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An Adventure called Jackie


Life is an adventure, do not know where you embark on an interesting journey and where you disembark off the same, and more when you're somebody different.


I'm Latino and increasingly proud of it, I was in different academies, met many people, great mentors, mediocre officers, great classmates and some other crazy but we were all a brotherhood in order.


I was called to be part of a select group of instructors who embarked on a new adventure, yeap,  a…


Posted on July 2, 2013 at 12:42pm

Geometry, Physics and Chemistry

Geometry, Physics and Chemistry

I really asked me when I was in high school, why the heck I would serve these materials in my life of adult. Who knew that today not only use these materials but many more, such as: math, calculus, and others to help firefighters battle the monster that the fire is.

There are some methods today to fight the fire, one of them is indirectly, That means applying in hot…


Posted on June 26, 2013 at 2:05pm

One team, one fight


"One team, one fight"

Read norms do not make us firefighters, studying the SOP does not make us better firefighters, fulfill our shift does not make us better firefighters, today to be a firefighter goes beyond all that, it is to read every day, it is to study every day, it is to return to basics and share that with our brothers from the firehouse.

I spent just over two months at Latin America and I've noticed that they have forgotten to read, they have forgotten…


Posted on June 19, 2013 at 12:56pm

La confianza, nuestro enemigo.

Cuando somos novatos estamos pendientes de lo que nuestros superiores o gente más antigua en el departamento nos diga. En la academia sólo nos indican lo que hay que hacer por teoría y básicamente una que otra práctica controlada. Pero al pasar el tiempo llegamos a tal punto que hacemos nuestro trabajo casi mecánicamente y con tal confianza que ya ni lo pensamos. Ese es un peligro latente en nuestro trabajo como bombero, ya que descuidamos cosas básicas como al levantar una escalera…


Posted on September 21, 2012 at 10:27am

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