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Street Smart Shop Talk on Fire Engineering Talk Radio

On the menu for tonight’s episode of “Shop Talk” we’re talking about BROTHERHOOD, PRIDE & TRADITION.  For April Fool’s Day, we’ve themed tonight on the F.O.O.L.S. (Fraternal Order Of Leatherheads Society) whose mission it is to uphold these values. We’ve also invited a special guest to talk about the biggest firefighter killer that nobody seems to want […]

**CLASS DATE CHANGE** Forcible Entry 1 & 2 in Bluffton, SC

DUE TO SCHEDULING CONFLICTS, WE HAD TO CHANGE THE CLASS DATES FOR THE DECEMBER FORCIBLE 1 & 2 CLASSES IN BLUFFTON. PLEASE SEE THE CHANGED DATES BELOW…

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; A Small Fire In A Strip Mall

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You are dispatched to a smoke detector and burglar alarm activation in a strip center. You arrive to find this! What do you do?

First Due Friday; Where Is The Fire?

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Heavy Smoke from a split-level. What are some of the specific challenges in split-levels? Where do you think this fire started? What is YOUR strategy for SEARCH? What about VENTILATION? Give us the initial report and your RECEO VS considerations. Enjoy!

VES Class Wrap Up

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This past weekend, we were fortunate to be able to teach our “Ventilation, Entry & Search Techniques” class at the South Carolina Fire Academy’s annual Southeastern Fire School. We had a great weekend both teaching (& learning), spending time with old friends and making new ones. Here are some of the highlights…

Thinking Outside The Box May Kill You

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Thinking “outside the box” is a perfectly appropriate goal for someone when faced with a unique challenge. Yet firefighters get hurt and killed at what some would consider less-than unique fires. Sometimes we have to keep it simple and put people in areas not only to perform efficiently, but also get us the most accurate information prior to making a dangerous decision. There are six sides to every fire and it is our job to see them all.

First Due Friday; Responding from the Firehouse (Video)

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This is a cool video responding in on the first due Engine. Today, you’re the Officer. What you see is what you got. Give us the report and your RECEO VS considerations. Have fun!

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!

2012 Class and Event Planning In Progress

Make training, professionalism and pride part of your New Year’s resolution! We’re in the process of building our 2012 calendar with intense, realistic hands-on training, interactive classroom events and good old-fashioned brotherhood.

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20 Old Farm Road Bluffton, South Carolina 29910 (843) 247-6044 www.safefirefighter.com info@safefirefighter.com

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S.A.F.E. Firefighter helps firefighters to be smart, aggressive, fundamentally-sound and efficient through high-energy, high intensity and high-impact training.

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Upcoming Events

"Engine Operations on the Modern Fireground" (H.O.T.)
aka "Engine Work 101"
Southeastern Fire School
South Carolina Fire Academy
March 8-9, 2014

"Street Smart Shop Talk"
Fire Engineer Talk Radio
April 1, 2014 @ 7:30 pm

"Street Smart Fireground Forcible Entry" (H.O.T.)
South Carolina Fire/Rescue Conference
Myrtle Beach, SC
June 10, 2014

"Outside the Box Firefighting" (H.O.T.)
South Carolina Fire/Rescue Conference
Myrtle Beach, SC
June 11, 2014

"Street Smart Forcible Entry 2"
OPEN ENROLLMENT
Bluffton Twp. Fire District HQ
December 16, 2013
1330-1730 hrs

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"Without training they lacked knowledge. Without knowledge they lacked confidence. Without confidence they lacked victory."

- Julius Caesar

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