Tag Archives: “Prince George’s County Fire EMS”

P.G. Working:Helmet Cam Teaser of Riverdale Fire

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Fire showing from the second floor of the duplex.

Expect Fire:Sunday in Prince George’s County

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Sunday morning should cause all of us to consider how prepared we are, mentally, to face what may be more than just smells and bells.

PG Working, Updated:Duplex Fire with Rescues (Videos)

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Capitol Heights fire with two rescued in critical condition.

PGFEMS Chief Bashoor, County Executive Baker and Career Recruit School Run for NFFF

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P.G. chief runs with recruit school to raise money for NFFF.

P.G. Working:Christmas Day Box for Engine Co.44

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44 puts holiday on hold to stretch in at a first due fire.

Truck 1 Helps Stuff A Truck

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Give back when you can. It helps increase your positive image among the community.

P.G. Working: Upper Marlboro

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Early morning worker for companies in the southern part of Prince George’s County.

Excuses

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Get off the couch and in the street.

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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
“FEAR” by Ric Jorge
Ric, excellent article. Your FD is not the only one that suffers from TAS (Training Anxiety Syndrome). Same circus, different community. As far as seeking help from an EAP, I did take advantage of my community's EAP 8 years into my career. I was heading down the road to a separation/divorce after I got promoted…
2014-12-04 16:04:47
Mike McAdams
Who Looks After The Victims?
Captain LeBlanc, Great point in the blog debating the new and old techniques and how to blend them into that first minutes on the fire ground. One of the first points stated was “Unless they know your manpower, resources and abilities, and are standing in that front lawn at 2:00 a.m., all they can do…
2014-12-02 14:45:23
Ruel Douvillier
Who Looks After The Victims?
I suspect these new tactics are all related to the NFPA standard that came out a few years ago recommending higher manpower on apparatus than the authorities having jurisdiction were prepared to implement. For the 30+ years that I've been fighting fires, UL and NIST have been using the data that they gained by setting…
2014-12-02 11:48:44
Joseph carroll
Who Looks After The Victims?
I work in a dept with 2 man Engine cos, man powers is an issue with our first due assignment. (3 engs,2 Trks , Batt Chief). Usually 13 Firefighters on the assignment. At times the exterior attack has no option, heavy fire too include exposures etc. some new leaders feel that this exterior attack is…
2014-12-01 19:05:51
Brian
Who Looks After The Victims?
Am I missing the old SSLEEVES-OCD pneumonic??? seems that one. It addressed alot of the things we have to think of, and the new Slicers is something that I think in right circumstances and construction would make sense, but at other times might be completely useless. I have watched and read alot of the NIST…
2014-12-01 02:10:06
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