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Service

July 28, 2017 // 1 Comment

As firefighters, we are asked to provide many types of services. Firefighting, EMS, hazardous materials, rescue, and other tasks that are usually menial. We respond when [...]

What Do You Think?

May 31, 2017 // 1 Comment

When I was first promoted to the officer ranks, I inherited a much older crew (in both age and tenure). The jubilation of the promotion coupled with the sobering reality that [...]

FireFit!

May 22, 2017 // 3 Comments

What makes us fit for duty? Training. What training are we referring to? Tasks used to perform our job. Whether it be a technical rescue, hazmat knowledge, ARFF, district [...]

OWN THAT SH!T

May 12, 2017 // 1 Comment

You know, the small boy in my heart has always wanted to be a fireman, and I’ve always been a little envious of the guys that get to wear the big names on their coats [...]

The Delayed Triple Split

March 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

In apartment complexes and commercial strip malls across the country, we have issues with line placement through narrow or obstructed paths. These can be caused by parked [...]

Inc. Yourself

February 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

A long time ago I was given the advice of “Inc.” yourself.  Sounds kind of strange, but let me explain.   You see, in order for a company to grow and survive in the [...]