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captnjak replied to Andrew's discussion 100ft length attack hose vs 50ft lengths??
Mar 15
captnjak replied to Andrew's discussion 100ft length attack hose vs 50ft lengths??
Feb 27
captnjak replied to Keith Castleberry's discussion Where is the best place to carry a hand held radio
"We use an adjustable strap slung over the shoulder and across chest with handie talkie on hip under turnout coat. Remote mic snakes out through bunker coat and clips on to coat high on chest. "
Jan 19
captnjak replied to Jesse Sanderson's discussion Urban Primary Response Vehicle
Jan 6
captnjak replied to Jesse Sanderson's discussion Urban Primary Response Vehicle
"You also have to remember that units in the urban setting often go from call to call without ever getting back to quarters. It is necessary to have everything you need for any type of response (within reason) each time you go out the door. This…"
Dec 31, 2016
captnjak replied to George's discussion Active Shooter
"No disrespect intended but if you can't identify the problems and form some basic solutions based on your particular departmental and jurisdictional capabilities then maybe someone else should be writing the SOP. Or you should get some training…"
Sep 4, 2016
captnjak replied to Just Plain Craig Moyer's discussion Who was wrong
"Hard to sat without knowing your SOP's. Most of this stuff should be addressed in department tactical procedures. No reason why you can't know in advance which company should be stretching off which engine and who should supply who. And…"
Sep 3, 2016
captnjak replied to George's discussion Active Shooter
"It should be mentioned that New York City code now requires schools to do lockdown drills in addition to fire evacuation drills."
Sep 2, 2016
captnjak replied to George's discussion Active Shooter
"I suspect all of the bigger city departments are addressing this if they haven't already.  I never really understand the requests for other department's SOP's. You have to tailor your plan to the scenario you are likely to…"
Sep 2, 2016
captnjak replied to Jimmy Wood's discussion Lorenzo Ladder? Test question need help answering
Aug 30, 2016
captnjak replied to Jimmy Wood's discussion Lorenzo Ladder? Test question need help answering
"Worked in E-23 and also briefly in E-21 after you left.  Due to FDNY social media policies I stay anonymous on forums like this."
Aug 30, 2016
captnjak replied to Art "ChiefReason" Goodrich's discussion Transition Tactics vs. Aggressive Interior
"Chief Salka seems to think that transitional attack somehow prevents a search from taking place. At worst it only delays search and only by a very short time frame. At least that is my understanding of the tactic. "
May 17, 2016
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May 17, 2016
captnjak replied to MalteseMonster's discussion PPA
"The following is my interpretation of the report, which I previously posted elsewhere: 1) We were always told that the entry point should be monitored and if smoke started to show at the entry PPA should be discontinued because the exhaust opening…"
May 13, 2016
captnjak replied to FEDERICO PIAZZA's discussion How to ask to see a Firehouse in Manhattan,New York?
"Most Manhattan firehouses are used to having visitors. Bring some cake, cookies, pastries, etc and you'll likely be welcomed if you knock at the door. Don't overstay your welcome as they are very busy companies. "
Feb 3, 2016
captnjak replied to FFN WebTeam's discussion How is Your RIT, RIC or FAST Made Up?
Jan 12, 2016

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What State do you live in?
NY
Type of Organization
Paid Fire Department
Job Function
Battalion Chief/District Chief/Shift Commander
Years in Fire/EMS:
30
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
FD
Years With Department/Agency
26
Relationship Status:
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At 10:03pm on February 25, 2013, Fireyladd - Chief Sharp said…

Welcome to Firefighter Nation John. 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- Retired
Brookings Fire / Rescue

 
 
 

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