Archive for September2012

First Due Friday; Fire in Hell’s Kitchen… Literally (Video)

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(VIDEO) You are on the first unit to arrive at this occupied multi-family/ taxpayer fire in NYC. Give us your SIZE-UP, CREW ASSIGNMENTS & RECEO VS considerations. Also, watch the fireground ops and share your constructive criticism. Enjoy!

CLASS ANNOUNCEMENT! “Street Smart” Forcible Entry

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Safe Firefighter, LLC is proud to announce that we’ll be back at Irmo Fire District (Columbia, SC) offering 3 DAYS of OPEN ENROLLMENT forcible entry training OCTOBER 23, 24 & 25. 3 training days with 2 class offerings each day. You pick dates and times!

First Due Friday; How Do You RIC?

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How does your FD staff the RIC & what, if anything, are they allowed/expected to do at a fire?

The Italian Stallion on “Getting It Done”

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As budgets shrink and staffing dwindles, our duties and responsibilities remain the same. Rocky Balboa offers some words of wisdom to help us through these tough economic times.