I trying for a Phd in learning...it's going good so far.
Provided 7 years of service as a volunteer firefighter, then took a full-time fire position in 2001. Currently working out of a 2 company house (Pump & Squad) which runs aprox. 2800 calls anually. Enjoying the best job in the world, and trying to learn everyday.
Ya I've been a member here for awhile. I just havent logged in.
I agree lots of info in here. Did you ever get that FF Survival/RIT Instructor course from the OFM under your belt? Teaching another course to a couple of local depts in the next couple of weeks. If you are looking for a sign off opportunity might be able to arrange something?
Jeff, Send me your email address and I'll be more than gald to send you the ppts you would like. A couple I am hainv trouble sending as they are too big so I guess I'll have to split them in half or something. Let me know if you want anyting besides the Forc. Entry ppts
Thanks so much for your resposne. You comments should be screamed from the highest buildings in the world. Fire loads are worse, as is the heat release from these fire loads yet we are being taught the same old fire flow crap as was taught 40 years ago. Your right on!
-Hi Jeff. Yeah sure go ahead and use the quote, "If you want to stand around and admire your work than become a painter". This was directed at FF that cut roofs and then stand there admiring the h*** they just cut.
-Firefighters that perform vertical venting must cut the roof and get down. The longer ff are on the roof, the longer they are in danger. Get down and get another job. Remember the manpower shortage? Get down and get another assignment.
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