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Featured Blog Posts – May 2015 Archive (6)

Hump Day SOS How Many Have Sacrificed?

How Many Sacrificed Lives for Freedom?

David Rhodes

 

As we celebrated Memorial Day this past Monday I started wondering how many Americans have sacrificed their lives for the cause of freedom in wars and…

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Added by David Rhodes on May 27, 2015 at 6:08pm — 1 Comment

Smooth Bore Nozzle Advancement

For years nearly every nozzle manufacture has been attempting to bring some type of new and attractive technology to the tried and true smooth bore. In my short career I have seen countless variations of integrated, variable choice, or adjustable diameter tips/nozzles, none of which have gained much traction beyond the exhibition floor.

Some would stop the conversation…

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Added by Brian Brush on May 19, 2015 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

Extrication "Quick Tip" #35 (ALTERNATIVE DASH OPTION)

Displacing vehicle dash assemblies can be a challenging task at times. Many options are available when a vehicle is sitting upright. However, displacement options can quickly diminish when vehicle orientation changes or the involved vehicle is pinned against various objects. Todays "Quick Tip" will show an alternative technique that is quick, and many times can provide enough displacement to free trapped patients. I have used this method many times when a…

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Added by Isaac Frazier on May 19, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

It's Time to Pull Our Heads Out of...the Sand

This piece is directed to the leadership of the American Fire Service. Therefore, it is directed to the Boards of leading fire service organizations. It is directed to those who oversee the most popular of fire service publications, websites, and more respectable blogs. It is directed to those leading the efforts at our most prominent and active research agencies to better improve our understanding of fire dynamics and our best practices to combat today’s fires. It is directed to fire…

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Added by Rick Ennis on May 15, 2015 at 2:39pm — 1 Comment

Milwaukee, Louver, Rochester Peak, Syracuse, Tee Pee Cut. What is right for us?

Milwaukee, Louver, Rochester Peak, Syracuse, Tee Pee Cut.

What is right for us?

I had the opportunity to attend FDIC the past month and was fortunate enough to take the eight hour HOT class Urban Essentials.  If you ever get the chance to go to Indianapolis for FDIC take Urban Essentials, lots of skills that you can take back to your home department and implement.  At Urban Essentials one of Milwaukee’s finest truck companies…

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Added by Lou Comenale on May 3, 2015 at 6:16pm — No Comments

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