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Situational Awarness on Taking it to the Streets; Did you Listen in?

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Taking it to the Streets hosted by Christopher Naum Last month on Firefighter NetCast.com ,Taking it to the Streets presented an exceptional show related to the emerging issues affecting fire ground operations and the emerging and prevailing issues related to situational awareness on the fireground and incident scene  and its relationship to firefighter safety or operational […]

High Rise Fire Fighting Operations

Houston (Texas) firefighters followed the “textbook approach” in fighting a blaze at a high-rise building on the 27th floor Monday night August 30, 2010 when a 4th Alarm was transmitted for operations at a high rise building fire, deploying nearly 175 firefighting personnel. Seven firefighters were injured with non life-threatening. A broken pipe hampered firefighting […]

“We Have a Situation; Are you Aware?”

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Tonight August 19th at 9pm ET with a live online radio call-in show addressing the most current issues affecting the Fire Service.

Six Detroit Firefighters Injured at Taxpayer Fire from Wall Collapse

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Reports indicate a roof collapse and subsequent compromise and further collapse occurred on the alpha side.

3*4*3 Reports

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After a recent training program, we discussed in a smaller group setting common, contributing and apparent causes related to three prominent fire incidents.

Companies Standby for the Transmit of the Box

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Taking it to the Streets Premiering Wednesday July 21st  9:00pm ET Live on Firefighter Netcast.com Premiering “What’s on YOUR Radar Screen”? Check out what’s on of off your radar screen on CommandSafety.com If you’ve never listened to a FirefighterNetcast, visit the site now, sign up for a new user account for BlogTalkRadio, and be prepared […]

Remembering Hackensack and Gloucester City

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 As we approach the July 4th holiday period, two significant LODD incidents previously occurred during this time frame that hold a number of lessons learned related to command management, operations, building construction principles and building performance, fire behavior and the ever present dangers of the job. Take the opportunity to learn more about these events, […]

Learning the Lessons from the Past

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June 17th marks the anniversary of two significant fire service incidents that resonate with the values, doctrine and philosophy that define the principles and tradition of the Fire Service.

Changes in Building Construction and Fire Behavior

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I had the extreme pleasure of meeting two wonderful firefighters, who I’m proud to call brothers; Lt. John Mitchell of FireDaily.com and Lt. Rhett Fleitz of the Fire Critic.com both of whom produce and host the Firefighter Netcast.  If you’ve been out of touch-Firefighter NetCast offers live netcasts and podcasts for the fire service and […]

Learning from the Past: Five Alarm Church Fire and Collapse leads to two Line of Duty Deaths (LODD) and Twenty-Nine Fire Fighter Injuries three hours into the incident

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Six years ago on March 13, 2004, two career firefighters with the City of Pittsburg (PA) Fire Bureau were fatally injured during a structural collapse of a bell tower at the Ebenezer Baptist Church fire. Battalion Chief Charles G. Brace (55 years of age) was acting as the Incident Safety Officer and Master Firefighter Richard […]

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