FireHouse Expo Baltimore July 20-24

The Firehouse Expo in Baltimore is taking place July 20-24. It offers a great learning experience from instructors from all over the country. Spots are available for some great classes. Give it a look and sign up and we will see you in Balmer.

Fire Vocabulary: Fire

Fire: Rapid Oxidation of combustible materials accompanied by a release of energy in the form of heat and light.

Complancency and Basics Still Exist In All We Do

While responding to a fire just the other night, we turned on the street and started looking for addresses. Immediately, I grabbed the spotlight and began to shine the houses. I found the even numbers to be on the left and the odd numbers to be on the right.  As we make our way down […]

High Rise Hose Training

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Are You The Problem Or The Solution

In the fire service today it appears to be more firefighters adding to the problems of the fire service versus being apart of the solution. In this article I want to throw out a few things for you all to ponder. Training- When you do your training do you approach it with enthusiasm or do […]

High Rise Hose Training Part 2 Lt. Matt Rush

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High Rise Hose Training Part 1 with Lt. Matt Rush

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Fire Vocabulary

We will now once a week put out different fire vocabulary words and challenge you to give your best interpretation of  what you think it means. At the end of the week we will post the actual definition and maybe have some video’s or pictures that can bring it to life. First Vocabulary word: What […]

As the first lines goes……but how did it get there?

That goal should be to arrive at the fire area with the nozzle and 50′ of hose, enough for the fire floor. The hose should be flaked out so that it can be advanced easily into the fire area, and so that it is free of kinks.

Electrical Panel Box Drill by: Captain Jeff Schwering

At some point we have all been asked or will be asked to cut the electric , when it is necessary, from anything from a structure fire to water endangering electric, just to name a few. When was the last time you thought of how you were going to shut that panel down correctly? The power companies frown […]

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