April 30, 2023

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them. – Ann Landers Training: Rules of Air Management  Commercial vs. Residential Fire Attack LODD: Volunteer Fire Fighter Dies After Running Out of Air and Becoming Disoriented in Retail Store in Strip Mall Fire—North Carolina – 2016 Career Fire Fighter Dies From Injuries […]

April 29, 2023

Leadership is not about a title or a designation. It’s about impact, influence and inspiration. Impact involves getting results, influence is about spreading the passion you have for your work, and you have to inspire team-mates and customers. – Robin S. Sharma Training: Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke What’s in your pockets? 6-Minutes for Safety […]

April 25, 2023

A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events and outcomes. It is a catalyst and it sparks extraordinary results. – Wade Boggs Training: Exercises to prepare for NFPA 1582 fitness evaluation Ground Ladder Carry and Raise 6-Minutes for Safety LODD: Captain Suffers Sudden Cardiac Death During Physical Fitness Evaluation – Alabama – […]

April 24, 2023

If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn’t sit for a month. – Theodore Roosevelt Training: Size-Up Drill Calling a Mayday! 6-Minutes for Safety LODD: Lieutenant Suffers Heart Attack During Fire Suppression Operations at Residential Fire and Dies Ten Days Later – Georgia – 2015 Volunteer […]

April 23, 2023

Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength. – Arnold Schwarzenegger Training: How much fire can the Water Can extinguish? The International First Responder Seatbelt Pledge 6-Minutes for Safety LODD: Career Fire Fighter Fatally Injured In Fall From Apparatus […]

April 22, 2023

Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that’s real power. – Clint Eastwood Training: 3 Exercises firefighters should do  Friction Loss using the Hand Method 6-Minutes for Safety LODD: Lieutenant Suffers Sudden Cardiac Death at the Scene of a Structure Fire – South Carolina – […]