Archive for January2010

Part 2: It’s only a Vacant…

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In the Northeast, it’s been cold for sometime now with some of us having major snow falls of 14+ inches this winter. So let’s imagine that it’s 6am and you’re dispatched as First Due Engine to a structure fire. The wind chill is down around 10 degrees with a strong wind. Your company pulls up […]

Part I: The things we have come to fear the most…

Every time one turns around or a new member joins the fire service, we preach about tradition and history. But, is it truly productive discussion, or just lip service? Are we really teaching our new members what they need to know in order to get where we are going? Or are we leaving that space […]

Stay tuned!

Stay tuned over the next few weeks.  The next 4 parts will contain Engine Company Operations, Searching Dwellings, Primary Objectives on Dwelling Fires and more!  Be safe and Thank you.


Welcome my Brothers and Sisters. Let me start by saying thank you for visiting my little part of the web. Over the next few weeks I will be posting a series of 5 blogs about Bread and Butter Company Operations. Depending on feedback and my ability to write something, there will be a series after […]