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Teaching Tradition/FDIC 2010

Hi Everyone,   I'll be presenting a class entitled "Teaching Tradition, Tradtion" at FDIC 2010. I would like to include some specific "trad…

Started by Glenn Corbett

0 Mar 6, 2010

Teaching Tradition?

does anyone have any good training material for teaching the importance of tradition to new recruits?? looking for a presentation that can…

Started by Brandon Roark

18 Dec 19, 2009
Reply by Charley Walters

Firehouse Gongs

This may seem like a silly question, but I'm wondering if anyone has ever built a replica of a firehouse gong. I've seen a few on ebay, but…

Started by Tim Linke

0 Nov 23, 2009

Washing of helmets?

So I originally came from a FD that was very traditional and took a lot of pride in everything we did. One of the things that came along wi…

Started by Dustin Miller

3 Oct 31, 2009
Reply by Michael Bricault (ret)

Why is hose test length 300 ft in NFPA 1962 ?

NFPA 1962 tells us to test at 300 ft but what the reason for the length at 300 ft? I have been unable to find the answer via google , ask j…

Started by Don Pysz

1 Oct 30, 2009
Reply by Bill Hartman

Firefighter In Iconic Our Lady Of The Angels Photo Dies at 81

Here is an article I find about the historic 1958 fire in Chicago that swept through Our Lady Of The Angels. Firefighter In Iconic Our Lady…

Started by Brad Hoff

4 Aug 13, 2009
Reply by Brad Hoff

Wooden Ladders

SAN FRANCISCO Firefighting tradition also saves city money Wooden ladders resist heat, cost less to build and repair than aluminum, fiberg…

Started by Josh Materi

0 May 3, 2009

Chief Lasky's presentation

Just wanted to drop a word or two of praise about Chief Lasky. I've just returned from the Chief's presentation in Burlington, Il. This is…

Started by Ed Gearen

0 Jan 31, 2009

Tradition & FOOLS

Had a moment not too long ago, woke up early in the morning and wrote a couple of pages worth of thoughts. Shane

Started by SHANE SMITH

17 Jan 11, 2009
Reply by SHANE SMITH

Hand made Furnace Fronts

Hello Brothers and Sisters too, a few of my friends and I have been learning to make our own fronts by hand over the last several years. I…

Started by Brad Hoff

5 Jan 10, 2009
Reply by Rob Cannon

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