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Lending a Hand?

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This is not good! This is when getting out in the neighborhood really pays off.  Sure, someone could notify you about this, but it is so much better when you just stumble across something like this. I don’t know how this was discovered, but some firefighters thought enough of it to snap some photos. Getting […]

Chief on Scene and In the Smoke

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Chiefs need to remember their tasks and responsibilities on the fire ground. As aggresssive as you want to be, stay safe and set the example.

Bulging Walls

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Look at all sides of the building, you never know what you will find.

Upcoming Presentation by Bobby Halton

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Make your plans now to attend this great presentation by Chief Bobby Halton, Ret. on March 5th.

Trip to the Hardware Store

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This exit door is not only blocked and not accessible, it is also padlocked so that it cannot be opened.

Green Construction-A Different Spin

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More information on green buildings and the role fire protection has had and will have in reducing greenhouse gases. Very imformative article on green construction codes.

Green Roofs and Fire Operations

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Let’s try to determine how we would need to change our tactics, if at all, on a green building. This is a house fire like all the others with the exception the roof is a grassy meadow.

Kitchen Table Tactics 1-7-10

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Give us your tactics and strategies for this large residential fire. Share you thoughts and ideas on how you would tackle this fire as the first arriving company officer or commanding officer.

Large Residential Homes

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Residential homes are getting larger and larger. We need to train and prepare for fires in these almost commercial-sized homes with training and broad pre-planning.

Obstructed FDC

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Fire department connections should not be used as trash recepticles.

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