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Profile Information

Lives in:
British Columbia
A Large Unnamed Urban Fire Department in Western Canada.
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Professional Qualifications:
Fire Instructor II
Red Seal Journeyman Carpenter
Technical Rescue Member (Structural Collapse, Technical High Angle Rope Rescue, Trench Rescue, Confined Space)
Heavy Urban Search and Rescue Member
Topics you provide training for:
Building Construction
Areas of expertise:
Building Construction
James Johnson is a firefighter for a large urban fire deparment in British Columbia, Canada.

James Johnson's Blog

The Well-Rounded Firefighter

Today during some rare downtime at work, I was privileged to receive a phone call from a man that I greatly look up to named Chief Jack Murphy. If you are in the fire service and do not recognize his name, I guarantee that he has impacted your career in some manner, whether you are aware of it or not, from the tireless work he has done advocating on our behalf for safety within the building codes.

Our conversation ranged from the recent Grenfell Tower fire in London, combustible…


Posted on July 22, 2017 at 3:25pm

True Aggressiveness Comes from Knowledge

It seems like nearly every time I open my social media accounts I stumble across an argument or negative comments between those who claim to be aggressive firefighters, and those who claim to subscribe to the science side of the fire service. I don’t know if it is due to ego, bravado, or just plain ignorance, but somehow many of us have missed the point that both of these things have to go hand-in-hand. Aggressiveness without knowledge is just recklessness, and knowledge without proper…


Posted on February 7, 2017 at 1:58pm

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