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Dave McGlynn posted a blog post

A Fireman's Wife

A strong, good willed, open-minded, patient, listener but most importantly supporter walks into the room. This is a person with integrity, with values, a person who puts themselves second and lives to help and support others. No, I’m not talking about the Fireman, I’m talking about the Fireman’s wife.I was driving the other day…See More
12 hours ago
P.J. Norwood posted a discussion

UL-FSRI Measuring Success Survey

Please take a few minutes of your valuable time to help shape the future of the fire service. UL-FSRI has worked hard over the past 10 years to provide the fire service with firefighter safety research to help us learn more about the fire environment and our tactics. Help UL-FSRI measure their success by completing this short survey. Your feedback is important.Thank You from the UL-FSRI Measuring Success Task GroupCharles Bailey- Assistant Chief Montgomery County, MD Mike Gagliano- Captain…See More
13 hours ago
P.J. Norwood's blog post was featured

Are You Courageous Enough?

This week’s Fire Engineering Google Hang out brought together a wealth of information that firefighters and officers can do today to reduce their risk to cancer. On behalf of Chief Bobby Halton we hosted Tim Elliott and Keith Tyson from the Firefighter Cancer Support Network (FCSN).We had a very lively and spirited discussion surrounding a taboo topic in many firehouses. Every firefighter needs to clearly understand that firefighter cancer is a looming personal catastrophe for each and every…See More
13 hours ago
John K. Murphy posted a blog post

Thanks for Hiring Me

Every once in a while, I look back on the individuals I hired as firefighters during my career. As the hiring process is a relatively complicated, I believe I made the right decisions in the hiring and rejection of candidate firefighters. That I made the right decisions was reaffirmed the other day when I stopped by one of my stations to check on crew deployed to Eastern Washington fighting the wildland fires and were met by several firefighters and staff members I hired. For some odd reason,…See More
14 hours ago

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A Fireman's Wife

Posted by Dave McGlynn on August 28, 2015 at 2:08pm

Thanks for Hiring Me

Posted by John K. Murphy on August 28, 2015 at 11:00am

Saving Firefighters Lives…

Posted by Aaron Zamzow on August 27, 2015 at 9:09pm

A Long History of Short Memories

Posted by Mark vonAppen on August 27, 2015 at 1:30pm

Improving Internal Communication

Posted by Joseph Kitchen on August 27, 2015 at 12:30pm

Are You Courageous Enough?

Posted by P.J. Norwood on August 27, 2015 at 11:06am


Posted by Isaac Frazier on August 27, 2015 at 7:00am

Hump Day SOS - Stop Asking for "THE" Way

Posted by David Rhodes on August 26, 2015 at 9:30am


Video: Reading house fire

firefighters in reading spent the night battling a two-alarm house fire. The flames broke out just before midnight in the 500 block of tulpehocken street. The building was vacant but one firefighter was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The cause of the fire is still under investigation

Video: Fire & Two Dead

Two found dead in Green Bay tauto store that burned down. Dead were inside a car.


UL-FSRI Measuring Success Survey

Started by P.J. Norwood in Sample Title 13 hours ago.

FDNY Waldbaum Fire: Insights, Remembrance and Learnings

Started by Christopher Naum, SFPE in Sample Title Aug 2.

Hydrant Pressure Reducer?

Started by Jerry Holenbeck in Sample Title Jul 13.

Water Supply and Tender Operations 2 Replies

Started by Trey Foust in Sample Title. Last reply by Dan Rice Jul 24.

Is salvage still important?

Started by Ryland Kendrick in Sample Title Jun 10.


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