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Jonathan Brumley posted a blog post

Eddie Would Go

On the Hawaiian island of Oahu, thousands of people are gathering to watch what is considered to be the most prestigious surfing event in the world. The Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational matches some of the top surfers on the planet with swells towering higher than many of our houses. In fact, the event does not even take place if the waves do not exceed heights of twenty feet. It is for this reason that the event has only been held nine times in last 31 years. Organizers refuse to sacrifice…See More
13 hours ago
The First Twenty posted a blog post

Muscle Imbalances and Injury Potential

Muscle Imbalances and Injury PotentialAs firefighters there are so many things we need to be thinking about during an emergency scene.  Rig placement, radio communication, building construction, fire location, and smoke color, volume, and pressure are only a fraction of the things that run through our mind…See More
14 hours ago
Brad French posted a blog post

Cold Weather Tip: Sprinkler Valves

In a winter-time cold snap, it’s inevitable that departments will be called to respond to numerous broken water pipe incidents.  Almost every firefighter in the country can find at least a handful of sprinkler-protected buildings in their response area.  While we can certainly all agree as firefighters that sprinkler systems are…See More
16 hours ago
Warren Cersley posted a blog post


LASTING IMPRESSIONSI have written previously on Facebook - IN THESE BOOTS about the life lessons learned from athletics and how they can be applied to the Fire Service. Coaching, leadership, teamwork, selflessness, pride, failure, success, attitude, attitude and attitude all apply to success and winning in any field of endeavor.I wrote about the journeyman pro catcher at an Oakland/Baltimore game who was too arrogant and self consumed to sign a couple of autographs for my children who had…See More
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Eddie Would Go

Posted by Jonathan Brumley on February 10, 2016 at 10:30am

Muscle Imbalances and Injury Potential

Posted by The First Twenty on February 10, 2016 at 9:30am

Cold Weather Tip: Sprinkler Valves

Posted by Brad French on February 10, 2016 at 8:13am


Posted by Warren Cersley on February 10, 2016 at 7:19am

Pressing the Safety Engine Into Action Early

Posted by Dan Miller on February 7, 2016 at 11:00pm

"Mind the Step"

Posted by Douglas Mitchell, Jr. on February 7, 2016 at 3:57pm

4 Ways to Practice Like You Play

Posted by AB Turenne on February 6, 2016 at 10:57pm

Tactical Communications Preplanning

Posted by Samuel Villani, III on February 3, 2016 at 1:07pm


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