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Ultrahazardous

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Everytime I turn around it feels like I’m being told to change. I’ve been told my thought process is outdated, my tactics are obsolete and, even worse, that I am dangerous. A lot of change in the fire service is driven by NIST/UL research. A lot of beneficial information has come out of that research, […]

New Years message from Anchorpoint

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  Everyone has new years resolutions.  I don't.  I take personal inventory pretty frequently, usually when I have a change in my life or I when someone I know does.  Today I'll share my lessons for last year and how they motivate me for this year.  I'll try to be brief.     Last year was a big year […]

Firefighter fitness

According to USFA, as of May 31, 2110 there were 31 LODDs.  Of those, 17 were heart attack. More than 54%. More than half. I guess that begs the question; Why? I’ll spare you the firehouse routine.  Here are the factors that USFA uses-Tobacco use, Weight, Inactivity, Diabetes, Family history, and High Blood pressure.  And […]