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Booster Lines, including High Pressure

Started this discussion. Last reply by richard sees Nov 11, 2015. 40 Replies

Because of another topic I thought I would start a new topic on booster lines, including high pressure and the new ultra-high pressure ones.High pressure has some what of a jaded past here in the US…Continue

Spelling, punctuation, and proper sentence structure: Does anyone care anymore?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Mackie Jun 13, 2012. 20 Replies

I know I am going to sound like an overzealous Language Arts teacher, but come on, is this how far we have sunk educationally?  The spelling is absolutely atrocious and it isn't even long or hard…Continue

How do I shut off the e-mail notifications??

Started this discussion. Last reply by Fabulous Heather Days of Summer Aug 28, 2010. 2 Replies

My e-mail is being over flowed with notifications from here.  How the heck do I shut them off? Thanks, DonContinue

 

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Don Catenacci replied to FFN WebTeam's discussion Weekday House Fire Size-Up
"What would be the initial assignment in your area?  With my volly FD it would be 2 engines. What would your staffing be? Would mutual aid be on the initial alarm?4 to 8, depending on time of day.  Not unless the officer called for it…"
May 7
Don Catenacci replied to Andrew's discussion 100ft length attack hose vs 50ft lengths??
"How much more experience do you want?  I have over a decade using 100 foot sections of 2 inch, 3 inch, and 5 inch.  No department I have been on has had an occurrence of a back injury due to the longer hose lengths.  Most often the 3…"
Mar 15
Don Catenacci replied to Andrew's discussion 100ft length attack hose vs 50ft lengths??
"So Andrew, have you left this topic?  I was hoping for a lively discussion.Maybe you didn't get the support you were hoping for so you left."
Mar 1
Don Catenacci replied to FFN WebTeam's discussion The State of the Fire Service
"What issues, concerns, problems should be addressed this year by our national fire service organizations? Staffing, both volunteer and career.  Serious funding to allow fire departments to do their job.More research into modern fires happening…"
Mar 1
Don Catenacci replied to Andrew's discussion 100ft length attack hose vs 50ft lengths??
"Andrew, just screams back injury? Do you use 4 or 5 inch hose because even a 50 foot length of that will weigh more than 100 feet of 2 1/2. The weight of 2 1/2 inch hose varies from around .40 to .55 per foot. Meaning a 100 foot length weighs…"
Feb 26
Don Catenacci replied to Andrew's discussion 100ft length attack hose vs 50ft lengths??
Feb 26
Don Catenacci replied to Andrew's discussion 100ft length attack hose vs 50ft lengths??
"Dangerous and super heavy?  Are you kidding?  A 100 foot section of hose weights less than 2 - 50s because of 1 less set of couplings.The benefits are it is cheaper than 2 - 50 foot lengths and there is one less set of couplings to snag on…"
Feb 24
Don Catenacci replied to Keith Castleberry's discussion Where is the best place to carry a hand held radio
Jan 30
Don Catenacci replied to Keith Castleberry's discussion Where is the best place to carry a hand held radio
"Neither department I am on mandates how you carry your radio. The vast majority use the radio pocket on the coat. Some have purchased their own custom radio straps. I personally don't care for the shoulder strap worn under my fire gear. I…"
Jan 25
Don Catenacci replied to Keith Castleberry's discussion Where is the best place to carry a hand held radio
"This is my exact point. Wearing it as described by Alvin Gonzalez puts the bottom of the radio at my knee in an incredibly awkward position."
Jan 22
Don Catenacci replied to Keith Castleberry's discussion Where is the best place to carry a hand held radio
Jan 21
Don Catenacci replied to Keith Castleberry's discussion Where is the best place to carry a hand held radio
"I was commenting on what Alvin Gonzalez who stated that the antennae needed to be outside the coat."
Jan 20
Don Catenacci replied to Keith Castleberry's discussion Where is the best place to carry a hand held radio
"What I use now?  My radio pocket like I have done the vast majority of the time that I have been issued a radio.The idea of an adjustable strap seems illogical to me.  As I mentioned I am not tall, 5 foot 6 inches to be exact and I have…"
Jan 19
Don Catenacci replied to Keith Castleberry's discussion Where is the best place to carry a hand held radio
Jan 19
Don Catenacci replied to Art "ChiefReason" Goodrich's discussion Transition Tactics vs. Aggressive Interior
"There is no Transitional Attack versus Aggressive Interior Attack.  Anyone who truly understands the Transitional Attack knows it MUST be followed up by an Aggressive Interior Attack.  All the exterior application of water does is…"
Jul 24, 2016
Don Catenacci replied to Greg Jeppson's discussion FOAM Question
"Actually Mike, it should be 200 psi at eductor.  It doesn't matter whether the eductor is at the pump panel or several hundred feet from the engine on 2 1/2 or 3 inch hose.  "
Jul 24, 2016

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Wauwatosa Fire Department
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At 10:53am on January 10, 2012, Moose said…

Hello Don, Just stopping by to say have a great day.

At 11:04am on November 24, 2011, Joyce said…

At 5:38pm on February 27, 2010, Don Catenacci said…
Thanks for the warm welcome!
At 8:09pm on February 26, 2010, Fireyladd - Chief Sharp said…
Don, Welcome to the FF Nation. I am glad you joined the group.There is lots to do, read and be involved with. Your participation and involvement is important to us all.

Chief William Sharp
Brookings, Oregon
 
 
 

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