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Are You Ready as an Incident Commander when your Firefighters "Press Their MAYDAY Button"?

BY: Joe Pronesti While relaxing one Sunday in my easy chair watching my favorite team the Green Bay Packers, a commercial came on for a pop…

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Training Prompt: Top Floor Fire, Truck Duties

Either assigned to the truck or simply getting on it before it goes out the door, you arrive at a top floor fire. The video above is meant…

Started by Bill CareyLatest Reply

Expect Fire: Burbank Four-Alarm Dumpster

  ‘Relax, it’s just a dumpster.’   Video below is of what eventually becomes a four-alarm fire in Burbank, California. According to the L…

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new officer goals

What goals would you consider as a new officer?

Started by Jason Sorgen

1 Aug 20
Reply by Thomas D. Kuglin Jr.

Why are Volunteer firefighters hated so much???

Why are Volunteer firefighters hated so much??? I have been wondering this from the day I started. I never thought is was as bad until we h…

Started by Jason Petalas

16 Feb 7
Reply by Karl Grath

Farewell to extinguish the traditional the current

Farewell to extinguish the traditional the current     To whom it may concern We have a new system suppresses all major fires and it is pat…

Started by Dr.mostafa elnhrawy

0 Jan 9

Pump panel flow meters?

Can anyone tell me why we would NOT put flow meters on our engine's pump panels along with pressure gauges? We do a lot of math in our head…

Started by Thorpe Logemann

1 Apr 16, 2016
Reply by Todd "Walt" Walton

Portable training maze specification

As I am currently involved in forming a new training program, for my department, i came across with the task of planning and building a new…

Started by Nikas Konstantinos

1 Apr 16, 2016
Reply by Todd "Walt" Walton

Medical oxygen generating systems

Is anyone familiar with a fire department or jurisdiction that utilizes medical oxygen generating systems (both fixed and mobile)? Looking…

Started by Christine Uhlhorn

0 Jan 6, 2016

Firefighter Mystery Novels

Hi,  I'm a 14 year volunteer firefighter in Brookline NH who has begun writing a series of novels based in firefighting.  I weave in calls…

Started by Philip Soletsky

0 Nov 25, 2015

Engine Company Operations Tips and Tricks

What are some tips and tricks that we can teach the new and incoming firefighters?

Started by Trey Foust

0 Sep 17, 2015

UL-FSRI Measuring Success Survey

Please take a few minutes of your valuable time to help shape the future of the fire service. UL-FSRI has worked hard over the past 10 year…

Started by P.J. Norwood

0 Aug 28, 2015

FDNY Waldbaum Fire: Insights, Remembrance and Learnings

Join us Monday night August 3, 2015 at 7:30pm ET for a special podcast on on Blogtalkradio on Taking it to the Stree…

Started by Christopher Naum, SFPE

0 Aug 2, 2015


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