Empty years do not equal worthwhile experience and neither does a certificate mean you are capable of doing the job.If you are an empty shirt skating through your career and not engaging in worthwhile training, and gaining meaningful experience, you are to blame for the slide into mediocrity that seems to be infecting the fire service.If you are nothing more than a certificate collector attending classes just to build a resume, but never really utilizing or sharing what you have learned, you…See More
There has been a great push for both firefighters and civilians to understand the concept of “closing the door”. To them (civilians) it means that they are safer in the event of a fire in the home. To us, it means tenable space and a greater potential for a save, even in a well -involved building. What if we find a victim in the bedroom? How are do you plan to take them out? We are creatures of habit, which means we are likely to go out the same way we came in. If we take that civilian…See More
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