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"The only thing you can do is bring a high energy, and positive attitude. Some people…"

Robert Owens replied Mar 27, 2014 to It must suck to hate your job so much

3 Jun 7, 2014
Reply by Jonah Smith

"The last one I saw was when I was 19 on an old 1987 Seagrave open cab ladder truck m…"

Robert Owens replied Mar 15, 2012 to The Kelly Tool....

11 May 17, 2012
Reply by Donald Colarusso

"I go with 6 lengths as well, I have however heard of some companies out there preach…"

Robert Owens replied Jan 24, 2012 to 1 3/4 attack line length??

9 Feb 5, 2012
Reply by Christopher Huston

"Anything with a standpipe you gotta role with 2 1/2. Here is why in my opinion. 1. (…"

Robert Owens replied Nov 17, 2008 to Line selection is light-weight wood frame multiple dwellings

26 Jun 19, 2009
Reply by Kristopher Holien

"First off I wish people would get off of the "you are gonna push fire" argument. You…"

Robert Owens replied Nov 17, 2008 to Apartment fire tactics

10 Jan 23, 2009
Reply by Nate Brown

"I disagree. In my community we have a volunteer fire service and it you were to desc…"

Robert Owens replied Nov 6, 2008 to The Only Difference

29 Jan 18, 2009
Reply by Joe McClelland

"My Fd only did first response EMS until 1986 then they began to integrate "FIre Medi…"

Robert Owens replied Nov 6, 2008 to Balance of Fire and EMS Operations

7 Nov 7, 2008
Reply by Chris Fleming

"We try and do something everyday even if it s a short video. That being said Sunday…"

Robert Owens replied Nov 6, 2008 to Training on Sunday's

68 Nov 12, 2014
Reply by Karl Grath

"There was an article in Fireengineering about transitioning from an interior to a de…"

Robert Owens replied Nov 6, 2008 to Training for defensive operations?

1 Nov 6, 2008
Reply by Robert Owens

"We have assignments for the engine and the truck. Our minimum staffing is 3 we somet…"

Robert Owens replied Nov 6, 2008 to Engine Company Riding Assignments

21 Jan 13, 2010
Reply by Larry Glover


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