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Chris Langlois's Blog – March 2015 Archive (2)

1 ¾” vs 2 ½”: We Don’t Get To Decide

     From just reading the title, I know what you’re thinking, “Why don’t I get to decide which line I pull at a fire, that’s crazy talk!” Let me clarify that, we don’t get to decide which line size is appropriate to pull at a fire, the fire dictates that, not us.

     Over almost the last three decades in the fire service I have heard many of the same comments about using a 2…

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Added by Chris Langlois on March 30, 2015 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Is WHAT You’re Doing Becoming More Important Than WHY You Do It?

     I have to admit that this comes as a result of not a small amount of built up frustration over many years. I’m sure many, if not all of us have sat around the fire station table and asked, or tried to answer, the question “Why does this (insert activity) even matter?”. I continue to ask myself if we have forgotten WHY we do what we do, and as a result if what we are busy doing everyday has become more important than why we set out to do it…

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Added by Chris Langlois on March 13, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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