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Chad Menard's blog post was featured

Company Officer Training 101: Fair vs. Consistent

Fair vs. Consistent.Example 1: It’s 0703 and Bob is walking into the engine bay. He called you about 15 minutes prior to shift change and told you he was going to be a little late, he had a flat tire about 5 miles down the road. You asked if he needed help and he stated no, he was already in the process of putting the spare tire on and wouldn’t take him but 10-15 minutes. You said “Ok, see you in a few.”Example 2: It’s 0740 and Tyler is calling your phone. You answer it and he tells you he over…See More
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Jason Hoevelmann's blog post was featured

The Benefits of the Low Prop in Firefighter Bailout Training

We have the distinct honor and pleasure to offer our Firefighter Bailout class at FDIC 2015 this year as one of the HOT classes.  We feel, like most, that we should train and drill constantly on the basics like engine company operations, search, ventilation, fire behavior, ladder work, forcible and the list goes on, to prevent the need for a firefighter to have to exit an…See More
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Brad Hoff posted a blog post

The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality: OH

It is in great sadness, that we as a Brotherhood, post the 19th Line Of Duty Death for 2015 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter & Fire Apparatus Operator Daryl Gordon has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family, friends and our Brothers & Sisters with the Cincinnati Fire Department.Daryl Gordon…See More
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Firefighter Health and Wellness: Success Stories and More

A short while back, I posted a blog called…See More
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