Archive for April2010

Catch FF’s Enemy at FDIC! (And Great Training)

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Come see us at the largest fire training symposium around.  Come network and learn from some of the best instructors in the country.  If you get a chance, stop by and see the bloggers from the FireEMS Blogs Network. Travel safe and be careful. Oh, and by the way, I will be hooking up FirefighterNetcast […]

What to Expect at FDIC from AFFOWE!

For those that might be going to FDIC and might be planning to attend my class, (which I am getting nervous about) this is an excerpt from a book I am attempting to write on the subject matter.

Entanglement Awareness: Part 4

Not much to say. This shows some great techniques. Keep training and something different coming tomorrow.

Entanglement Awareness: Part 3

Here is part three of this series from Dale Perek. Dale is a Captain from Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. I failed to mention Dale in the prior posts and my sincerest apologies.

Entanglement Awareness: Part 2

Here is the second video on entanglement and having the right tools to get yourself out of a bad situation. Remember, having these tools may not only save your own life, but that of your partners too.

Entanglement Awareness: Part 1

Ultimately we want to train and educate ourselves to avoid being entangled, but it is important to have the knowledge to know the situations where we need to be able to self-rescue or call the Mayday.

More On VES

Since this has become a “hot” topic, this is an excellent presentation provided by Fire Engineering on their website.  The presentation is given by Captain Mike Dugan of the FDNY, Ladder 123.  This is a great presentation that is not only for VES, but for some basic operations for truck work. Please watch it and […]

Training for VES

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When discussing this tactic in some circles there is great debate. In fact, I have heard outright intolerance for VES.

One Method for Overhead/Roll Up Doors

There are many methods to access roll up doors, this is just one. Try it out and let us know how it works.

Remembering Colerain

Remembering Colerain firefighters. April 4, 2008.

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