I often get asked, what do you think is the most important piece of technology in firefighting and firefighter safety, and actually I ask the same question in a college course that I teach.
While I have always said I thought the most important piece is the SCBA as it not only allows us to get in further, conduct our search and save lives and property, but also helps protect us from the carcinogens and toxic insult. Well this past week at FDIC, my opinion was changed, but I can still…Continue
Posted on April 24, 2016 at 8:34pm
The definition of the popular idiom, judge, jury and executioner, as told by Alea Roach is “if someone is said to be the judge, jury, and executioner, it means they are in charge of every decision made, and they have the power to be rid of whomever they choose.” It seems that fire service is full of those who serve in the role of judge, jury and executioner via social media when it comes to tactics, fire scene videos, radio traffic, etc. They brag about all the fires they go to and how…Continue
Posted on March 20, 2016 at 5:19pm