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Fireground Strategies and Other Stuff from the Street

Hey Brothers and Sisters Have anew blog on the FE blog page called Fireground Strategies and Other Stuff from the Street.  Please log on an…

Started by Anthony Avillo

0 May 11, 2011


With MVA's (responding and returning) now at #2 on the LODD list, what has your department done to address this? What policies have been pu…

Started by Anthony Avillo

6 Jan 25, 2011
Reply by Bill Carlisle

Old School Approach article

Hi friends and sports fans anyone care to make comment, -- good, bad, or indifferent on the article i have in march issue it is a subject i…

Started by Anthony Avillo

1 Jul 16, 2010
Reply by Marques Bush

Incident sectorisation

I'm interested to get views from experienced officers in relation to how you best sectorise an incident ground to reduce the span of contro…

Started by Michael Dombroski

8 Mar 26, 2010
Reply by Eric Myers


Is freelancing a routine part of your fireground? How is it addressed prior to an incident or when it occurs, after the incident. Who is he…

Started by Anthony Avillo

21 May 14, 2009
Reply by Shareef Abdu Nur

radio reports

Does your dept have a standard first on-scene radio report format? Do all the reports sound similar? What is in them? OR does it depend on…

Started by Anthony Avillo

7 Mar 28, 2009
Reply by Anthony Avillo

Fire instructor qualifications

What does your department require for an officer or firefighter to be considered (qualified) as an instructor? Is this a state or local dec…

Started by Anthony Avillo

3 Mar 28, 2009
Reply by Anthony Avillo

What would be the one piece of advice you would want to give a probie?

I am hoping this discussion can be used in FF 1 classes on the 1st day as a guide from those around the country. Our wealth of experience h…

Started by Anthony Avillo

4 Mar 2, 2009
Reply by David DeStefano

what was the best fireground lesson you have ever learned?

share your experience with the rest of us> To be of any value, lssons learned must be shared

Started by Anthony Avillo

2 Feb 13, 2009
Reply by Jeff Schwering

when do you go to the roof?

You have a fire in a building with a flat roof. Does your dept assign a pair of FF's to the roof? When does your dept. go to the roof? Who…

Started by Anthony Avillo

4 Jan 7, 2009
Reply by Michael Bricault (ret)


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