Archive for July2010

Food for Thought: Pump Pressures for Attack Lines

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No matter how much training and/or experience you had as a firefighter, the pressure of being the Driver/Operator, the one responsible for the safety of an attack crew, causes some to question what they know is right.

What it Takes To Be Aggressive

The principle of being aggressive seems to be the black sheep that no one really wants to talk about due to its “stigma”. If you are not willing to aggressively perform ALL of the tasks necessary to extinguish a fire, then you are, or will be, lacking fundamentals, safety,and efficiency. There are, however, conditions to being an aggressive firefighter/crew.