Monthly Archives: August 2012

Haz Mat Technicians! Here is a GREAT opportunity to increase your response knowledge and skills.

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              Click on the link for information about a FREE US Department of Energy Radiation Specialist course. The course will be held in Albuquerque, NM. Specialist ABQ

Hello from the EMAGUY!

Thank you for the introduction, firestudent1. I’m EMAGUY, another contributer for the site with a strong desire to learn. I have a diverse background, including fire, ems, and emergency management. My fire experience includes paid (county and industrial) and volunteer; my emergency management experience includes time at a county agency and healthcare positions. In some […]

Fire Ops

We want you to Identify basic functions by putting yourself in the position of our brother and sisters in the videos. Remember these are videos and you could be the next week. We want to learn and grow not critcize. Five basic points to consider. •Size-Up •Command •Hose Lines ( Deployment, Number ) •Truck Functions […]

Unexpected Haz Mats

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Generally, emergency responders expect to happen upon hazardous materials when responding to transportation or fixed facility incidents. Sometimes, haz mats (or potential haz mats) may be found in unexpected locations. Familiarity with haz mat container shapes and colors can be important clues indicating the presence of haz mats. Crews responded to a grass fire on […]

Introducing EMAGUY

A 26 year veteran of the fire service. Has experience as a paid and volunteer professional. Has also served as director of Emergency Management at the local, state, and federal levels. He has also worked as a Healthcare Safety specialist, as well as a Hazardous material and Radiation Specialist. He now conducts programs all over […]

Fire Ops

We want you to Identify basic functions by putting yourself in the position of our brother and sisters in the videos. Remember these are videos and you could be the next week. We want to learn and grow not critcize. Five basic points to consider. •Size-Up •Command •Hose Lines ( Deployment, Number ) •Truck Functions […]

Fire Ops

We want you to Identify basic functions by putting yourself in the position of our brother and sisters in the videos. Remember these are videos and you could be the next week. We want to learn and grow not critcize. Five basic points to consider. •Size-Up •Command •Hose Lines ( Deployment, Number ) •Truck Functions […]

Truck Positioning

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When positioning your aerial truck square up with your objective, there will be a lot less twisting and negative force on your truck.

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