Tag Archives: Firefighters

The Science of Firefighting Cisterns: San Francisco Fire Department

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I came across this video, some of you may have seen this but in case you haven’t.   Have you ever wanted to know how¬†San Francisco Fire Department deals with water supply in an earth quake prone areas/city?? Check out this video. SFFD explains in detail how their water system works for fire attack when […]

To Go… or Not To Go… (That is the question)

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  During my recent trip to the S.C. Fire Academy for the 2013 Kill the Flashover research fires, I came away with one aspect as to the importance of thermal imaging and the fire attack that rocked my paradigm. It is referred as the GO..NO TEST. This is worthy of reading brothers so don’t stop […]

Have we forgotten Tradition in the fire service ?!?!?

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First off let me start off by apologizing if this blog offends anyone. If you feel like you are easily offended , please do not read. Other than that, you have been warned. I decided to write this post in response to a Facebook post I saw just moments ago (I plan to keep this […]

The Creation of a Firefighter

When the Lord was creating Firefighters, he was into his sixth day of overtime when an angel appeared and said, “Your doing a lot of fiddling around on this one.” And the Lord said “Have you read the specification on this person? Firefighters have to be able to go for hours fighting fires or tending […]

Out of Air Emergency (Last Chance Rescue Filter)

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You are in a dark, heat, smoke filled room, and you are taking your last breath. You think to yourself now what?. Your mind quickly goes to a check list of things to do. During this check list, your family comes to mind. Is this it? I’m never going to see them again. The nervousness […]

Christmas Tree Safety

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As we approach another Christmas season, we need to always remember safety. During this time is prime for traffic accidents , fires, falls, and other traumatic incidents. But today we are going to focus on Christmas Tree Safety. It seems every year that the public is so excited that they rush the season by putting […]

Fundamentals of Timber Rigging (Part one)

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With newer equipment and technology, training on how to rig timbers for rescue has greatly diminished.

Confined Space Rescue Training

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A Great opportunity for Confined Space Training on a WWII Battleship