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Are you dedicated?

Seriously, are you truly dedicated to the fire service?Before we debate your dedication to the fire service lets first look at the definition of dedication.Dedication - the quality of being dedicated or committed to a task or purpose.You will quickly notice it does not mention or measure someone’s dedication. There is no calculation to quantify your level of dedication.  There are many levels that different individuals dedicate to the fire service. Some put themselves out there 24/7, reading,…See More
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Are you dedicated?

Posted by P.J. Norwood on August 27, 2014 at 8:04pm

Hump Day SOS - Losing Our Experts

Posted by David Rhodes on August 27, 2014 at 9:00am

Changing Terminology = Same Previous Tactics

Posted by Jeremy Rebok on August 26, 2014 at 8:44am

Morale and Excellence

Posted by Mark vonAppen on August 24, 2014 at 10:00pm

Head on a Swivel

Posted by Douglas Mitchell, Jr. on August 24, 2014 at 10:40am

The Firehouse Short List

Posted by Lt. Billy Greenwood on August 23, 2014 at 1:30pm


Posted by Paul Combs on August 23, 2014 at 9:59am


Posted by Jason Hoevelmann on August 22, 2014 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment

Women and Children First on Backstep Firefighter

Posted by Dave LeBlanc on August 20, 2014 at 7:48pm — 1 Comment

Hump Day SOS - The Orginal Mission

Posted by David Rhodes on August 20, 2014 at 9:30am

What's changed or changing in your district?

Posted by P.J. Norwood on August 20, 2014 at 8:35am


Posted by Eric Saylors on August 19, 2014 at 3:13pm


S.L.I.C.E.R.S. Clarification

Started by Kyle Haertling in Sample Title yesterday.

Firefighter Checkin Systems

Started by Phil Goulet in Sample Title Aug 15.

Burning Desire

Started by Frank Viscuso in Sample Title Aug 9.

Class A Hat Badge 1 Reply

Started by JOSEPH KOONCE in Sample Title. Last reply by Frank Ricci Jul 15.


Started by John Fischer in Sample Title Jul 2.

Tower Rescue Skills

Started by Hector Rivera in Sample Title Jul 1.

SOP for Flow Path Control - Who has one?

Started by Dan Miller in Sample Title Jun 29.

Childs arm trapped in revolving door 1 Reply

Started by Isaac Frazier in Sample Title. Last reply by BRENT WEIR Jun 24.

Bachelors Degree Info : Any advice? 1 Reply

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Pre-Incident Plans 2 Replies

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