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Where is the camaraderie?

A lot of people make comments about how they feel the “brotherhood” in the fire service is dead, or severely lacking. I tend to disagree with this. In my department when something goes wrong you see the brotherhood step up in numerous ...

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Play Like You Practice!!!!!

http://blog.traditionstraining.com/2010/06/play-like-you-practice-part-1-%e2%80%9cintroduction-to-the-concept%e2%80%9d/#respond This is a great post from the guys over at Traditions Training. They hit on a lot of things that I talked about in my Hose Line Selection post namely laziness, and complacency. Its long but well worth your time. ...

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Hose Line Selection

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3nnrVqMYsWw&feature=player_embedded part 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iB6JGpNFAtg&feature=related part 2 The above links will take you to a YouTube video of a garage fire in Edmonton. The video states that this fire started as a car fire which then extended to the garage contents, then begins ...

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June Drill Of The Month

When we are in recruit school or our initial firefighter training, we are often taught to throw ladders with multiple people. However in the real world on the fireground this isn’t always possible. 1 firefighter techniques for smaller ladders (12, 16, ...

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2 1/2 tips

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SjFvL7xebqw Check out the latest Average Jake Training Tips video on how to operate the 2 1/2 handline with low manpower. The video illustrates just one a few ways to make utilizing this vital fire service tool, a little easier. ...

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MAYDAY Training

http://www.vententersearch.com/?p=850 http://www.youtube.com/user/FFDGP#p/u/16/XRDsPN5Vwrg http://www.youtube.com/user/FFDGP#p/u/15/fWxHp3XKVOo Here are a few quick videos on MAYDAY training simulators. They all offer something different and they all are pretty department specific (created because these departments had these real life experiences). No matter the prop it shows the dedication fo ...

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Accountability

Accountability….it’s a word we hear often in the fire service mostly related to keeping track of our selves and crew members during an incident. It usually is measured in PAR (Personal Accountability Reports) and manged with tags, passports, or some ...

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Security Bars

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Q3hztv1whE&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWJz7wiZBTg&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTRCf5U5qes&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kdsJPwDKbrM&feature=related The above links are from the guys over at Traditions Training (www.traditionstraining.com). They show some security bar removal techniques when they are present on windows. One thing these videos really stress is that these bars can be ...

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