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Honoring Tradition

I recently had the opportunity to visit the Chicago Fire Department’s Fire Academy for a class. When I walked in the door I was met by a…

Started by Jason Hoevelmann

5 May 13, 2010
Reply by Michael Bricault (ret)

Looking for a study on bunker gear contamination

Hi...a year to two ago I remember running across a study done with brand new bunker was sampled before and after being exposed to…

Started by John Barrett

1 May 8, 2010
Reply by Jeff Schwering

The 360: Basement Bulk Heads

Look for secondary means of egress for basements too. We have all heard and been taught to do a 360 of the structure during a working fir…

Started by Jason Hoevelmann

2 May 7, 2010
Reply by Jeff Schwering

Crude Oil

Here is something to give some thought to... Is Crude Oil (heavy crude oil) lighter or heavier than water?

Started by Todd McKee

4 May 5, 2010
Reply by Brad Hoff

Roof Flapping

Considering changes in vehicle roof construction (rollover prevention, etc.) is roof flapping still useful -time wise - vs. cutting all 4 p…

Started by Emmett Savage

2 May 3, 2010
Reply by Michael Dombroski

FDIC Classrom proceedings 2010

I'm having trouble accessing the classroom proceedings. The site isn't coming up no matter how I enter the web address. Any ideas?

Started by Andy Stromfeld

6 May 2, 2010
Reply by Gabe Scarpa

Breakdown of FDIC 2010 H.O.T. RIT Combat Drills

The second day of HOT classes at FDIC 2010 was RIT Combat Drills with Assistant Chief of Pittsburgh, Jim Crawford and his crew. This day wa…

Started by Jason Hoevelmann

0 May 1, 2010

Liner change

Has anyone ever changed out the inner liner of a sam houston? If so, how big of a pain in the a#& is it?

Started by Brian Sebastian

6 May 1, 2010
Reply by Michael Bricault (ret)

recruit evaluations

Looking for a form to use for daily firefighter evaluation form.

Started by troy kerckhove

0 Apr 30, 2010

Help with Haz Mat problem...

I am in need of some is the question... When relatively small amounts of magnesium burn, the fires are extinguished using…

Started by Matthew Hallock

8 Apr 29, 2010
Reply by Todd McKee


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