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Jason Hoevelmann's Blog – May 2010 Archive (2)

Fundamentals, Basics, Training, Oh My!

Last night I had the pleasure to listen to and get in on a discussion on Art Chief Reason’s new FirefighterNetcast radio show. The show was fantastic and the content was interesting and stimulating. However, the topic that came up that really got my attention was when he and Dave dove into the subject of risk vs. benefit and safety vs. extinguishment. I know, I know, this has been beaten with a sledge hammer over our collective heads for the last year or so. But, I just can’t figure one thing… Continue

Added by Jason Hoevelmann on May 18, 2010 at 9:57pm — 6 Comments

Are You Making a Difference?

Ahhh, the good ole days!

Are you making a difference? It is a simple question that requires a “yes” or “no” answer. So, which is it?

The fire service is full of opportunities for people to take advantage of to better themselves. Are you taking advantage of those opportunities?

It is easy to go to work and sit down at the kitchen table and complain about what needs to be done that day. It is easy to come into work and… Continue

Added by Jason Hoevelmann on May 15, 2010 at 5:53pm — No Comments

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