Even as recently as my child hood (Which was not THAT long ago) I can never remember someone who got hired in the fire service leaving for other professions. Sure I know people who left departments to go to different ...Read More »
Monthly Archives: July 2013
What’s on the end?
One of the techniques the department I work for utilizes is a leader line for stretches over 300 feet. This leader line is 3 inch hose, dead loaded in the rear next to the 5 inch supply hose. The length ...Read More »
Why Thermal Flowpaths Are Key To Successful Firefighting FDIC 2013
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-f_GPz4E-0&w=560&h=315] Above is a video from the 2013 FDIC Presentation “Why Thermal Flow paths Are Key To Successful Firefighting”. This was presented by Dan Madrzykowski from NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology). Flow paths have really become a hot ...Read More »
An indicator of the state of your shift/station
I am sure you are wondering how a picture of a roll of toilet paper can tell you about your shift or station, but hear me out. We know that in order to be the very best we can be ...Read More »