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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

Why We Search: Rescue in Abandoned Camden House

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Squatter rescued and family in exposure removed

Why We Search: Squatters Inside Lynn, MA Vacant Building Fire

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Homeless woman injured in fire at former car dealership

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Bill Schnaekel
On The Job
Dan, If you are willing to listen to advice, I might have some for you. Please feel free to contact me through my email. It is leatherlungs8@Hotmail.com.
2015-04-17 22:40:35
Dan
On The Job
I feel there is not much one can do other then pass all the test and wait. If a department wants you, they will take you. In my experience I have been more then qualified for a position, passed all the test and the person right off the street got the job over me. When…
2015-04-17 20:59:05
jason allen
“Busy in Brooklyn”Lloyd Mitchell Photography
Great photo thanks
2015-04-08 22:07:34
Ron Ayotte
Mindset
Dave... you hit it to of he ballpark again! Every firefighter, fire service instructor and every fire chief should read this...i n some cases, it should be read daily as a reminder of what the core mission of our profession is.
2015-03-29 12:20:59
Bill Schnaekel
If Not Us, Then Who?
Chief Ayotte, Thank you, not only for your kind words but your informative response. You had stated that it was a judgement call as to whether or not the initial arriving company officer conducted a quick primary search on marked vacant buildings. I'm curious, would that same officer face disciplinary actions if that were the…
2015-03-23 18:19:02
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