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First Due Questions-Thursday's Question

Today's First Due Question is about Vertical Ventilation. What is your departments policy and who is assigned this task?


Head on over to First Due Questions on Facebook and weigh in your thoughts:



Posted on June 2, 2011 at 8:55am — 1 Comment

First Due Questions-Saturday's Question

Going to go for an easy one today since the world is supposed to end at some point (hahahaha)

If you could change one thing and one thing only about your apparatus what would it be and why. 

For example: I would change the location of our pump panel from "walk through" to side mounted. This way the Engineer/Pump Operator would be able to move around a little more fluidly and wouldn't need to be up and down all the time. 

What would you…

Posted on May 21, 2011 at 8:03am — 1 Comment

First Due Questions-Thursday's Question

Tommorows question once again a little early...This ones more on a personal level. Im curious to how many out of 773 firefighters we have at the moment are multi generation. So the question is who on the like list are a multi generation fireman...explain? ex. Im a 2nd generation with my father being the first generation. (currently still active)


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Posted on May 18, 2011 at 8:56pm

First Due Questions-Tuesday's Question

Your the first due engine officer (staffed @ 3) of a large home (4000 sqft) on an incline with a very long driveway. All you can see is heavy smoke from the roadway. The engine cannot get down the driveway and its approx 600 ft long. Hydrant is approx 200 ft from the driveway. Describe your operation to get water to the fire. When you approach the home what you see in the picture is what you have....(homeowner in driveway says hes the only one home) Once you…


Posted on May 10, 2011 at 4:33pm

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At 11:30am on April 18, 2011, DALE G. PEKEL said…

Hello Chris,


Thanks for the invite Brother - All the best to you and your Department!


Dale G. Pekel


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