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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 […]

Product Review: Blauer “Clash” Duty Boots

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We were recently approached about wear testing Blauer’s new “Clash” duty boot.  I spend a lot of time in duty boots and put my boots through a lot.  Therefore, I expect a lot from my boots and was happy to try them out and share my thoughts. Between work, teaching for the state fire academy and SAFE Firefighter, I am […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Back by Demand…MORE Forcible Entry Training!

After our last Forcible Entry 1 & 2 day, the first question we were asked was “WHEN’S THE NEXT ONE? Well, here it is… Enjoy the most fun, realistic and intense forcible training in the region!

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