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Dan Shaw's Blog – November 2015 Archive (2)


“We bring water”

 “What is consistent is that it does not matter what the specific situation is, hose will be laid in the street and we will be shortly filling it. There is a no valid excuse in hydranted areas why an engine company on a reported residential structure fire would

not lay out. The following are some excuses that may

be used:

• Complacency: “We have been to this place two

times today,” or “We never run…


Added by Dan Shaw on November 29, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments


"The Greatest Show on Earth"

Time is quickly approaching for FDIC​ which provides one of the greatest honors for any instructor but also provides a platform and opportunity to share your message.We are humbled and honored to be able to share the 25 to Survive: Reducing Residential Injury and LODD​ message again this year.

According to the USFA, in 2013 & 2014 there were 25 line of duty deaths that occurred in the residential structure when…


Added by Dan Shaw on November 1, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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