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Tactical Safety for Firefighters: Risk a Lot, Save a Lot

  ” It is the nature of firefighting to have risk thrust upon you.”   Shared post by Ray McCormack

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June 2014 On-Duty Deaths in Detail

  Two tragic apparatus crashes; one provides a sorrowful reminder to us all

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Wanted: Honest Discernment in Our Fire Service Discussions

  No educational value when one of the “sides” of fire service debates screws up

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Brooklyn Rescues Highlight Knowing Your Apparatus Placement and Overcoming Window Gates

  Will you fit? Better find out before the box

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Rhetorical Lesson No.12: Would Fewer Basics Work in Reducing Our LODDs?

Is over a dozen too many for the upcoming and speed-reading generations?

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Women and Children First by Dave LeBlanc

Unselfish service toward others

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Manhattan Working: Videos, Audio from Box 1568, Numerous Calls

“Battalion one-six, we’ve got reports of people jumping out windows,”

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Holding 1&1: Size-up This Job

A first-due engine company officer scenario

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Why We Search: Rescue from Chicago Vacant

Three victims pulled from vacant Logan Square building

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Crew Resource Management for the Fireground by Dep. Chief Ron Ayotte

Safety for the fire service begins in many places, converging at an incident

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“To provide a point of critical thought about certain acts and events in the fire service while incorporating behavioral education and commentary in a referenced format.”
Comments
Ron Ayotte
Tactical Safety for Firefighters: Risk a Lot, Save a Lot
Another excellent article by Lt. McCormack!
2014-09-18 21:59:17
Bill Carey
Wanted: Honest Discernment in Our Fire Service Discussions
Thank you Shawn.
2014-09-09 10:58:45
Bill Carey
Wanted: Honest Discernment in Our Fire Service Discussions
Thank you Trey. It would be valuable for all of us to do a follow-up later or a look at one of your trainings and how departments are applying the new research and testing the new tactics for themselves. Bill
2014-09-09 10:58:32
Shawn Royall
Wanted: Honest Discernment in Our Fire Service Discussions
Bill, Thanks for saying exactly what many of us want to but don't have an outlet for.
2014-09-09 03:30:10
Trey Smith
Wanted: Honest Discernment in Our Fire Service Discussions
Bill, thank you for your feedback. I would invite you to contact me to learn more about FPM.
2014-09-08 22:20:52
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