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Douglas Mitchell, Jr.'s Blog – December 2015 Archive (3)

The Nob,The Pipe, The Tip, The Nozzle

The Sunday Preach:
The Nob, The Pipe, The Tip, The Nozzle.
The 'Nob' requires someone to operate it. Most firefighting nozzles require approximately 8 pounds of force applied to the bale to open the nozzle for water delivery. While obviously this is not a feat of enormity, the nozzle…

Added by Douglas Mitchell, Jr. on December 27, 2015 at 10:27am — No Comments

The '2C's'... and no, its not Christmas and Chanukah

The Sunday Preach:

"The 2 C's"

If you have followed us for any length of time you know our stance on COMPLACENCY in the fire service. Complacency, when left to fester in one person, one company or one department, (while difficult to document with statistics) that complacent attitude, can be a killer. We must prepare for the fire of our career each and every time out the door.

The other C is CANCER. Anyone who is or knows someone who is fighting cancer, knows it is indeed…


Added by Douglas Mitchell, Jr. on December 20, 2015 at 10:01pm — No Comments

Nature vs. Nurture

The Sunday Preach
Nature vs. Nurture...
None of us were created firemen.
We owe so much to those who inspired us, those who invested the time and energy in making us the firemen and fire officers we…

Added by Douglas Mitchell, Jr. on December 6, 2015 at 6:24pm — No Comments

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