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Aggression

October 30, 2017 // 1 Comment

You know, I don’t think of myself as a aggressive or abrasive person. I’m not overly assertive and don’t generally let my blood pressure sky-rocket. But [...]

The Floor Above

October 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

One of my favorite things to do at a fire is when we are second due to a really good job, and we have to go to the floor above. The floor above is one of the most dangerous [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]