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What do you call your occupancies?

I'm working on developing some standard tactics based upon types of occupancy to which we respond; basically, rather than just saying 2 sto…

Started by Tim Linke

1 May 17, 2011

Where to start your search?

Ok, I will venture down this road, I see the newest Building Block talks about the victims on the floor above the fire are at equal or grea…

Started by Mike Donovan

12 Apr 18, 2011
Reply by Pierre-Louis LAMBALLAIS

Interior attack

Here is a link to an article about a fire which happened in december 2010 in Belgium. The chief is one flahsover instructor of our group of…

Started by Pierre-Louis LAMBALLAIS

0 Apr 18, 2011

Frank Ricci Q&A from his Tactical Building Blocks Webcast

You can read Frank's answers to questions viewers posed to him HERE. And if you haven't heard Frank's Webcast, check it out HERE (It's free…

Started by Fire Engineering

2 Nov 22, 2010

Ventilation Training

With new firefighters coming in and no chain saw knowledge what can we do? The PVC chalk saw was good in the beginning but really only give…

Started by Andrew Schaffran

16 Feb 19, 2010
Reply by Andrew Schaffran

Smoke Showing video up

Here's a link to it. I also have a few copies of it on DVD, if anybody wants one.

Started by Fire Engineering

13 Feb 14, 2009

Roll call or PAR policy

I posted this on another group and got no replies. I figured that I would try this one being it has the most members. Does anyone have a p…

Started by Mike Mullen

1 Oct 28, 2008

Oh no its time to tallk about stairs again

Ok, here is the question we will be talking about till the end of time. Fighting to get up or down the stairs. It never fails but I always…

Started by Stephen Young

1 May 25, 2008


This is a very important topic, but very hard for a smaller town to accomplish. I agree that it needs to be in place, but how do we do this…

Started by Joe McClelland

13 Apr 19, 2008
Reply by Rudy Horist


Question: What have other departments done or going to do in regards to NFPA 1404. In my department we currently using MSA low pressure 30…

Started by Bob Shovald

8 Mar 23, 2008


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