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Michael Cannon shared Scott Thompson's group on Facebook
Sep 21
Michael Cannon joined Glenn Corbett's group
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The Professor: Building Construction

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
Sep 21
Michael Cannon joined Mike Walker's group
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High-Rise Fire Group

So many cities have High-Rise structures and the tactics used by various departments varies as much as the cities themselves. The group is designed to allow Metro-City and Big-City firefighters discuss this challenging aspect of our jobs.See More
Sep 21
Michael Cannon joined John Salka's group
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Fire Service Leadership

No matter what type of tactics or operations your department provides, the quality and efficiency are dramatically affected by the leadership skills of your officers. Leadership is the most important element of everything we do!
Sep 21
Michael Cannon joined Skip Coleman's group
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Street Smart Fire Officer

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
Sep 21
Michael Cannon joined Ray McCormack's group
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Start Water

A place to discuss Engine Company Operations.
Sep 21
Michael Cannon joined Frank Ricci's group
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Tactical Building Blocks

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
Sep 21
Michael Cannon joined Rick Lasky's group
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“Pride and Ownership”

What are you and your department doing to get your firefighters to take ownership?Grab a cup of coffee and let’s visit!…and don’t forget to check out our Pride and Ownership show on Fire Engineering Radio.See More
Sep 21
Michael Cannon joined Scott Thompson's group
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COMPANY DRILLS

A resource for Company Officers to assist with the delivery of company level training.See More
Sep 21
Michael Cannon joined Chief Anthony Kelleher's group
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"Outside The Box" Engine Company Operations

Engine Company work is often viewed as easy or not as fulfilling as "Truck Company work". This is absolutely not the case and some very "high speed" Engine Companies go to work everyday in very tough and arduous environments. They are only successful by relying on their relentless training, personal experiences and hunger to progress in the engine world.This group is geared toward Engine Company tactics that use "outside the box" thinking to accomplish. Its purpose is to exchange information…See More
Sep 21
Michael Cannon is now a member of Fire Engineering Training Community
Mar 30

Profile Information

Lives in:
Houston, TX
Department:
Houston Fire Dept.
Title/rank:
Captain
Years of public service:
14
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
Low morale
Aging fleet
Dealing with typical "big city politics"

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