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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.

Here's What We Forget When We "Never Forget"

Another year has come and gone, and we firefighters have paused to remember the brave 343 who gave their lives on that spectacularly horrif…

Started by John Mitchell

1 Nov 4, 2014
Reply by Art "Chief Reason" Goodrich

We Should Be Hearing All About Mike Behette Today, Rather Than Knowing So Much About the Navy Yard Shooter.

Here we go again.   By now, we know way too much about the coward with anger management issues who killed a dozen innocent people yesterday…

Started by John Mitchell

0 Sep 17, 2013

A Community Member Has Lost Everything

I'm not sure if everyone has heard, and I hope my friend PJ doesn't get pissed off at me for letting everyone know that during the recent C…

Started by Bobby Halton

2 Sep 13, 2013
Reply by Bobby Halton

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

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)

Solving Training Problems for Fire Departments

trainlu, LLC is a new service that provides firefighter training via a video on demand solution.  It  is starting a revolution in the way f…

Started by Michele Smith

0 Apr 18, 2012

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

Excellent Example of How Collaboration Should Work

On Firehouse Zen today I posted a reflection on the collaborative effort undertaken by the Seattle and Raleigh Fire Departments to use the…

Started by Michael "Mick" Mayers

3 Jul 12, 2011
Reply by Kate Daring

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