I look at a lot of other fire service blogs around the internet, and like most people I have specific ones I look at everyday. Several of the ones I look at are produced by Chris Naum. Chris is very tactically ...Read More »
Monthly Archives: July 2010
One of the many fire service debates: To lay in or not!
As you can tell by the title this topic has been and will probably continue to be a hotly debated topic for years and years. So while we may not solve anything here either I figured why not put my ...Read More »
It is with great sadness that we post this LODD. While any LODD is tragic and all of them deserve respect and reflection this one hits very close to home as it is in my home state of Virginia. Here are ...Read More »
Yesterday I made the day trip to Baltimore Maryland for the annual Firehouse EXPO sponsored by Firehouse magazine. Since I was only there for the day, I was unable to partake in any of the classes, but I was able ...Read More »
FIREFIGHTER NET CAST TONITE!!!!
Tonite is the latest edition of the internet radio show “Fire Fighter Net Cast”. The show was created by Rhett Fleitz (Vafirenews.com,RoanokeFireblog, and Firecritic.com) and John Mitchell (Firedaily.com). It is a show that covers a multitude of firefighting topics. Recently they ...Read More »
Product Review: Bright Star “Responder Light”
I bought this light at FDIC this year since I was looking for a new light and it was on sale. I have been using it now for a few months and really like it. So I figured I would do ...Read More »
Well I go the official notification that after 6 years, I am being moved to a different station. August 1st 2010 is when the transfer takes effect. Quite honestly I have very mixed emotions about it. Part of me is ...Read More »
Physical Fitness in the Fire Service
I’ll first start this off by saying that I am not the picture of good health. While I do work out regularly, and have changed my eating habits, you will not find me on any “hot firefighter pin-up calender” . However you ...Read More »
BRUSH FIRE DAY!!
Wow, yesterday was a serious brush fire day (at least for us). Typically this time of year with the humidity brush fires are uncommon, but with the weather being in the hundreds and no rain we have been having some ...Read More »
What’s In Your Pockets?
Every firefighter throughout the country equips themselves with tools in their gear. They all have different meaning and have usually been acquired due to different experiences that each individual has faced throughout his or her career. This is a subject alot of ...Read More »