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Positive Pressure Attack Challenge

PPV Challenge It is my belief that properly implemented PPA used for fire attack is the safest, quickest, most effective way to provide in…

Started by Phil JoseLatest Reply

How would you deal with this one as one of the first due compy officers or IC?

This is fire from the suburbs of Chicago in the mid 1970's. I think that the size of the building and the layout along with the fire situat…

Started by Jim MasonLatest Reply

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Fire Ground Communications

Group In the fire service training books, lectures and HOT classes we always hear about communications. If you "see something say something…

Started by Jim Mason

16 Apr 5, 2014
Reply by Eric Michael Ziegelhofer

Pre arrival assignments

Ok, here is a small attempt to get this group active again, does your dept have specific tasks for each arriving apparatus or are tasks a**…

Started by Brandon Krause

16 Jan 26, 2012
Reply by Scott Thompson

RIT, where are we, stone age or 2010?

Ok folks, here's my shot at trying to jumpstart things abit. I watched a webcast last week asking," How would you grade your RIT?" and star…

Started by Jeff Schwering

24 Apr 6, 2011
Reply by Pierre-Louis LAMBALLAIS

Search Rope SOG/SOPs

Good Morning everyone...   I should probably re-introduce myself... became a member of these forums what seems like a long time ago, specif…

Started by Matt Erdman

0 Feb 8, 2011

When things go wrong

I know jeff will appreciatte this , A month ago we had what you could consider a average call for a Dumspter fire, report from dispatch st…

Started by Mike France

4 Jun 29, 2010
Reply by Mark Wadsworth

Interesting Fire Video -While looking around the internet for training videos I came across this one. I'm interested i…

Started by Michael Bricault (ret)

4 Jan 31, 2010
Reply by Tom Hofland


Brothers and Sisters, I'm going to light this fuse in the Pandora's box and CSF groups and let everyone have a say: Setting: Two story pri…

Started by Jeff Schwering

8 Jan 31, 2010
Reply by Tom Hofland

Multiple Victim Removals via Portable Ladders

This is another video I'd like to hear some commentary about.

Started by Michael Bricault (ret)

2 Dec 8, 2009
Reply by Brandon Krause

Nozzle choice

Smooth bore vs. fog. Which do you prefer and why? Does your answer change with the diameter? Does your answer change with application such…

Started by Aj Bonnett

3 Sep 28, 2009
Reply by Shareef Abdu Nur

Firefighting "grenade"

I posted this in an other group also, to get alot of different opinions. I'm extremely interested to hear your views on this "new technolog…

Started by Joe Pantaleo

10 Aug 10, 2009
Reply by Ian Bruzenak


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