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Urgency of Response

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Hello All, and a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to everyone!  I had planned on posting this article prior to the holiday festivities, because as most of us know, this is one of the most active times of year for fires, and unfortunately also where the highest rate of fatal fires occur.  But… Like […]

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.

Fire Ground Basics # 3

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. This is three videos that need to be viewed altogehter. […]

Join some of the crew from Firefighter Basics in Class Colleton Fire, Task Force 1

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Come out and do some training with the members of Firefighter Basics

Tactics Tuesday

Discuss your Size- up Incident operations. Tell us where you would place your apparatus [vodpod id=ExternalVideo.965365&w=425&h=350&fv=%26rel%3D0%26border%3D0%26] Tactics Tuesday, posted with vodpod

Tactics Tuesday

Give your Size Up, and Incident actions [vodpod id=ExternalVideo.961115&w=425&h=350&fv=%26rel%3D0%26border%3D0%26] Tactics Tuesday, posted with vodpod

Tactics Tuesday

Use video to practice size-up and discuss your operations. There is no Charlie side view so do the best you can [vodpod id=ExternalVideo.956533&w=425&h=350&fv=%26rel%3D0%26border%3D0%26] Tactics Tuesday, posted with vodpod

Tactics Tuesday

Give us your size up and go into some details about your engine and truck ops [vodpod id=ExternalVideo.954651&w=425&h=350&fv=%26rel%3D0%26border%3D0%26] Tactics Tuesday, posted with vodpod

Tactical Scenario # 1

You (your crew) is ordered to search the third floor of a building.  The chief says “we have multiple reports of people on the third floor, go get them”. You know it’s not that simple or I wouldn’t write about it. We’ll call the building a standard 3 unit row house 20X40, end unit.  Single […]

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