Have you ever heard the following? I have several times:
Any monkey can stretch a hose line.
It takes no brains to ride an engine.
Engine work is not rocket science.
Well from what I occasionally see, I would say that is not…Continue
Posted on August 8, 2018 at 8:30am — 1 Comment
Posted on February 5, 2018 at 5:44am
Many of you may have heard the saying that there are drivers and there are operators. A senior captain once said to me that we didn’t have very many operators left and we needed to get back on track. A good operator is critical and we all need to ensure that’s what we are putting on our rigs. So, let’s take a look at a few differences. For this entry, I will focus on the Engine Operator.
What is a driver?
Being a driver…Continue
Posted on November 9, 2017 at 1:00pm
Firefighters deal with the public day in and day out. In fact, I would argue that we are one of the best customer service agencies out there. We deliver quality care and will respond to a variety of problems, fix them, and then move on leaving satisfied customers in our wake. The Fire Service prides itself on putting the public first, as we should. The Fire Service aims to treat every in the public with respect and dignity. But what happens when a member of the…Continue
Posted on August 10, 2017 at 5:30pm