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Comment by Jake Beck on April 22, 2011 at 9:25am

Brian -


Forgive me if I am ignorant, but I am having a hard time understanding your intent.


If you know and understand PPA, then you realize that PPA was being used correctly in the video. Whether or not you agree w/ the use of PPA has very little bearing on this specific video and your OP.


If you want to get into the pros and cons of PPA, we can do that. I am just wildly confused by the intent of your two posts.


Stay safe, 



Comment by Brian Arnold on April 22, 2011 at 8:24am
I'm very familiar with Kris and Reinharts work.  It's another "tool" in our box to utilize when appropriate but is not the Only Way everytime.  All I'm saying is use caution.  Keep that fire in your life.
Comment by Jake Beck on April 21, 2011 at 8:52pm

G******** Brian -


I am sorry if the content or the title are misleading. Exactly 31 burns were conducted in this structure and 100% of those utilized PPA. Perhaps that was not depicted very well in the video?


Myself and the other instructor are recent graduates of Garica and Kauffmann's "Positive Pressure Instructors Academy". Not to mention we have used this tactic extensively for the last 10 or so years.


Stay safe,




Comment by Brian Arnold on April 21, 2011 at 5:05pm

Nice video but I didn't see any PPA and very little PPV.   The title of the video is pretty misleading.

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