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Vertical Ventilation

My question to everyone here is, what is your opinion on vertical ventilation? For years and years we preach that venting the roof is a way…

Started by Chris Leier

13 Jan 15, 2010
Reply by Michael Bricault (ret)

Mid-mount vs. rear-mount

Looking for pros and cons of each. Currently have mid-mount, but looking at rear-mount (FEMA grant possibly coming for $750,000). Many of u…

Started by Will Anderson

0 Jan 14, 2010
Reply by Matt Ditlevson

Truck Op's and SOG's

Hi All... My Dept is re-working all of our SOG's. I have been assigned Truck op's and High Rise. I was looking for other Dept's SOG's to c…

Started by Don Huneke

2 Jul 14, 2009
Reply by Matt Thomson

How committed is your department to achieving proficiency with ground ladders?

Does you company/department routinely drill in ground ladder evolutions? Do ground ladders get thrown routinely at every incident or are th…

Started by Christopher A. Barry, Sr.

35 Jun 23, 2009
Reply by Eric Myers

Rescue vs Ventilation

You are on the truck Dispatched to a 2 story apartment fire at 0600. The 1st Alarm Assignment is 3 engines, 1 truck, and a Battalion Chief.…

Started by Chad Snyder

35 Jun 16, 2009
Reply by Michael Bricault (ret)

Peaked Roof Ventilation

What is your department's policy on peaked roof ventilation? Does the policy differ for peaked roofs in Single Family Dwellings versus othe…

Started by Matt Thomson

2 Feb 22, 2009
Reply by Mike Hochstetler

Truck ops with out a Truck?

How do you work as a truck company with out a truck?

Started by Robert Woodhead

6 Jan 2, 2009
Reply by Michael Bricault (ret)

Semantics, Truck? or Ladder? What's in a name?

Semantics, Truck? or Ladder? What's in a name?

Started by Rick Fritz

11 Dec 29, 2008
Reply by Rick Fritz

How Much PPE Is Missing When You Force Entry

When you force the door how much more PPE do you still need to put on? Do you have a policy or do you finish donning after entry is made.

Started by Ray McCormack

12 Dec 23, 2008
Reply by Chuck Fager

Forcible Entry Operations for Zero/Limited Visibility Situations

Brothers and Sisters, Posted on the Brotherhood Instructor LLC web page is an article about Forcible Entry Operations for Zero/Limited Visi…

Started by Andrew Brassard

1 Dec 23, 2008
Reply by Chuck Fager

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