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Newark, OH Working : First Due Chief at Working Fire

  Video and report of occupant possibly inside at this house fire  

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November 2014 On-Duty Deaths in Detail

  The third death of a safety officer and a surprise about benefits  

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Of Falsehoods and Agendas

  Challenge what you read.    Dave LeBlanc

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The Career Exit Ramp, Just Ahead

  “I am proud to say that everyone under my command went home at the end of their tours.”  Ron Ayotte

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Photos, Videos: Buffing Brooklyn Fires

    Lloyd Mitchell photographs from Box 3921  

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October 2014 On-Duty Deaths in Detail

    Elderly firefighter, halted investigation and an on-duty police officer ejected. October was interesting

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Brooklyn High-Rise, “Probably Will Hold” in 30 Minutes: Fireground and HRN Videos

  Fire showing from the 25th floor

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On-Duty Death Followup: No Medical Evaluation for Mississippi Firefighter

  57-year old victim suffered heart attack while atop engine

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44.7 Percent

The numbers don’t matter – Capt. Dave LeBlanc

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September 2014 On-Duty Deaths in Detail

Most died at home, except for one at a charity event

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FE Talk: Humpday Hangout

Dave LeBlanc
Of Falsehoods and Agendas
first of all, thank for the responses and interest. I apologize for the delay. Discussion is good.... While I took a shot at "some guy named Eddie' it was a tongue in cheek response to a similar shot taken by the Chief in response to one of my blogs. While the article was less about…
2015-02-28 14:26:28
Michael Furci
The Greatest Risk, Taking No Risk At All
Great article.
2015-02-28 05:28:17
Bill Carey
Of Falsehoods and Agendas
Editor's Note: Dave LeBlanc will replay to your comments soon, but he is currently recuperating from a surgery and is unable to type well at the moment. Thank you.
2015-02-27 22:26:19
Bob Davis
Of Falsehoods and Agendas
I am not sure how to take this article or some of the comments after. As one of the training officers in my mid-sized volunteer department, I have gone through SLICERS and RECEO-VS both the discussions and the science behind them. While I can't say I have seen everything about this, all I have ever…
2015-02-27 19:31:32
Of Falsehoods and Agendas
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