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Monthly Archives: June 2011

Pool Rescue

We are deep into summer weather now and people all across the world are taking to their local pools. Some of these pools have life guards but a lot of them do not, and as usual people depend on us ...

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Low Man Power Operations

This is a problem that is plaguing the fire service all across the country, no this is not a volunteer or career problem this is an US problem. All across the nation we are trying to do more with less, while ...

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Safety and Survival Week: Final

Sorry for no post yesterday, but I was busy taking my NREMT-I practical exam. I passed by the way. This is the final post for Safety and Survival week and I want to focus on the core to all of ...

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Safety and Survival Week 2

First off apologies for not getting this up yesterday, it was a busy day at the firehouse (unfortunately not call wise) and I had my second to last ALS class in the evening so I was strapped for time. Anyway ...

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2011 Safety and Survival Week

For most Safety and Survival Week starts today (I know the week starts on Sunday but most firehouses around the country Sunday is a day of rest). The theme this year is “Surviving the Fireground”. The focus is preventing the MAYDAY, ...

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Richmond Beat The Heat 5k Results!

So today I ran the Richmond Fire Department Beat The Heat 5K! Overall it was a great event that raised money for the Richmond Firefighters Scholarship Fund which provide educational monies to children and spouses of current Richmond City Firefighters. ...

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