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"Training Sir!"

Training is supposed to be training right? What do you want out of training? I can certainly tell you what I want out of training: the opportunity to learn something new or refresh skills/knowledge. Sometimes it seems like training officers come up with topics because they like them or want to learn more about that area of knowledge. Walk-arounds and building inspections are one of the most valuable training topics which I learned from a District Chief I used to work with at another…

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Added by Lance Neuses on February 5, 2010 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Vehicle near miss vehicle vs. building

Had a vehicle operation related close call today. Getting ready for the holidays we were hanging holiday lights in our radio room. Of course we couldn't complete the job without having to use something from the rig. We used a small step ladder from the engine to hang the lights. Of course the newer firefighter was asked to get it from the rig. In doing so left the compartment door open which was on my side. I was unaware he was going to leave it open as we never should. In the process of… Continue

Added by Lance Neuses on December 2, 2009 at 7:07pm — 2 Comments

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