Archive for August2013

Rookie Schoool- the place where you learn The Basics. Be quiet, listen, and LEARN!

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Many firefighters just don’t appreciate learning opportunities or recognize when learning opportunities present themselves. Recently, I thought about several examples I witnessed during “rookie schools” around the country. Rookie school, or Basic Fire School, is where you are taught “The Basics” and are expected to learn “The Basics” before applying them on the job. A […]

Know Your Role: New Series to Start in September

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When arriving on the fire ground it is essential to know your role. In this new series we will place pictures up and Audio up when possible that will aid in helping you make the correct fire ground decision, based off the Pre- arrival radio traffic and the wind shield view when you arrive.

Pre-plan Challenge

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I was told to write about ladders again, and I will, but first I have a Pre-plan Challenge for you.