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What's your favorite or oddest firehouse meal?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike France Nov 24, 2010. 3 Replies

How about a few new meals to throw around.  When I was a first assigned a guy used to make what he called cowboy stew.  Mac noodles, cooked ground beef and the paste from tomato soup.  It was…Continue

 

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Magdui33 left a comment for Rescue1
"HelloMy name is Guillaume and i'm a french firefighterI will like exchanged patchs, clothing and objects with a fireman of the Chicago fire Do not hesitate to contact memy email : guillaume.lateyroux@laposte.net "
Sep 18, 2013
Rescue1 replied to Paul Shapiro's discussion Small Attack Lines for High-Rise Fires
"Paul. Very true. This is one example of many tens of thousands of highirse fires annually. Maybe I should say that most times we can handle the situation with a smaller line but even in our large city we are limited to what we can carry up so we…"
Feb 26, 2011
Rescue1 replied to Paul Shapiro's discussion Small Attack Lines for High-Rise Fires
"Great response everyone! Just off shift and not much sleep again so spare with me. We all seem to be on the same page. FYI, my scenario on a horizontal blow torch was 100% true and was a 30 MPH wind driven residential high-rise fire which started…"
Feb 26, 2011
Rescue1 replied to Paul Shapiro's discussion Small Attack Lines for High-Rise Fires
"High-rise glass curtain wall construction can self-ventilate well below flashover temperatures. Although life safety is first, it's of the utmost importance to contain and extinguish a self-ventilated high-rise fire. A larger diameter line may…"
Feb 26, 2011
Rescue1 replied to Paul Shapiro's discussion Small Attack Lines for High-Rise Fires
"Amazing! It's great the comments that seem to be from experience high-rise members but its obvious most are only opinions and are way off, especially with the recent test results showing the dramatically increased temperatures during…"
Feb 25, 2011
Rescue1 commented on Fire Rescue Magazine's blog post Meridian Plaza Fire: Would Your Department Be Prepared?
"This was a terrible tragedy and we will never forget those lost, 3 Firefighters, countless injuries, over 100 million in property damage and over 4 Billion in civil damages. 11 hours and interior firefighting operations abandoned with no option for…"
Feb 23, 2011
Rescue1 replied to FFN WebTeam's discussion Laid-Off Gary Indiana Firefighter Panhandles Near City Hall
"It’s a shame that a governments mismanagement and political selfishness and corruption results in jeopardizing the safety of its own people. Those same governments who have misspent and under managed need to start focusing on the safety and…"
Jan 5, 2011
Rescue1 joined Mike France's group
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The Lighter Side of Firefighting

Just a Place to put up your Pictures and add a Caption and your Videos . ENJOY
Dec 18, 2010
Rescue1 replied to Rescue1's discussion Fighting Highrise fires with helicopters? $$$
"I Walmart on fire 1,000' in the air. Imagine a highrise office building (Class E) 100' X 100' which is 10,000 sq. ft with 10' ceilings. With one floor fully involved you would have 100,000' cubic feet of fire. A helicopter…"
Nov 28, 2010
Rescue1 replied to Rescue1's discussion Fighting Highrise fires with helicopters? $$$
"I know the company that makes the waterways for the crane. Very impressive piece of equipment but I feel that there are other options which won't cost millions of dollars for one piece of eqiupment and maintenance. IFEX tech above reads that…"
Nov 28, 2010
Adam Russell and Rescue1 are now friends
Nov 27, 2010
Adam Russell replied to Rescue1's discussion Fighting Highrise fires with helicopters? $$$
"Hi Rescue 1, My Name is Adam Russell and I am currently enrolled in a Fire Prevention class in the city of Santa Ana in Orange County California. I am researching the standpipe system at the Willis Tower for a presentation coming up this Monday. I…"
Nov 26, 2010
Rescue1 replied to Rescue1's discussion Fighting Highrise fires with helicopters? $$$
"Interior temperatures exceeding 2000 degrees are comparable to fighting a fire in a convection oven. Our PPE is designed to protect us for a few seconds at 2/3 that temperature. Imagine what a baked potato would feel like."
Nov 24, 2010
Rescue1 replied to Rescue1's discussion Fighting Highrise fires with helicopters? $$$
"The pre-installed systems in high-rises are set in serious about every 20 floors depending on the height of the building. Our pumpers usually don't even get into the standpipe system. Our city does have several high-pressure pumpers. They have…"
Nov 24, 2010
WestPhilly replied to Rescue1's discussion What's your favorite or oddest firehouse meal?
"I bet if you deep-fry it, it'll taste good."
Nov 24, 2010
Brian Dumser replied to Rescue1's discussion Fighting Highrise fires with helicopters? $$$
"Thank God for google images!"
Nov 23, 2010

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Fire/Rescue Department - Paid
Job Function
Lieutenant
Years in Fire/EMS:
23
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
Chicago Fire Department
Years With Department/Agency
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At 8:30am on September 18, 2013, Magdui33 said…
Hello

My name is Guillaume and i'm a french firefighter
I will like exchanged patchs, clothing and objects with a fireman of the Chicago fire
Do not hesitate to contact me

my email : guillaume.lateyroux@laposte.net
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At 5:26pm on October 27, 2010, RON aka "LUCKY" said…
michael, brian, welcome to the group ,,,, this place can be fun and does have some interesting discussions ,,,, it's also cool seeing how other departments perform the same operations and i love looking at pics of different apparatus's used all over the world ,,,, word to the wise, if you trade patches be careful, there are a few people here looking to get one from ya and not send one back ,,,, i won't mail anything till i have something in hand now, but you do what you want ,,,, my goal is not to get a patch i do not collect them ,,,, but i will trade duty shirts from far away countries or people close that really want to trade and that's were i got BURNED ,,,, i'm just watching your back and given ya a heads-up, something all of us on the job do, it's what the brotherhood is all about ,,,, if you wanna add me as a friend, great, if not that too is OK, my message is intended to give ya a heads-up & welcome you to the site ,,,,
be safe and god bless , ,,,
lucky
At 12:34pm on October 27, 2010, Louise Thornton said…
Welcome to FFN. neighbor. I am originally from Pekin and stationed in Chicago
Hope yo have fun and get involve with the discussions. Stay safe.
At 12:23pm on October 27, 2010, Fireyladd - Chief Sharp said…
Michael, Welcome to the Firefighter 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. Have fun and look around.

Chief William Sharp
Brookings, Oregon
 
 
 

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