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How to Become a Firefighter

Fire Engineering How to Become a Firefighter.  Many theories exist on the right path to follow to be successful at becoming a career firefi…

Started by Craig Freeman

2 Mar 28, 2016
Reply by Jim Connelly

How Do You Define Firefighter Fit?

Most people, when asked this question, will normally think about how much weight they can lift or if the are overweight or not.  I argue th…

Started by Aaron Zamzow

9 May 23, 2015
Reply by Eric C.

Reality Firefighting TV

We all know that reality TV is huge with our generation and when one show makes it big, a dozen variations of the same show come out shortl…

Started by Justin Renner

0 Sep 10, 2013

Check out Fire Engineering on Chicago Fire

Hey our good friend Chicago fire Department Battalion chief Steve Chikerotis long-time contributor to fire engineering magazine and FDIC in…

Started by Bobby Halton

0 Dec 6, 2012

Personal Situational Awareness - "The Mayonnaise Jar and Two Cups of Coffee"

Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to chat with a nationally-known fire service legend.  How fortunate for me to be one of the two g…

Started by John Mitchell

1 Sep 28, 2012
Reply by Bobby Halton

What do you do to improve your skills and fitness?

With September 11th coming up this week, I decided to blog about firefighter fitness motivation. The blog reviews the firefighter fatality…

Started by Aaron Zamzow

0 Sep 9, 2012

Attached Garage Fire Simulation

So, here is our simulation for the week. What are our priorities and where are you taking the first line?Where is the second line and going…

Started by Jason Hoevelmann

3 Sep 6, 2012
Reply by Jim Wilk

To Workout or Not? When and what type of workouts do you do on shift?

This is a major concern for the fire rescue athlete,. On one hand we know we should be working out to stay and get fit for duty. Yet , if w…

Started by Aaron Zamzow

6 Aug 6, 2012
Reply by Michael Bricault (ret)

William Shatner - Turkey Fryer Safety

Check out this amusing (and well done) series on turkey fryer safety with William Shatner. (there are two videos in there)   http://www.mul

Started by Joe Zasada

0 Nov 15, 2011

Are firefighter wives special? Not compared 2 similar wives like police & army but compared to others Do they have "special" qualities?

I recently read an article on Firefighter Nation that looked at this topic. Curious what the consensus was from the firefighter's perspecti…

Started by Shari Simpson

9 Oct 20, 2011
Reply by Brian Jones


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