Archive for September2012

Brooklyn Working: First Due Video from Box 1794

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First in with one and one and a boat-load of cops.

A Little Bit of Gas, a Whole Lot of Stupid

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Maybe the fire service needs to stop being that parent who tells their child, ‘I’m going to count to three. One….two…three,’ and does nothing.

“Good Job”

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If your “accidental outcome” is that the fire went out and no one got hurt, you are hurtling down a path for disaster.

Brooklyn Working: Supermarket Fire in East Flatbush

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Videos from Box 4-4-2303 for 405 Remsen Avenue.

“Expect Fire” KentlandSmoke Showing at the AFA

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That sounds kind of redundant, doesn’t it?

Taking Out the Garbage in BostonTownie Finds Himself on Side Alpha

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“Taking out the garbage when I saw this.” – Remember, don’t get excited.

Expect Fire: Buffalo Rubbish Grows Fast,Lloyd Mitchell on the Scene

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Buffing in Buffalo

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Backstep Firefighter

“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.”
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Burton Clark
Rhetorical Lesson No.12: Would Fewer Basics Work in Reducing Our LODDs?
All we need is one lesson with two parts. Follow all the S.O.Ps 100% correct, 100% of the time. Reason, anything less can get you and others killed. It also makes you a professional and defines a good firefighter.
2014-08-29 13:43:35
John Pignataro
Women and Children First by Dave LeBlanc
Bravo sir ...This battle began in the early 1990's having been a career DC Fireman for 30 yrs and a still active volunteer fireman for 37 the mentality has changed since 1977. Your article is clear and to the point but I am afraid the fire service maybe lost to the folks who preach the…
2014-08-23 01:12:28
Ben Waller
Women and Children First by Dave LeBlanc
Actually, the "Women and children first" idea cane from the sinking if the HMS Birkenhead. Now known as "The Birkenhead Drill", this stemmed from the ship beginning to sink, an inadequate number of lifeboats, and the Royal Marines and soldiers on board being called to formation and standing in ranks while the ships crew put…
2014-08-21 11:25:14
Ron Ayotte
Women and Children First by Dave LeBlanc
Bing-freaking-o!
2014-08-21 02:49:30
Brian Gary
Women and Children First by Dave LeBlanc
Very well written. I couldn't agree more with your statements. The problems are many, but they perpetuate and increase with every new class of recruits that are poisoned with the idea that anyone who feels unsafe has a responsibility to act and stop whatever is going on. When I came on, my instructors told me…
2014-08-21 02:04:23
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