SAFE Firefighter, LLC is proud and honored to announce that we have been invited to teach “Street Smart Forcible Entry 1” class at the 2014 Charlotte Firefighter’s 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb event.Â Participants will have the chance to climb 110 stories in memoriam of the 343 fallen FDNY brothers as well as attend both classroom […]
Cardiac related events still kill more firefighters than anything else.Â Here’s the good news… getting fit isn’t overly complicated.Â It’s not about running a marathon orÂ being able to lift a car.Â Fitness is simply about MOVING.Â Â You’ve gotta getÂ up and keep the blood pumping, the sweat dripping and the heart happy for decent amount of time.Â […]
What? Your mind and body are the most important things that you bring to an incident. Without being mentally and physically prepared to do the job, we are setting ourselves up for disaster. MayDays is a two-day conference intended to give fire service members atÂ any levelÂ the tools and information they can use toÂ avoidÂ survival situations. The […]
On the menu for tonightâ€™s episode of â€œShop Talkâ€ weâ€™re talking about BROTHERHOOD, PRIDE & TRADITION. For April Foolâ€™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 […]
VSP is one of the hottest topics of conversation in the fire service today. Captain Marsar’s research has taken the fire service by storm and has created an interesting “new” flavor of the month for those who feed on “firefighter safety through spectatorship”. Maybe it was because of my animosity for the “let it burn” folks within our profession that I was initially against the concept of deciding if a building is searchable from the front yard and was unfairly biased. However, the more I read about and discuss it the more I realize that I HAVE ALWAYS PERFORMED VSP!
Saws, irons, ladders and rescues were the flavor of week for our brothers in Bluffton, SC. Safe Firefighter, LLC just wrapped up a RIC Refresher for the Bluffton Township Fire District. Training included calling the Mayday, self-rescue, rapid intervention crew assignments and operations and performing proactive RIC tasks.