Karl Grath
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  • Salem, OR
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Best Fire Service News App

Started Feb 7 0 Replies

Downloaded and am currently using a new app to get fire service news straight to each of my mobile devices. Very handy to…Continue

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Karl Grath replied to Alan Jacobson's discussion New Apps for Firefighters (Firefighter Calculator)
"I like to keep up on fire service news of all kinds, so I use the Daily Dispatch app that gives me daily updates based on wherever I am in the country. "
Feb 7
Karl Grath replied to Marty Hrinko's discussion iPhone and iPod Touch app
"There's a great app to get fire service news straight to any of your mobile devices via Daily Dispatch. Just input your state and you'll get daily updates on fire/EMS news happening in your area."
Feb 7
Karl Grath posted a discussion

Best Fire Service News App

Downloaded and am currently using a new app to get fire service news straight to each of my mobile devices. Very handy to keep up on local issues, no matter where you live: just tell it what state you're in, and then get daily updates on fire/EMS news happening in your area. It's great to stay informed via the app and then come here to…See More
Feb 7
Karl Grath replied to alicia's discussion Is there any organisation which offers Fire & Rescue Training
"Most fire departments have their own firefighter training officers and schedules. Also, there are firefighter online training courses you can look into as well."
Aug 10, 2015
Karl Grath replied to Daniel's discussion Computer training.
"Best site I've come across with the most robust selection of quality, legitimate firefighter training materials has been at Fire Service Bookstore. Owned and operated by the Western Fire Chiefs Association, they're a non-profit that…"
Aug 10, 2015
Karl Grath replied to amanda's discussion TRAINING
"The hardest part of firefighter training is motivation. Some people get burnt out too easily, not realizing how much brain power is used in addition to physical power. I'd suggest picking up some discounted IFSTA textbooks to prepare…"
Aug 10, 2015
Karl Grath replied to Jessica Swift's discussion Training tips for the CPAT
"No worries, you don't need a gym - or really any equipment - necessarily, when you're physically training to be a firefighter.  When doing your cardio and strength-training routines, try to mimic the actual scenarios used in…"
Aug 10, 2015
Karl Grath replied to Jason Bowers's discussion What training must Tn volunteer fire depts have.
"There's a good list of resources and regulations available on FireServiceBooks"
Jun 11, 2015
Karl Grath replied to Jeremy Greenbacker's discussion Working out and Training
"A good place to start is by acquiring some instructional DVDs that familiarize you with scenarios, and then try to reenact them. Other than that, start a good workout regimen that has some cardio but supports a lot of weight training. You're…"
Jun 11, 2015
Karl Grath replied to Marc Stiefer's discussion Training documents
"Check out the resources they have at FireServiceBooks. Discounted IFSTA textbooks, some instructional DVDs that familiarize you with scenarios, workbooks and practice tests to really prepare you, and online courses available. That should give you a…"
Jun 11, 2015
Karl Grath replied to Michael Harrington's discussion Wanting to train more
"Good for you for being such a go-getter. A good place to start is by acquiring some <a href="http://www.fireservicebooks.com//">discounted IFSTA textbooks</a>, some instructional DVDs that familiarize you with scenarios, and…"
Jun 11, 2015
Karl Grath replied to FFN WebTeam's discussion Firefighter Training Props - What Are You Using?
"I've found some great ideas in the books and resources from <a href="http://www.fireservicebooks.com//">FireServiceBooks.com</a>;"
Jun 11, 2015
Karl Grath replied to Tammy's discussion More than 100 FREE online training classes...Interested?
"Very nice post! I guess the only thing I can add to this is there are a lot of links to online courses (free or not I'm not sure) at FireServiceBooks.com as well. :)"
Jun 11, 2015
Karl Grath replied to Tammy's discussion More than 100 FREE online training classes...Interested?
"I've found several wonderful, in-depth, and informative online firefighter training courses as well. These are great additions to my current list!"
Mar 12, 2015
Karl Grath replied to Brennan's discussion Training Officers: Would You Use This Service?
"I love finding sites like this that have so much firefighter training content all in one place!"
Mar 12, 2015
Karl Grath replied to FFN WebTeam's discussion Stockton Training Video Discussion
"Good post. Definitely going to add these videos and follow-up questions to our off-duty firefighter training repertoire."
Feb 3, 2015

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Type of Organization
Educational Institution/Library
Job Function
Training Officer/Training Chief/Instructor
Years With Department/Agency
5
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Fire safety

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At 11:13pm on August 16, 2014, Fireyladd - Chief Sharp said…

Welcome to Firefighter Nation Karl. I'm 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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