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August 2012 Blog Posts (25)

Is it in you?

Many people roam the face of the planet just doing what they do to get by. Some wander aimlessly with no direction, no motivation or even ambition. Few get to realize their goals, their dreams - their passion.

Earlier I sat down to work on a program in development about fundamentals. The terminal objective is to answer, "What’s in it for me" in regards to the fire…

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Added by Christopher Huston on August 7, 2012 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality: ND

It is in great sadness that we as a Brotherhood post the 49th Line Of Duty Deaths in 2012 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter/Photographer Jim Reardon has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family and members of the Fire Academy of North Dakota.

Jim Reardon…

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Added by Brad Hoff on August 6, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality: NY

It is in great sadness that we as a Brotherhood post the 48th Line Of Duty Deaths in 2012 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter Antonio Rodriques has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family and members of the Yonkers Fire Department.

Antonio Rodriques

Rank: Firefighter

Age: 49

Gender: Male…

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Added by Brad Hoff on August 4, 2012 at 1:19pm — No Comments

3 for 1 deal

While surfing the endless world wide web not long ago, I came across this video of a very challenging fire that some firefighters encountered.  The point of me posting this video is to make each of you think about your actions if you were first in.  How would you address the multiple challenges that show themselves in this video.  In both my career and volunteer departments we have the exact same structures and could have the exact same fire occur in our area.  This post is meant to cause…

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Added by Jonah Smith on August 2, 2012 at 8:33am — 1 Comment

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