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Outside the Box:Pedal Displacement

The fire service is no stranger to outside of the box thinking. Here is a simple why you can displace a pedal with seat belt webbing and spreaders. Every vehicle has some webbing it, it's called seat belts. Cut out a seat belt and then snake it around the pedal. Tie the seat belt into a loop that extends around 6 inches outside of the rocker panel. Use the spreaders and the seat belt loop to displace the pedal and pull it outwards.Make sure the loop extends out past the rocker panel, a short…See More
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Chad Menard posted a blog post

Air Management Comes Before The Call

When firefighters hear the term “air management” they often think of the ways they were taught to maximize their working time while on air in an IDLH environment. They picture consumption courses, spaghetti drills, and all the fun things from recruit school and other trainings that aided them in prolonging their operational time while wearing their SCBA. They think about skip breathing and various techniques taught by others to help get the last breath possible out of that bottle. Those are all…See More
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Outside the Box:Pedal Displacement

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Air Management Comes Before The Call

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A prayer service Monday allowed family and friends to remember Andrew Zalme, 42, of Dakota City, who died when he collapsed after responding to a fire Thursday night.


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