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Weekly updates on Fire Service safety news.

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 […]

Movement Monday; July 28, 2014

This week, you’ll have some flexibility to adapt the workout to your fitness level and equipment availability.  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 […]

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 […]

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.  […]

Memorial MayDays & Murph: A Different Kind of Survival Training

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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 at any level the tools and information they can use to avoid survival situations. The […]

Roll Call for October 9 – October 22

SAFE Firefighter is going to give an overview of how WE did as a fire service from Saturday to Friday of every week. Please feel free to leave comments or add comments with links to additional information. Thanks and Be SAFE!

Roll Call for October 3 – 9

Roll Call for the week of October 3 through October 9… Every week SAFE Firefighter is going to give an overview of how WE did as a fire service from Sunday to Saturday. Please feel free to leave comments or add comments with links to additional information. Thanks and Be SAFE!

Roll Call for September 26 to October 2

SAFE Firefighter is going to give an overview of how WE did as a fire service from Sunday to Saturday of every week.