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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:

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 […]

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. […]

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 Forcible Entry 1 & 2 in Burton, SC

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Safe Firefighter, LLC is proud to offer “STREET SMART” FORCIBLE ENTRY 1 & 2 featuring “The Pig” Forcible Entry Tool. This OPEN ENROLLMENT class will be hosted by the Burton Fire District in Burton, SC. Class Details (Flyer & Registration @ Bottom). These high speed classes give participants the information, techniques and repetitions to confidently attack […]

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 […]

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