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There is absolutely no substitute for continued training, study, and self-improvement - especially in these days of fewer and fewer fires. Experience alone is not enough - open a book, read a trade journal, or better yet, get to the drill grounds and train.

Just because you think you know, doesn't mean you know... you…


Posted on March 20, 2015 at 2:57pm

9/11 SCARS - DRAWN BY FIRE Flashback

We will always remember the service and sacrifice of our FDNY brothers 12 years ago today.

Posted on September 11, 2013 at 8:36am


A cold hard February epiphany about firefighter/EMT layoffs and cut-backs.

Posted on February 15, 2013 at 3:59pm


I will be attending many fire service events in the coming year and I thought it would be a good idea to keep these special events separate from my monthly commentary blog. On this site you'll see my photos, comments, video, and yes, sketches from my experiences (like FDIC). I will include a post and link on my commentary blog (as well as Facebook) to let folks know when I've posted new content. As always, I sincerely thank you for your continued support and look forward to sharing my…


Posted on January 4, 2011 at 10:04am — 8 Comments

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