Tag Archives: LODD

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 to want […]

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!

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.

First Due Friday; Going to Work in a Garden Apartment!

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You are first to arrive on whatever you normally ride. Give us your SIZE-UP, CREW ASSIGNMENTS & RECEO VS considerations. HOW BIG DOES THIS INCIDENT GET IN YOUR FD… alarms, units, staffing, etc? Also, watch the fireground ops and share your constructive criticism. Enjoy!

First Due Friday; You Arrive on the Truck… (Video)

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First thing you see is a Truck pulling up to the scene. YOU’RE ON THAT TRUCK! Based on what you see with the building, the conditions, the Engine Co. and other crews’ operations, WHAT ARE YOUR ASSIGNMENTS FOR YOUR CREW? Compare this FD’s ops to your FD and give us your RECEO VS considerations. Enjoy!

First Due Friday; Transitional Attack? Pre-Arrival Video

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Here is a great pre-arrival video of a house fire transitioning from serious to worse. This would be a great size-up tool for anyone riding the seat. Give us the report and your RECEO VS considerations. Enjoy!

First Due Friday; We’ve Got a Hot One in the Desert (Video)

What would your FD do for this attached garage fire? Would your FD make entry through the front door and push the fire out OR knock it down from the outside, then go in? What would you do to address the extension issues? Give us the report and your RECEO VS considerations. Enjoy!

Thinking Outside The Box May Kill You

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Thinking “outside the box” is a perfectly appropriate goal for someone when faced with a unique challenge. Yet firefighters get hurt and killed at what some would consider less-than unique fires. Sometimes we have to keep it simple and put people in areas not only to perform efficiently, but also get us the most accurate information prior to making a dangerous decision. There are six sides to every fire and it is our job to see them all.

First Due Friday; Heavy Fire on 2 Floors (Videos)

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This week we’ve got a rippin’ 2-story single family dwelling. Share your strategies, tactics and experience!

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Upcoming Events

"Engine Operations on the Modern Fireground" (H.O.T.)
aka "Engine Work 101"
Southeastern Fire School
South Carolina Fire Academy
March 8-9, 2014

"Street Smart Shop Talk"
Fire Engineer Talk Radio
April 1, 2014 @ 7:30 pm

"Street Smart Fireground Forcible Entry" (H.O.T.)
South Carolina Fire/Rescue Conference
Myrtle Beach, SC
June 10, 2014

"Outside the Box Firefighting" (H.O.T.)
South Carolina Fire/Rescue Conference
Myrtle Beach, SC
June 11, 2014

"Street Smart Forcible Entry 2"
Bluffton Twp. Fire District HQ
December 16, 2013
1330-1730 hrs

Quote of the Month:

"Without training they lacked knowledge. Without knowledge they lacked confidence. Without confidence they lacked victory."

- Julius Caesar