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Lives in:
Ohio
Department:
Toledo Fire/Rescue
Title/rank:
Private
Years of public service:
11
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Topics you provide training for:
- Recruit School
- Rapid Intervention
- High Rise Operations
- Vehicle Extrication
- Rope Rescue/Confined Space
Areas of expertise:
General Firefighting and Special Operations
Web site:
http://squadgoes.blogspot.com

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Don't Bring a Knife To A Gunfight

As the title says, if your life is in the balance, you want to be sure that you are as prepared as possible right?

Then why is it that on fires in cities and towns big and small, you can find videos or pictures of firefighters getting off the rig without tools? Or worse... carrying a tool then not using it?

I work with some great firemen who you know will grab the same tool everytime they get off the rig because they are masters at using the tool efficiently and expertly. I…

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Posted on January 6, 2012 at 12:04pm

Don't Bring a Knife To A Gunfight

As the title says, if your life is in the balance, you want to be sure that you are as prepared as possible right?

Then why is it that on fires in cities and towns big and small, you can find videos or pictures of firefighters getting off the rig without tools? Or worse... carrying a tool then not using it?

I work with some great firemen who you know will grab the same tool everytime they get off the rig because they are masters at using the tool efficiently and expertly. I…

Continue

Posted on January 6, 2012 at 12:04pm

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At 4:52am on October 14, 2008, Moe Collins said…
Congratulations Brother...Good Job!
At 8:02pm on October 12, 2008, Moe Collins said…
Good job today Jake & good luck on the test tomorrow!
 
 
 

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