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

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

Boston Videos: Rescue 1 Ride-Along and Eastie Three-Alarm Fire

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One the way to Eastie for the reported building fire

Boston Working: Videos from Six-Alarm Fire, First Multiple for New Commish

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Fire in multiple structures in East Boston neighborhood

Why We Search: Demolitions in Flint

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  The safest vacant building is the demolished vacant building

Doing The Best You Can – Rescues and Reflection on Our Purpose in Lowell

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Dave LeBlanc shares how a tragic fire recalls another similar incident that again reflects our mission

Expect Fire: Lynn, MA Group Home AFA Becomes Two-Alarm Fire

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How many times have you run bells at such a residence in your first-due area?

Buffalo Working: Video and Photos of Two-Alarm Fire on Oxford Avenue

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Hard fight and rescue for companies during early morning fire

Brooklyn Working: Video of All-Hands Fire, Box 2971

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Box 7-5-2971 for the fire at 432 Avenue P

Elizabeth, NJ Working: Video of Occupant Rescue During Four-Alarm Fire

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A lot of passion while the ladders are being thrown on Jersey Avenue

Expect Fire: Buffalo Smoke Investigation PLUS FirefighterNation and Fire Engineering Peaked Roof Info

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Video from Lloyd Mitchell of Military Road roof work

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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.”

FE Talk: Humpday Hangout

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Ron Ayotte
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall
Another great article, Dave.
2015-06-25 00:54:57
L. Brown
On The Job
"...if you aren’t happy where you are, many (including me) will ask what you’re doing to make a change either within the organization or within yourself. It’s not because we’re trying to give you a hard time, it’s just because we care and we prefer to associate ourselves we like-minded people who are motivated to…
2015-06-18 13:04:03
Bryan Lynch
Advancing Hoselines
The USFA would benefit from an overhaul in the way that they collect and disseminate data. The categories are generally broad and tend to tabulate LODD's by type rather than task. If we collected data based on fireground task performed (interior fire attack, vertical ventilation, search and rescue, VES, etc.) it paints a very different…
2015-06-08 18:36:34
aaron fields
Women and Children First by Dave LeBlanc
I usually cringe when I get quoted. I am just saying what I believe, but often what you say gets filtered through what folks want to hear. In regards to being quoted in Dave's piece here, I am not only humbled, but happy to be included in such a fine piece. If you disagree with…
2015-06-07 00:15:35
Bill Schnaekel
Of Bunsen Burners, Thermocouples, Big Mustaches and ¾ Boots
Simple yet brilliant.
2015-06-05 14:35:07
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