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Is respect a two way street or just for Officers to learn, what do you think?

Is earning respect a two way street? I believe is surely is. As officers we have to earn respect, instead of expecting it handed to us with…

Started by Jeff SchweringLatest Reply

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We laugh now, when we burn a fireman on a training burn?

When did this happen? A training fire, a fireman or maybe more get burned and we laugh at them. Is this what our profession has come to? Le…

Started by Jeff Schwering

2 Jun 26, 2012
Reply by Michael Bricault (ret)

How soon should a firefighter be able to "certify" as a Firefighter II?

  Hello Brothers and Sisters Long Time No Web Surf   Sorry I've been away, but enough with the sniveling...   According to the Essentials M…

Started by Mike Walker

2 Nov 2, 2011
Reply by Mike Walker

Left for Life?

A common teaching method is being taught to firefighters concerning fog nozzles. The saying goes something like this; "Right for reach/Left…

Started by Mike Walker

18 Jun 26, 2011
Reply by Pierre-Louis LAMBALLAIS

The color of PPE

Hey all, we are looking at switching colors of our PPE from tan to black. There used to be a study through the Boston Fire Department that…

Started by Kelly Ross

3 Sep 20, 2010
Reply by Mike Walker

What Side?

Today I watched Chief Rick Laskys pride and ownership video for the umpteenth time in the past year or so and today it struck me differentl…

Started by Dan Rice

2 Aug 12, 2010
Reply by Dan Rice

Paper Experts. No Street Skills!

Ever stop and wonder how some people got to their lofty pulpits that they teeter upon? As I listen to different authors spout their expert…

Started by Brian Arnold

17 May 7, 2010
Reply by Jeff Schwering

Target Hazards and Pre-Plans

So I will admit that our dept has been LAZY for lack of better term in our pre plan practices and need to get it in gear.  My question to y…

Started by Brandon Krause

4 Mar 1, 2010
Reply by Jay Schlossareck

YOU MAKE THE CALL

Setting: Two story private dwelling, 02:00! Heavy smoke visible on the #1 floor, on the first company's arrival, Mom outside pointing at be…

Started by Jeff Schwering

17 Dec 26, 2009
Reply by Joe McClelland

OUR OWN WORST ENEMY!

Brothers and Sisters, I believe we all can agree, we can be our own worst enemy. I try to remind myself of this everyday. Lets talk about t…

Started by Jeff Schwering

31 Nov 16, 2009
Reply by Jeff Schwering

Is respect a two way street or just for Officers to learn, what do you think?

Is earning respect a two way street? I believe is surely is. As officers we have to earn respect, instead of expecting it handed to us with…

Started by Jeff Schwering

38 Nov 5, 2009
Reply by Jeff Schwering

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