FDIC Visit to Brownsburg Fire Department

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We then got the tour of the engine on Main Street and what a great place. As you can see from the pictures of the kitchen table, they have made it their home in true firefighter fashion.


Monday night was dinner at Buca’s, which is a little Italian place with huge portions of good food. Then it was off to Buffalo’s again to have some drinks. Got a call from Marques Bush of Firefighter Basics from Claddagh’s Irish Pub and we moved on down to there. That is where everybody was. I got to have some

Fireworks and LP Gas: Good Mixture?

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This is a fireworks wholesaler and storage facility. As you all know, fireworks are flammable and have been known to cause some catastrophic fires and explosions.

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 […]

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