Added by Wayne Zeman on August 13, 2013 at 12:15am — No Comments
Jefferson City fire reminds us that vagrancy is not seasonal
Early Tuesday morning Jefferson City firefighters responded to a fire at 111 Adams Street. During the course of the fire and investigation a homeless man was arrested for allegedly starting the fire, knowing that other squatters were inside.
Added by Bill Carey on August 12, 2013 at 5:51am — No Comments
Last month, we got started discussing the importance of being a good role model for your company as a new officer. This continuation will delve a bit deeper into the importance of fireground competence for company officers and the effects that it will have on your company and the operations that you are involved in. Additionally, we will start to identify some attitudes and personality traits that will positively impact your company.
Added by Matt Verlaque on August 11, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments
What good is having all your experience and knowledge if you never share it. My guess is you had someone in your career that shared their knowledge with you - return the favor. Teach, share, and pay it…
Added by Paul Combs on August 9, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Face Book, Emails and Fire Engineering Community
Social Media continues to ruin lives, marriages and careers. As with any technology it takes time to fully understand the implications. Maybe social media is doing us a favor by allowing us to view into the true character of others.
Rapid Intervention: A dreaded assignment or progressive task for the elite?
Years ago, I hated to hear the words “Engine 212, take Rapid Intervention.” There was nothing worse than having to grab the assignment of RIT (before the terminology changed to “RIC”). You don’t get to fight fire, search, or get dirty and worst of all, you grab a RIT bag and stand in the front yard for hours.
In 2005, Captain Chris Wilson of the City of Raleigh Fire Department…Continue