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What is with all the Booster Lines in the U.K.?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lars Ågerstrand Nov 1, 2010. 13 Replies

NOTE: I first posted this in the Scottish FF area but wasn't getting any feedback, save for one suggestion to post it in the main area... so here it is: I first thought it was just "Hollywood U.K."…Continue

Tags: Burning, LFB, London's, Line, Scotland

Do BLUE lights cut through smoke better?

Started this discussion. Last reply by andrew shapiro Jul 25, 2010. 19 Replies

Has anyone heard about BLUE LED helmet lights? The local FF shop has them in stock on the theory (from the salesman) that the blue cuts through smoke better than white light... the store was waiting…Continue

Tags: smoke, light, blue, helmet


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Type of Organization
Fire/Rescue Department - Volunteer
Job Function
Years in Fire/EMS:
1+ Fire / 7 EMS
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
A Rural Township Department
Years With Department/Agency
Web Site:
Other Past or Current Departments and Organizations
Bolton Ambulance Service (7 years)
Ontario Race Physicians Medical Team (1 season)
My Training:
P1 Paramedic, First Response, Defib (S-AED), BTLS.
Occupational Health and Safety Rep. (non FF)
About Me:
Health and Safety Representative (certified) - Different from "Safety Officer" My job is only for the station - trip hazards, evac plans, regular office type stuff.

Leaving my department name out of this for fear of accidently saying something that might reflect poorly on my dept... don't think I will... but C.Y.A.!

7 years of experience as a paramedic.

My comments are sometimes educated, sometimes informed and sometimes just blowing smoke...but they are always mine and mine alone and do not reflect upon anyone else (especially my department or employer).
Day Job:
Law enforcement (not
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Why I Joined Fire/EMS
To serve my community and help people in need.
Top Issues Facing Responders:
Lack of funding for rural fire services.

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At 4:22pm on February 21, 2011, Rachel said…
How's it going? Take care!!
At 7:31am on October 7, 2010, frans said…
Hello, nice to meet You, Sir.
At 9:17pm on July 29, 2010, Roy Luther said…
You are welcome Brother!!!! Thanks, I am glad you like the Music!!!!!
At 7:26am on July 3, 2010, Leo Cartwright said…
Hi there Bekks; I would like to Welcome you to FFN & hope U enjoy this site and gather as many friends as I have during your stay. I’m Leo, a Paramedic from Victoria - Australia; If you read my profile and think that I am suited; please feel free to add me to your collection of FFN friends. If I have not added you as a friend, it’s because I have reached my Max and I am waiting for members to reply to me.
I am looking for Police, Medical, Ambulance, S&R; Dispatcher & Fire Service patches. If U are interested, or U know someone in these groups please contact me. If you feel like sending me one of your Service patch … don’t be shy….
My address is:-
Leo J. Cartwright 246 Kay Street; TRARALGON; VICTORIA 3844; AUSTRALIA

Cheers Leo
At 6:16pm on June 29, 2010, Fireyladd - Retired Chief Sharp said…
Bekks, 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.

Chief William Sharp
Brookings, Oregon

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