Hay BLEVES, Overhaul Thongs, and Tinctures of Drywall

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Hay BLEVES, Overhaul Thongs, and Tinctures of Drywall

A way to post new firefighting terms and enjoy some firefighting humor at the same time.

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Safe-ish

Started by Jack/dt. Last reply by Bekks Sep 20, 2010. 6 Replies

Safe-ish, or Safety-ish - The act of laboring under an assumption of Safety as a result of preferred or directed ignorance.Unfortunately the video has been taken down, statter911 does have some still…Continue

My Foam is ON FIRE and what can I do about it.

Started by Ben Waller. Last reply by Ben Waller Jan 20, 2010. 4 Replies

I took an interesting photo of this Class B foam, apparently on fire.I'd be interested in hearing everyone's thoughts on possible explanations for this situation.Continue

New Term - NFPA-compliant flip flops

Started by Ben Waller. Last reply by Kern Hicks Jan 3, 2010. 7 Replies

Nice term by Jim. Can you provide us with a definition?

NFPA Complacent

Started by Jack/dt Nov 16, 2009. 0 Replies

NFPA Complacent - When a department (or individual) has achieved some (past) level of compliance they have achieved as much as they feel they need too - hence they are now NFPA complacent.

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Comment by Ben Waller on January 1, 2010 at 10:49pm
...and ego, and too much New Year's Eve partying...
Comment by Jack/dt on January 1, 2010 at 9:16pm
The same could be said of power, and knowledge.
Comment by Ben Waller on January 1, 2010 at 8:37pm
Capt. Busy - I'm aware of the Paracelsus quote about toxicity. :-)
Comment by Mike Schlags (Captain Busy) Retd on January 1, 2010 at 5:59pm
Now Ben, I don't mean this in any shape or form to be derogatory but...

Gold is Toxic

Not for all, but certainly for some...
Comment by Joe Stoltz on November 15, 2009 at 2:28pm
Thanks for the invite, Ben. This should be good.

Now, about that SAFET business - is that a "safe tee" that is shrink-wrap-proof in the event of a hay BLEVE and does not degrade in the presence of propane?
Comment by Batwagon on November 12, 2009 at 4:10pm
I'll just throw in my Pigmy Vindicator and Rose Hope Tool (be careful - don't say that second one too often. You'll be stuck with it) I'm sure I have more to offer but, my three synapes are clicking away as fast as the can on other things.
Comment by Chief Dino on November 11, 2009 at 8:56am
LMAO, spit coffee all over the desk dang it!
Comment by Art "ChiefReason" Goodrich on November 9, 2009 at 11:49am
Flip-flops? Yes, but they must be steel-toed.
Comment by Art "ChiefReason" Goodrich on November 9, 2009 at 11:47am
I hope this doesn't show up on my resume'.
Comment by MARTY SHELTON on November 8, 2009 at 7:41pm
The flip-flops only goes with the fall fashion of the nomex shorts and a turnout coat...and we'll include a fire helmet. Coming soon to a scene near you !
 

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