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.”
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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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