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Cold weather firefighting tips

Does anyone have any tips or war stories concerning fighting structure fires in sub-zero conditions?

Started by Bob KolvaLatest Reply

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tank size for rural fire fighting

 Our first out engine has a 1,000 gallon tank which helps in our rural rural areas but it can be a little slow when climbing the hills.  Wh…

Started by lb

19 Jan 26, 2013
Reply by Mark Klaene

Ever felt like a dork in the civillian world?

I was just wondering if anyone else gets that blank stare or the "Oh that is nice" comment  When your at your paid job or out with friends,…

Started by Kelli L. Waugh

15 Sep 7, 2011
Reply by Robby Stables

Tractor Fires

Had a large tractor and 20 acres of hay burn overnight with no witnesses.  Fire obviously started in the cab area of the tractor several ho…

Started by Doug Hutchison

0 Jun 27, 2011

Fire Cadet Program

Hey everyone, I posted a discussion earlier on here and haven't really had any luck in replies. I oversee a Fire Cadet program here in Mont…

Started by Brad

2 Apr 27, 2011
Reply by Ted C Hall

Shot's fired!!

After there have been three mall shoting's in three week's, is your dept. doing anything to prepare for something like that happen in your…

Started by John

2 Apr 27, 2011
Reply by Ted C Hall

HAY FIRES

2 of them this week,one 80 bales,one over 200. Will people ever learn that wet/green hay will spontainiously combust.

Started by Kevin King

10 Apr 3, 2011
Reply by Doug

respect for members

I belong to a vol. fd consiting of 49 members 3 of us are female me being one of the most active. I do not go intierior. but i can run are…

Started by Robyn Mckelvey

7 Nov 11, 2010
Reply by John Walter Cleveland

Cold weather firefighting tips

Does anyone have any tips or war stories concerning fighting structure fires in sub-zero conditions?

Started by Bob Kolva

6 Nov 10, 2010
Reply by Bob Kolva

PR Advice

I recent got a M-F 9a-7p position at my EMS company... I am the one that has to go to all the public events to make sure we are seen in the…

Started by Robert J. Galbraith

4 Nov 8, 2010
Reply by Ryan James Johnsrud

Worst rural fire you have had?

What is the worst rural fire you have responded to? Mine was a 3500 sq ft L shaped barn and adjacent drive through grain bin with scale lo…

Started by Rob

7 Oct 10, 2010
Reply by Chief Don West Jr

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