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Chris Willis's Blog – January 2016 Archive (2)

training with staffing

Its  3 in the afternoon you get dispatched for a working fire in a single family dwelling. You get there and find that there is a working fire in ranch style house unknown entrapment, but your next in help is still 15 minutes out, you and your crew of 3 are all you have in the meantime.…


Added by Chris Willis on January 27, 2016 at 8:49pm — No Comments

rural vacant buildings.



I have been seeing a lot of photos lately of people teaching about shutting the door and control the flow path and they are teaching it to civilians as a way to try and save themselves and their belongings.  So what does that do for the small town firefighter?

Quite a bit.

Take a look at this photo…


Added by Chris Willis on January 8, 2016 at 12:37pm — No Comments

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