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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

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Started Apr 10, 2011

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Some Nozzle Problems

I frequently get phone calls or emails with questions about the nozzle study conducted at my department. Recently a firefighter looking for some assistance took me down a line of issues and his attempted solutions which sounded very familiar.Integrated TipsStream ShapersBreak- away nozzlesLet us begin with Integrated tips and break away nozzles. Call it what it is; compromise…See More
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Climb to Remember, Train to Survive

Photo of Colorado Springs Firefighters at the Denver 9/11 Memorial Stair ClimbFor the past 5 years the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb campaign has brought thousands of firefighters and civilians together to honor the people and events of September 11th 2001. At the FDIC 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb…See More
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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

Vertical Ventilation Skill Building

Posted on April 29, 2014 at 8:00am — 4 Comments

"Pinning the line"

Posted on March 20, 2014 at 12:00am

Overcoming the Wall on Recessed Doors

Posted on November 17, 2013 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

Full Door Forcible Entry

Posted on October 15, 2013 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Halligan Adze: The Working End

Posted on September 29, 2013 at 4:30pm

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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 I have a couple of documents I'd like to send you that I think you'll find interesting. Thanks and...

Stay safe,


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…


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

Thanks, Brian

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


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



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

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 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

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FDIC 2011/2012- Ventilation Principles and Practices
FDIC 2013 - 2 1/2" Handline
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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