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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 […]

9/11 Stair Climb & Forcible Entry Class

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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.  Participants will have the chance to climb 110 stories in memoriam of the 343 fallen FDNY brothers as well as attend both classroom […]

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 […]

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 […]

First Due Friday; Heavy Smoke from a Single Family

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Welcome to “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. […]

VEIS, The “I” Isn’t Silent

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Despite many modern challenges in today’s fire service, saving lives is still our #1 priority. Modern fuel loads have changed fire behavior and survivability inside structure fires. This requires us to THINK before we act (surprisingly difficult sometimes).  “Traditional” tactics and previous experience can be a double-edged sword.  Traditional tactics may work at certain fires.  […]

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 […]

Rollin’ Heavy!

Couldn’t help but share this video of our Brothers and neighbors from Hilton Head Island Fire & Rescue rolling heavy to, what appears to be a Box Alarm. Enjoy!

Take Your Search Skills to the Next Level!

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Safe Firefighter, LLC will be presenting 2 search classes in Beaufort, South Carolina on September 18, 2013. These classes will provide updated search techniques to help you to make your searches safer and more efficient. Primary search can present numerous challenges for those faced with completing one of the most important fireground tasks. Rapidly deteriorating conditions, building layout, short staffing all are factors that limit our ability to safely perform our most important priority.

A New Years Resolution Mad Lib “On Firefighting”

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As firefighters, danger is a part of our job. Ignoring the danger or masking it with blanket statements & safety slogans will almost certainly result in a catastrophic reality check.

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