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The Craziest 10-Minutes in Firefighting

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*Image from Bayonne, NJ Fire Department website   Whew! Well after that blow we all deserve a break on 'da tailboard and  a nice hot cup of regulah. Everyone got one? Let's just have a nice chat then shall we? When I first began driving fire apparatus I had been on the job about 3 […]

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Shoshana
The Craziest 10-Minutes in Firefighting
I pay a quick visit every day some websites and information sites to read articles, but this webpage provides quality based posts.
2013-12-13 20:32:49
Robert
The Craziest 10-Minutes in Firefighting
Taking the Engineer off the pump panel during heavy fire fighting operations is a dangerous call, small dept or not.  That water supply is the life blood of the firefighters in the IDLH.  Ideally while this engineer is running around the building doing what he thinks are critical tasks everything operates perfectly. No harm, No…
2013-12-04 19:54:56
Cal Fire FOBS
On Training and Taking Personal Responsibility
In my opinion, what you described is on the Training Bureau and participating company officers.   If the stage isn't set during the classroom portion of the drill, and the desired outcome fully briefed, you get what you paid for.   Somewhere in your department it became OK to take a less than serious view…
2013-08-15 14:27:05
Vicki
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Just a bit on the hazards of lightweight construction. . working to get this message out. . Tks Keep safe. .  http://firechief.com/blog/determining-fire-behavior-modern-construction-furnishings-related-video
2013-02-28 07:57:19
Rltr. John R. Petalcorin
Have You Been “Departmentally Institutionalized”?
I am a new think-tank of an organization that is very strong but has not accomplished it's 40+ year old mission. I was searching the net on how to put my mesage in a capsule. The term Organizational Paralysis is just the right term I need. Thank you for sharing your wisdom. You are immortal.
2012-10-18 18:57:42

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