Great Piece on looking after the citizens. I find it refreshing when Brothers evaluate things for themselves and present facts and yet are said to be causing controversy, and trying to hold the fire service back from progressing. Keep speaking the truth. Many others including myself know exactly what you mean.
Hey Dave - Thanks for the invite bro! Tell your friend to email me at FFDPEK@aol.com and I will forward what I have on the prop. I just finished designing and building a second addition (besides the Denver Hallway). I hope to post a YouTube video on it in the next few weeks.
“If everyone on the Team was like me, what kind of Team would it be?” The above quote is attributed to the Navy SEALs. The question it asks is an important one. Would the Team succeed if everyone was like you? Are you putting your best effort in?Imagine if there was a sign above the door to your dayroom that said, “If everyone on the Fire Department was like me, what kind of Fire Department would it be? So often many of us get caught up in who we think are, the image we think we are…See More
Disclaimer: I am not, have never been, will not be, against any research that can be used to make our job safer. We all know firefighting is ‘inherently dangerous’ because it says so on every piece of equipment we wear. Anything we can do to improve our ability to accomplish the mission, protecting life and property, should be thoroughly investigated. Like so many of you, I am only passing through this job. I may have spent most of my adult life as a firefighter, but in terms of how long we…See More
A healthy dose of fear is good. Too much is debilitatingIf you read the magazines, social media or take a class, you can’t help but be bombarded by the messages that proclaim this job is dangerous. So much of it is used today to advocate for us being better at our job is safety. Which is…See More
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