Does your department have technical rescue capabilities? What kind of problems are you facing in regards to staffing, training and equipment? If you have any gadgets or special techniques, this is the place to share them.
This group will focus on aggressive interior firefighting. We will address tactics that increase your chance of not getting jammed up and cover what actions to undertake if you do.We will cover some big issues as well as small tactical tips.See More
Contains important information for technical rescue members, training officers and fire company members alike. Learn the risks involved in elevator and escalator rescues and how to face them successfully.
In this group, we'll discuss all things building construction. What are the lessons of recent fires? What have past fires taught us?. What are the developing trends in construction that will impact our ability to fight future fires?See More
Becoming an officer is a daunting task. Becoming a good officer on the fireground is even harder. This group will concentrate on Fireground operations and the decisions that fire officers of all ranks make. I will post scenarios and ask question.See More
A timely quote can say what a thousand words can't Some are famous, some infamous. Some are just great statements about this crazy busines we're in. Do you have some great quotes to add? Where did they come from? Share your quotesSee More
For those members preparing for a promotional exam or who just want to challenge their decision-making skills. Scenarios will be posted. Answers will be provided a few days later. Discussion or arguements can follow.See More
Firefighter I and II
TR Structural Collapse
TR Surface Water
TR Confined Space
Public Safety Diver
Rescue 3: SRT, Rope Rescue Tech, ASRT
NIMS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 800
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2nd Generation Firefighter. My dad retired with 32 years on with the Durham Fire Department as an engineer. I spent almost four years on with Durham, mostly on Engine Co. 16 which was one of two Technical Rescue stations. I was a member of NCTF 8 USAR team. I got hired on in Charlotte in 2009. I am currently assigned to Rescue Co. 3, NCTF 3, and I'm currently working on my Associates in Fire Science.
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