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FOAM Question

question #1  Why is there limitation of 150ft of hose past the inductor? #2 why would there little to no foam when you apply a 200ft sect…

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Rescue Squads That Add Firefighting.

I recently seen a Facebook posting about a rescue squad that took over firefighting responsibilities in their area when the fire dept. shut…

Started by ashfire in General Firefighting & Rescue DiscussionLatest Reply

Pre-Arrival Video, Size-Up

Video below is of a house fire in Canton, Michigan What would be your initial alarm assignment and staffing? As the first-arriving of…

Started by FFN WebTeam in Fireground Tactics & Firefighter SafetyLatest Reply

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Pre-Arrival Video, Size-Up

Video below is of a house fire in Canton, Michigan What would be your initial alarm assignment and staffing? As the first-arriving of…

Started by FFN WebTeam in Fireground Tactics & Firefighter Safety

2 on Thursday
Reply by Rick LePage

FOAM Question

question #1  Why is there limitation of 150ft of hose past the inductor? #2 why would there little to no foam when you apply a 200ft sect…

Started by Greg Jeppson in General Firefighting & Rescue Discussion

2 on Thursday
Reply by Mike DiStefano

Joint Replacement for Firefighters

Well it is T- 6 days until I get my knee replaced with the latest and greatest. I am nervous about it for sure. Yesterday was the pits, my…

Started by Don Zimmerman in Line of Duty: Our Fallen & Injured

96 on Tuesday
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New Members, New gear?

Haven't posted in a while so I hope this hasn't been brought up already. This is really a question for volunteer firefighters.  How do you…

Started by Just Plain Craig Moyer in Fireground Tactics & Firefighter Safety

1 May 19
Reply by MalteseMonster

Transition Tactics vs. Aggressive Interior

Man; I remember when the big fight was over fog vs. straight stream. Now? It's about "hitting it hard from the yard" (HIHFTY) before search…

Started by Art "ChiefReason" Goodrich in General Firefighting & Rescue Discussion

3 May 18
Reply by Art "ChiefReason" Goodrich

Relocating

Hey everyone, I'm a firefighter / medic in Massachusetts and I am looking to relocate to the Fort Mill area of South Carolina. I am current…

Started by Matt Brown in Fire, Rescue & EMS Careers

0 May 15

PPA

With the ul studying positive pressure and putting some science to what many old firefighters have said. Is the risk of altering natural fl…

Started by MalteseMonster in General Firefighting & Rescue Discussion

3 May 13
Reply by MalteseMonster

Forcing an overhead garage door with hand tools

Folks, I recently ran into a major issue while responding to an EMS call.  To abridge the story, Myself and my crew had to force an overhea…

Started by Brian Richards in General Firefighting & Rescue Discussion

3 May 12
Reply by MalteseMonster

Keep Apparatus from Freezing Up?

We are a rural volunteer department, with 24 members. While shuttling water to the scene, the valves and dumps often freeze up during harsh…

Started by Carl Charles in Apparatus & Vehicle Discussions

58 May 9
Reply by Bud

First-Arriving at House Fire

Video courtesy of Nozzle Nut Photography Video below is of pre-arrival conditions at a house fire in Chester Heights, Pennsylvania What…

Started by FFN WebTeam in Fireground Tactics & Firefighter Safety

5 May 9
Reply by Don Catenacci

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