet for the first time at this years FDIC ...Read More »