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Big issues with ventilation chain saw

My fire dept. has always used cutoff saws for vertical ventilation. Due to the way the roofs are constructed in the city (70% are galvanize…

Started by Cristian Guzman

4 Apr 12, 2012
Reply by Frank Ricci


Hello Brothers/ Sister of the Fire Service!!!   We have an Academy starting soon. I am intrested in any new ideas that you may use in your…

Started by Steve West

2 Mar 12, 2012
Reply by P.J. Norwood

Railroad Incidents/Emergencies Powerpoint needed

I am looking for any info or powerpoints on locomotive or rail car emergencies, like different types of tank cars. Send to dubree.douglas@r…

Started by Douglas DuBree

8 Mar 8, 2012
Reply by Brendan Malone

Leather helmets

Does the New Yorker really sit lower if you take the round pad out of it? Do you still leave the straps in and just take out the pad? I've…

Started by B.J. Huge

6 Feb 19, 2012
Reply by Dave Stacy

Community Outreach

Hello all,        I am volunteer Lieutenant in a NJ fire department. I am also head of community involvment in our fire department. I was w…

Started by Elliot Belote

2 Feb 18, 2012
Reply by Dave Stacy

Looking for Vehicle Extrication Benchmarks

I have recently been assigned as the Technical Rescue Program Manager for the Beaumont Fire Department in Beaumont, Texas. I would like to…

Started by John G. Bourgeois

0 Jan 12, 2012

Scott Pack Tracker Locater

Does your Department or a Department you know of currently use the Scott Pack Tracker Locater device? If so, I need your assistance. I am c…

Started by Matthew Shultz

4 Dec 29, 2011
Reply by Matthew Shultz

Looking for sample SOPs/SOGs for Gators/Quads/ATVs

My department just purchased a 4 seat Husqvarna Gator that is supposed to be used for all terrain search/rescue and possibly brush fires. W…

Started by Elliot Belote

2 Dec 23, 2011
Reply by Elliot Belote

Code 3 response

I am interested in knowing how other departments operate in code 3 mode. My department allows for 10 mph over the posted speed limit. We mu…

Started by Bob Shovald

14 Dec 21, 2011
Reply by iris

Documented bail-out device uses

I was curious if anyone knew of any websites or resources with documented uses of bail-out devices on the fireground?  Several of my fellow…

Started by Matt Ballance

0 Nov 29, 2011


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