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This throwback photo was taken in the seventies at the retirement party for Raymond “Raybo” Adams. Raymond was an “old timer” when I joined his company. He also was the star pitcher on the department baseball team and he could still “bring the stuff” as he aged.The picture always reminds me of the old and the new and the generational differences that we hear so much about in the Fire Service. It also causes me to stop and wonder how we can capture the best of both.The stumbling blocks that we…See More
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Jeremy Rebok posted a blog post

Front Seat Rider Considerations

“Engine 1 is on scene confirming 123 South Front Street with a 1 story occupied row of stores. There is smoke showing from the Alpha/Bravo corner. We’ve laid out from the hydrant at Front and Wayne…we’re going offensive with a 2” in the end unit…Engine 2 pick up our hydrant and Truck 1 come North on…See More
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Chad Menard posted a blog post

The Scene Size-Up, Is It Really That Big of a Deal?

       The scene size-up is the most important thing the first due officer can do. In my class I have a large section based solely on the scene size-up and the things that go into establishing one correctly. It needs to be accurate. It needs to be complete. It sets the tone for the rest of the incident and should be based off of Life Safety, Incident Stabilization, and Property Conservation. If we do not get this done then the strategic and tactical goals of the incident may not be what they…See More

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Posted by Warren Cersley on March 4, 2015 at 9:46am

Front Seat Rider Considerations

Posted by Jeremy Rebok on March 3, 2015 at 1:00pm

The Sunday Preach

Posted by Dan Shaw on March 2, 2015 at 1:45pm

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Curbing Carcinogens, For Our Own

Posted by AB Turenne on March 1, 2015 at 3:30pm


Video: Barn Collapse in Cortland County: 3-4-15

Hundreds of cows escaped a barn collapse on West Keeney Road in the Cortland town of Cuyler. Andrew Donovan is on the scene with Deputy Fire Coordinator, Mahlon Irish.

Video: Other Companies Offering Support for Injured Firefighter

Firefighters often refer to themselves as Brothers in Battle. That phrase is why after hearing about one of their own being injured while fighting a fire, other companies started stepping up, showing support and honoring him.


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