Archive for January2012

First Due Friday; Heavy Fire on 2 Floors (Videos)

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This week we’ve got a rippin’ 2-story single family dwelling. Share your strategies, tactics and experience!

Class Announcement! VES @ SC Fire Academy

Safe Firefighter, LLC will be teaching it’s 16-hour “Ventilation, Entry & Search (VES) Techniques” during Southeastern Fire School at the South Carolina Fire Academy. Click here for more info…

I “Get It”… And I’m Gonna Give It To You

I love this job. I love my brothers (some more like distant cousins, but family anyhow). Our profession is one of the most intense, interpersonal, technical and risky out there. I love this job. I love my brothers (some more like distant cousins, but family anyhow). Our profession is one of the most intense, interpersonal, technical and risky out there. I understand and appreciate what it takes to have pride and ownership in myself, a crew, a rig and a firehouse and how all that translates to success when the bells ring. I get it… and I’m gonna give it to you!

The TruForce is Here!

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Safe Firefighter, LLC is proud to announce is newest training partner TroxFire Training Solutions, creator and manufacturer of the TruForce forcible entry training system.

Need A Job?

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THIS IS NOT A JOB, IT’S A CALLING! The Bluffton Township Fire District is looking for highly motivated, team oriented individuals to join their growing tradition. The BTFD provides fire, rescue and non-transport basic and advanced life support services to a growing and diverse population in the South Carolina lowcountry.

First Due Friday; Heavy Smoke from a Commercial

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Check out this “soupy” commercial job in PG County, MD. Give us your RECEO breakdown, initial actions and initial rig placement. Ready…Go!

First Due Friday; 2-Story Balloon Frame Rockin’ on the Peninsula

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Watch the video of this heavily involved 2-story balloon frame house. Note the wind and the exposures. Give us your RECEO breakdown, initial actions and initial rig placement. Have fun!

Your Chance to be the Chief’s Aide (Cool Video)

Get a front row seat next to the Battalion Chief for this working Multiple Dwelling fire in Brooklyn. Listen to the BC give great radio reports, great size-up information and even take time to talk to the neighbors. Nice video with links to the popular conversation on Facebook.