Category Archives: training-fire-rescue-topics

Cleveland Fire Department’s Lt. Kevin Brady Survives Heart Attack, Sought Out Help

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Instead of ignoring it he told a paramedic in the station who hooked him up to the monitor to discover he was having a heart attack.

San Antonio Fire Captain Gets 60 Days Suspension Over Reckless Fire Response

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Fire Chief Charles Hood of the San Antonio Fire Department suspended three firefighters for traveling at an unsafe speed and not buckling up while racing to a fire on the Northwest Side last year. Firefighter Robert Arranaga, 30, was trapped and hospitalized with a broken neck and remains on medical leave. The crash destroyed Ladder […]

VIDEO: The Firefighter Quick Dress Drill, How Fast Are You?

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Can you find a faster time?

Brotherhood Instructors Quick Video: Forcible Entry Using The Rex Tool

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[fblike]Our friends over at Brotherhood Instructors posted a new, very quick :44 second video demonstrating how to properly use the Rex Tool as a method of ‘through the lock’ forcible entry. Their YouTube channel (BrotherhoodInstrctrs) should be subscribed to due to the excellent quality of their videos. What’s so great about the vids? They get […]

Dallas Fire-Rescue’s Website Has A Funny Way Of Promoting Respiratory Safety

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[fblike]For the record, we LIKE Dallas Fire Department. This is not meant to take a cheap shot at them whatsoever. That said, we were searching around fire department websites on another article project and came across the front page for the DFD. The main photo on the front page shows a firefighter standing in the […]

Big Tree Volunteer Firefighter Dies After ‘Routine SCBA Training’

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[fblike]WIVB in New York is reporting this morning tat a 26-year-old Big Tree firefighter passed away last night. The firefighter became ill during what the article calls ‘routine SCBA training Monday evening at the fire hall. The firefighter was rushed by the company’s ambulance to Mercy Hospital. His condition worsened and passed away last night. […]

ONLINE DEAL: $10 for 4 Tickets to the Denver Firefighters Museum, 58% Off!

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[fblike]Here is a great deal if you live in or plan on visiting the Denver metro area. Today on the website you can get 4 tickets to the Denver Firefighters Museum for just $10! That’s 58% off the regular cost of $24. While not a huge cost savings, it’s still a great deal and […]

‘Diaper Fetish’ Firefighter’s Off-Duty Actions Puts His Department In The News

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[fblike]New this morning: CBS4 in Denver is reporting that the Mountain View Fire Protection District’s PIO is on administrative leave following his arrest for sexual assault. The arrest affidavit states that he had diaper fetish over the last year that possibly contributed to his actions and the loss of his marriage. As a result, his […]

Oregon Fire Chief Cited In Crash That Destroyed Two Vehicles

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[fblike]The Marion County Sheriff’s Office says that Fire District 1 Chief Kevin Henson has been found at fault for a crash while responding to a commercial fire on Dec. 31. An electronic data recorder inside Chief Henson’s SUV state he was traveling 62 mph in a 45 mph at the time of the crash. The […]

New Sony Handycam w/ Built-In Projector

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[fblike]The Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas is like porn to many of us. Weeding through the gadgets separating what’s ‘neat’ from what’s useful can be difficult. However, Sony has come up with something that could be of use to us in the emergency services.

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