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Aug 20
Clay Magee posted a blog post

The Can: How to Fill It- Updated

*****UPDATE: I'm a big enough man to admit when I'm wrong. I was challenged on the ability to put 100 psi in a can overfilled with water so I experimented.  It is possible to fill a can with 100 psi regardless of how much water is in it, so proper pressure does not equate to a properly filled can. The only way to accurately check a can is to weigh it and check the pressure with a gauge to make sure the cheap gauge on the can is accurate.*****Do you know how to fill the can?  We all know the can…See More
Aug 11
Clay Magee and Stephen Cox are now friends
Jun 14
Clay Magee posted a blog post

K-12: Inboard vs Outboard

I would think it’s safe to say that practically every truck company in the US carries a K-12, whether Partner, Stihl, or Husqvarna. Departments without dedicated trucks often carry these versatile saws on their engines. Obviously we also find them on squads and heavy rescue companies.They are a great tool to have and if you’re lucky you have at least two. There’s a lot that can be discussed about these saws, not only blade position but the type of blade to run.With regards to blade position,…See More
Jun 4
Clay Magee posted a blog post

Discipleship in the Fire Service

A couple of weeks ago I had the honor to deliver a short invocation at the inaugural Deep South Fire Conference in Birmingham, Alabama.  What follows is an updated format.  If you are reading this, you have probably heard of Andy Fredericks?  You’ve probably also heard of “Andy’s Ambassadors”. You might even wear the Andy Ambassadors patch on your bunker coat or chore…See More
Apr 9

Profile Information

Lives in:
Chelsea, Alabama
Department:
Birmingham Fire and Rescue
Title/rank:
Firefighter/Paramedic
Years of public service:
13
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Professional Qualifications:
FFI, FFII, FO1, FO2, Instructor I and 2, Rope I, HazMat Tech, FDISO, AO Pumper and AO Aerial, RIT
Bio:
Clay is an instructor with Magic City Truck Academy and a Firefighter/Paramedic with Birmingham Fire and Rescue and Chelsea Fire and Rescue. He is currently assigned to Rescue 20 at Birmingham. Clay began his career with the East Oktibbeha Volunteer Fire Department in 2004 while attending Mississippi State University. He has been with Birmingham Fire since 2013. He has a passion for forcible entry and high-rise operations. He holds a Bachelors in Business Administration from Mississippi State University, an Associates of Fire Science from Columbia Southern University and multiple certifications from the Alabama Fire College.
Web site:
http://www.magiccitytruckacademy.com

Clay Magee's Blog

The Can: How to Fill It- Updated

*****UPDATE: I'm a big enough man to admit when I'm wrong. I was challenged on the ability to put 100 psi in a can overfilled with water so I experimented.  It is possible to fill a can with 100 psi regardless of how much water is in it, so proper pressure does not equate to a properly filled can. The only way to accurately check a can is to weigh it and check the pressure with a gauge to make sure the cheap gauge on the can is accurate.*****

Do you know how to fill the…

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Posted on August 11, 2019 at 3:30pm

K-12: Inboard vs Outboard

I would think it’s safe to say that practically every truck company in the US carries a K-12, whether Partner, Stihl, or Husqvarna. Departments without dedicated trucks often carry these versatile saws on their engines. Obviously we also find them on squads and heavy rescue companies.

They are a great tool to have and if you’re lucky you have at least two. There’s a lot that can be…

Continue

Posted on June 4, 2019 at 3:22pm

Discipleship in the Fire Service

A couple of weeks ago I had the honor to deliver a short invocation at the inaugural Deep South Fire Conference in Birmingham, Alabama.  What follows is an updated format.

 

 

If you are reading this, you have probably heard of Andy Fredericks?  You’ve probably also heard of “Andy’s Ambassadors”. You…

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Posted on April 9, 2019 at 11:45am

SMA Dailey's Top 10 to Sergeant Majors applied for the Fire Service

Last week I came across a post on Facebook titled “Dailey’s Top 10 to SGMs, in his own words”. Dailey is Daniel A. Dailey, Sergeant Major of the Army.  For those that do not know, the SGM of the Army is the top enlisted position in the United States Army.  He is a combat infantry veteran, an Army Ranger, and has received numerous awards including the Bronze Star numerous times.  I really enjoyed reading through these and thought they…

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Posted on November 28, 2018 at 1:36pm

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