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Adjusting Your Fire Suppression Tactics Based on Modern Research

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Recently the International Society of Fire Service Instructors put out a Position Statement on Fire Dynamic Research in Tactical Operations based on the Spartanburg, SC research, which was conducted by International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI) and the National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) who partnered with the South Carolina Fire Academy, City […]

The First-Due and The Building.

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The First-Due: We predicate with certain expectations that fire will travel in a defined manner in a building.

The First-Due and Buildings on fire

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Arriving companies and personnel at a structure fire must be able to rapidly and accurately identify key elements of a building,

The Compartment and the Company

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Tactical Fireground successes are measured by the abilities of the Company

Occupancy Risk and Performance

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Take a look at this interior shot of the following occupancy:

An Officer who Made a Difference: Remembrance

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Captain Patrick “Paddy” Brown, FDNY Remembrance, One of Many Stories: One of the 343…   On September 11, 2001, Captain Patrick Brown and eleven men from FDNY Ladder 3 responded to the attacks at the World Trade Center. His firehouse, Ladder 3, is located in very close proximity to the Twin Towers so his was one […]

Leadership Got Your Department Boogered Up?

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  Across the world I bet if you sat around the table on the tailboard of an apparatus or at any conference you would hear some folks that are talking about how “Boogered up” their department is. So what do you do when your department is “Boogered up”? The important component is to look in […]

Required Reading: Impact of Ventilation on Fire Behavior in Legacy and Contemporary Residential Construction

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Another must read for all Company and Command Officers: Impact of ventilation on fire behavior in legacy and contemporary residential construction from UL. Take some time to increase your proficiencies and compentencies.

Checking your Compass

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As a Company Officer; have you checked your compass lately? Do you know where you are?

“You’ve got to find what you love….and connect the dots”

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“We don’t get a chance to do that many things, and every one should be really excellent. Because this is our life. Life is brief, and then you die, you know? And we’ve all chosen to do this with our lives. So it better be damn good. It better be worth it.” Steve Jobs. Are you connecting the dots in your life?

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