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“Go” Versus “No-Go” A Brief Look into Survivability Profiling

http://www.deltafire.ca/Gallery/Misc%202007/Images/House%20Fire.jpg     The concept of running into a burning building is not a new one to most firefighters.  Of course, depending on your department’s SOPs, manpower, staffing, etc, things will be different.  This article discusses the critical decision of “Go” or “No-Go” when first pulling up to a structure that is on fire.  This ...more

IAFF Politics: Shit-Canned?

Another One Bites the Dust Word on the street this week is that local 2068 president John Neimeic, a Harold Schaitberger protege, has been unceremoniously kicked to the fourth district curb. Some background is called for. The IAFF’s 4th district includes Virginia, Maryland, DC, West Virginia and Delaware. (All of the professional firefighters in Delaware ...more

Conclusion to 80 Year Old Male: Fall

This is the conclusion to 80 Year Old Male: Fall. If you do not remember the particulars, check out the original post and then come back here to find the “answer” and summary. Case Review You arrived on scene to meet an 80 year old patient who was found on the floor after suffering what ...more

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FREE Webinar Rescheduled

Due to uncontrollable circumstances, the webinar for tomorrow has been rescheduled for September 17, 2014. Sorry for the ...more

overheard BY EVERYBODY from Rescue 1:

overheard BY EVERYBODY from Rescue 1:
  "I'll tell you what the problem is. The chief is an idiot, the fat bastards in the station don't know CPR from CPWHO, minorities are running city hall and the ...more

Rhetorical Lesson No.12: Would Fewer Basics Work in Reducing Our LODDs?

Rhetorical Lesson No.12: Would Fewer Basics Work in Reducing Our LODDs?
Is over a dozen too many for the upcoming and speed-reading generations? Back in 2004 we were given 16 items, "Life Safety Initiatives", to help reduce line of duty deaths and ...more

10 Is 10

10 Is 10
Ten is ten no matter how you think you are going to cut it or how bad you fake it.  I'm talking about pull ups or any other sort of ...more

IAFF Politics: Shit-Canned?

IAFF Politics:  Shit-Canned?
Another One Bites the Dust Word on the street this week is that local 2068 president John Neimeic, a Harold Schaitberger protege, has been unceremoniously kicked to the fourth district curb. Some ...more

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