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"Hi all Down under here in Kiwi land we don't have a seperate rank for drivers. After…"

Michael Dombroski replied Jul 26, 2010 to Get Rid of an Obsolete Rank

13 Nov 19, 2014
Reply by zachary wolf

"Hi Kirk Thanks for your input. I'm glad that there's people out there who have the…"

Michael Dombroski replied Jul 26, 2010 to Friction Factor - Hose Lines

10 Jul 27, 2010
Reply by Kirk Allen

"Thanks William Our friction loss formula is different because we use the metric sys…"

Michael Dombroski replied Jul 26, 2010 to Friction Factor - Hose Lines

10 Jul 27, 2010
Reply by Kirk Allen

"Hope I'm not stating obvious, but we were originally taught to roof flap from the fr…"

Michael Dombroski replied May 3, 2010 to Roof Flapping

2 May 3, 2010
Reply by Michael Dombroski

"You know what? It happens exactly the same the world over. We sit around the mess ro…"

Michael Dombroski replied Feb 21, 2010 to Monday Morning Quarterbacks

10 Sep 17, 2010

"Hi all We use Ameican pumps down here and we have several methods of "emergency pri…"

Michael Dombroski replied Feb 21, 2010 to DRAFTING WITHOUT A PRIMER PUMP

24 Sep 12, 2011
Reply by Larry Lasich

"Hey Stacy Here's a Southern Hemisphere perspective for what its worth. Again, witho…"

Michael Dombroski replied Jul 29, 2009 to Tactics and hoseline choice

13 Oct 2, 2009
Reply by Pascal Marchand

"This is a relatively common scenario in our dwellings, and yes it does pose a proble…"

Michael Dombroski replied Jun 22, 2009 to Dwelling fires with attached front porches

9 Jul 1, 2009
Reply by Don Wilkinson

"Our union over here down under fought this battle several years ago. We now have ton…"

Michael Dombroski replied Jun 9, 2009 to Selective Station Alerting

5 Jun 9, 2009
Reply by Michael Dombroski


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