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Skip Coleman's Blog – January 2010 Archive (2)

Too Hot

OK! I have a question. I have brought this up to the past few groups I have worked with. It stems from the video of the kids (recruit firefighters) from the DC area putting on the demonstration to the pre-school kid and they get burned. If you haven’t seen it – here is a short clip. Demo very short.wmv

This also springs from recent firefighter injuries and fatalities. Guys falling through fire… Continue

Added by Skip Coleman on January 18, 2010 at 2:30pm — 14 Comments

Good Job Detroit Battalion 9

I look at the Fire Engineering web page more than once daily. There are several places I go when I visit - one of them being the photo;s on the front page. I skim through and look for good things and bad. I find both (in my opinion).

Kudos' to DFD and the 9th. Battalion. This picture is great (again - in my opinion).

I don't think most departments use aerials enough for "normal" operations. Here is a straight stick, spotted correctly and… Continue

Added by Skip Coleman on January 1, 2010 at 4:49pm — No Comments

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