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FDIC National Fallen Firefighters Foundation 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb
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Started this discussion. Last reply by jorden Apr 30, 2012.

Conex VES Prop

Find more videos like this on Fire Engineering Training CommunityThis prop was built a little over a year ago for our truck company…Continue

Tags: FDTN, low, cost, Boxes, Conex

Started Apr 23, 2011

Classic firefighting videos from Iowa State University Archives

The option to embed these videos has been disabled so hit the links and enjoy a look back at some classic training videos. The…Continue

Tags: State, nozzleman, Iowa, Fire, history

Started Apr 10, 2011

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Parapet Practices

The back of a commercial occupancy typically provides the best roof access for aerial ladders. Less customer parking (obstruction), fewer windows and doors to work around and parapet walls are not as common. Most commercial signage and aesthetic architecture is in the front of the structure allowing for simple access to the roof…See More
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Feb 24
Brian Brush posted a blog post

The Exponential Engine

I would say there are two questions I field more than any others when it comes to fire streams and apparatus set up. The first is, “How is your engine set up?” and the second, “How would you set up an engine”. I believe most of the time people who ask the first question really want the answer to the second question. So rather than waste the explanation of how an engine is currently set up and what I would change I think it would be best to start with a blank sheet and explain one approach to…See More
Feb 18
Brian Brush's blog post was featured

Nozzle Reaction

“Arguments for and against the use of various nozzle designs often become nullified on the fire ground as crews find they cannot safely operate lines which exhibit high nozzle reaction forces” Captain David P. FornellNozzle Operating Pressure…See More
Feb 15
 

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Parapet Practices

Posted on March 2, 2015 at 9:55am

The Exponential Engine

Posted on February 18, 2015 at 9:30pm

Nozzle Reaction

Posted on February 12, 2015 at 3:00pm

2 1/2" Hose Pros and Precautions

Posted on November 13, 2014 at 10:30pm

Some Nozzle Problems

Posted on September 16, 2014 at 6:30pm

Climb to Remember, Train to Survive

Posted on August 12, 2014 at 6:00pm

Low Pressure Training

Posted on August 5, 2014 at 11:01pm

Standpipe Systems Review

Posted on June 24, 2014 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Hose Bundle Hook Up

Posted on June 10, 2014 at 3:00pm — 3 Comments

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At 6:20pm on April 29, 2014, Donald McD. Chambers said…

Hey, Brian:

Very nice piece on Vertical Ventilation! The pictures do a great job of illustrating the points made in the text. When you get a chance, could you shoot me an email at dchambers@fit4fire.com? I have a couple of documents I'd like to send you that I think you'll find interesting. Thanks and...

Stay safe,

Don

Donald McD. Chambers

At 11:24pm on December 16, 2011, Christopher Huston said…

Thanks for connecting with me on FE! You gonna be at FSW in March? If not we'll catch up in Indy!

At 5:57am on September 6, 2011, Brian McDonald said…

Brian

I thought your article on nozzle selection was very thorough and well researched. Good references in article!

Please forward a copy of full report to    bjmmf@nbnet.nb.ca

Thanks, Brian

At 3:32pm on September 5, 2011, Stephen Ludwig said…

Brian,

Just read the nozzle article, great work. I would love a copy of the study. My E-mail is sdludwig@fuse.net

 

Thanks,

Steve Ludwig

At 8:24am on August 16, 2011, Nick Dvorscak said…

G******** Brian. Loved the Nozzle Study article. Would like the full document. Please email me at iaff365@att.net

Thanks, and stay Safe

Nick Dvorscak

 

At 9:59pm on April 28, 2011, DALE G. PEKEL said…

Hello Brian,

 

Thanks for the add Brother - Keep up the great work!!

At 2:13pm on April 25, 2011, Brandon Erbe said…
Hey Brian here is my email berbe11@comcast.net Thanks for your help on this. Hope things are well for you guys out there. I hear a lot of good things about West Metro.
At 11:42am on April 2, 2011, Bobby Halton said…
Brian WOW thanks for all the video! Fantastic stuff! Thank you! Bobby

Profile Information

Lives in:
Denver Area
Department:
Denver Area
Title/rank:
Lt.
Years of public service:
16
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Topics you provide training for:
FDIC 2011/2012- Ventilation Principles and Practices
FDIC 2013 - 2 1/2" Handline
Bio:
Lieutenant in Lakewood Colorado . Brian Brush began his fire service career in Northern California as a volunteer in 1996. His past experience includes work as a seasonal firefighter with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and as a technician at Oklahoma State Fire Service Training. He holds a Bachelors in Fire and Emergency Services Administration and an Associates Degree in Paramedicine.
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http://firebytrade.com

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