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Download our Latest Episode of “Street Smart Shop Talk” from Fire Engineering Talk Radio

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This past Tuesday we hosted our latest installment of “Street Smart Shop Talk” on Fire Engineering Talk Radio.  As always, we had a great discussion about fundamental firefighting considerations that led into deeper discussions.  Listen or download here:

New Blood! (Not Really New, But Definitely Awesome!)

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The Brothers at SAFE Firefighter are super excited to announce that we have finally convinced Jonah Smith to completely drink our Kool-Aid and join our Cadre!  We first met Jonah, when he (and his other Charlotte/Pleasant Valley cronies) brought all their own tools to one of our Street Smart Forcible Entry classes in Irmo a […]

Street Smart Shop Talk Tomorrow @ 7:30 pm

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Our favorite thing to do is talk shop with other people who are constantly pushing to make themselves, their people and our profession better! Thank you to all of our loyal brothers and sisters who have kept up with us and call in to our Fire Engineering Podcast “Street Smart Shop Talk” Our next show […]

First Due Friday; Challenging Terrain

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This Friday, you are first arriving unit at this multi-family fire.  It is 0930 on a Tuesday.  Using the questions below, tell us what your engine, trucks and chiefs would do for this fire… Keep in mind that, unlike the kitchen table, these brothers or sisters are not here to clarify their actions, so keep it […]

First Due Friday; Top Floor Garden Apartment

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This Friday, you are first arriving unit at this fire.  It is 1530 hours on Sunday.  Using the questions below, tell us what your engine, trucks and commanders would do for this fire… Keep in mind that, unlike the kitchen table, these brothers or sisters are not here to clarify their actions, so keep it […]

Movement Monday; July 21, 2014

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If you’ve been following “Movement Monday” then you should do this week’s workout at “fire ground speed” (keep time).  These are all basic movements to build core strength needed for our job!  If this is your first week of “Movement Monday”, welcome and please don’t forget to read the general PT info below.  Enjoy! Cardiac related events still kill […]

1st Due Friday; Access Problems

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  This is “First Due Friday” where we channel our (not so) inner fire buff, find a first arriving picture or video and talk about it just like at the kitchen table.  Keep in mind that, unlike the kitchen table, these brothers or sisters are not here to clarify their actions, so keep it professional and respectful. […]

Movement Monday; July 7, 2014

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This week’s workout will work everything!  It’s a great workout to do every month or so to measure progress.  If this is your first week of “Movement Monday”, welcome and please don’t forget to read the general PT info below.  Enjoy! Cardiac related events still kill more firefighters than anything else.  Here’s the good news… getting fit isn’t overly […]

1st Due Friday; Front Row for Rescues & Truck Work

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Check out this great helmet cam video from Jacksonville (FL) of a house fire with rescues.  It also has a buffet of Truck Work to salivate at.  ENJOY!  Happy Birthday America!!! Welcome to “First Due Friday” where we channel our (not so) inner fire buff, find a first arriving picture or video and talk about […]

Movement Monday: June 30

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This week’s workout may sneak up on you, especially if you dive into Level 5.  This is a good core workout that will get you breathing hard.  Just a head’s up, the back half of each lap is gonna seem tough, but you can get through it and you’ll be glad you did.  If this […]

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