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David Rhodes's Blog – July 2014 Archive (3)

Hump Day SOS - Spider Webs in the Hose Bed

Are there spider webs in the hose bed?

There are a multitude of skills that must be mastered in order to be proficient on the fire ground. There are two skills make or break the fire operation. They are the ability to stretch hose effectively and search effectively. No doubt there are numerous…

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Added by David Rhodes on July 23, 2014 at 8:10am — No Comments

Hump Day SOS - Urban Fire Dictionary: SOP

This SOP is not for me to follow it must be for you…….Oh yes, well I know I wrote it, but I never intended to actually follow it……….I meant for you to follow it……well if you want too. The main thing here is that if something happens I can say that I had an SOP in place and you didn’t follow it so I won’t be…

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Added by David Rhodes on July 9, 2014 at 9:07am — No Comments

Hump Day SOS Wizard of Oz Management

Have you ever thought to yourself, “What in the world are they talking about? Do they work for the same department?” Maybe you are stuck in the world of Wizard of Oz management. It often boils down to perception. Those in the station are closest to the work (responding and assisting the people in the community). Those at headquarters are…

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Added by David Rhodes on July 2, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

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