Tag Archives: NFPA 1403

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 […]

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 […]

Loading the Barrel of the Shot Gun…. Live Fire Training Comments

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Are we seriously training firefighters that our gear and our equipment is always reliable to protect us from such temperature extremes such as flashover?

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FE Talk: Humpday Hangout

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Eric Stroud
Four Firefighters Rescued (Documentary, A Year Later)
The video is on you tube. For all who are inquiring.
2015-01-27 17:00:32
Walter Ferguson
Four Firefighters Rescued (Documentary, A Year Later)
this should be shown to all firefighters and Officers I too would love to have copy to use as a Fire Instructor. thank you
2015-01-27 14:58:37
Robert J. Ward
Four Firefighters Rescued (Documentary, A Year Later)
Excellent story. I am a local level fire instructor for the PA state Fire Academy. I would like to obtain a copy of the video and permission to use the video for training.
2015-01-27 01:09:05
Edward Mills
Have we forgotten Tradition in the fire service ?!?!?
It is a shame! Tradition and knowing where you came from is as important as training. It brings a sense of pride that you carry on. I gave a class on tradition to our explorers, because I thought it was important. They have to know where the fire service came from and it's beginnings!!
2013-03-17 11:03:44
Edward Mills
Have we forgotten Tradition in the fire service ?!?!?
Thats why last November I gave a one hour presentation to our explorers about the history and traditions of the Fire Dept. It seems that when you join a fire department today, you are trained on SOP's and firefighting practices. You are trained on the use of all the equiptment BUT no one mentions history…
2013-02-05 18:04:04

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