Jim Silvernail
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Oct 28, 2015
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A Good Suppression Plan = A Great Safety Plan

The RIT/RIC dilemma raised its ugly head again last week when my friend Doug Mitchell (25 to Survive) posted a chart of FDNY’s RIT statistics from 1989 to 2008.  The stats that really grabbed my attention were 1. The elapsed time from the working fire declaration (10-75) until the Mayday, 19 minutes, and 2. Who found the Mayday firefighter.  First alarm units, excluding the F.A.S.T. or RIT team, found the Mayday firefighter 76.47% of the instances.Now, before I start, let me acknowledge the…See More
Aug 24, 2015
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A Good Suppression Plan = A Great Safety Plan

The RIT/RIC dilemma raised its ugly head again last week when my friend Doug Mitchell (25 to Survive) posted a chart of FDNY’s RIT statistics from 1989 to 2008.  The stats that really grabbed my attention were 1. The elapsed time from the working fire declaration (10-75) until the Mayday, 19 minutes, and 2. Who found the Mayday firefighter.  First alarm units, excluding the F.A.S.T. or RIT team, found the Mayday firefighter 76.47% of the instances.Now, before I start, let me acknowledge the…See More
Aug 12, 2015
Jim Silvernail commented on Matthew Vogt's group little cities
"Hi all. I am currently under contract to write a manuscript entitled "Suburban Fire Tactics." Your group looked right down my ally. I am looking for feedback in a few subject areas. Please feel free to leave me comments here or on my blog…"
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this group is for the little cities that out-line bigger cities to discuss tactics,sop's and learn from eachother
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" The Chief's BACKROOM CREW"

This is a place where we can sit down, put our feet up and chill. Where the Boys and Girls can just be themselves. The Back Room or what most firefighters call a ''day room or rec room'' is the social point of every firehouse.See More
Mar 30, 2011
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"hello from MOTF-1"
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For those who are members of one of the 28 FEMA USAR teams in the U.S. Or those who have Urban Search and Rescue questions or intrests.
Mar 18, 2011
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"Welcome to FFN! Stay safe!"
Mar 17, 2011
Fireyladd - Chief Sharp left a comment for Jim Silvernail
"Jim, 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. Chief William Sharp Brookings, Oregon"
Mar 17, 2011
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Type of Organization
Fire/Rescue Department - Paid
Job Function
Captain
Years in Fire/EMS:
15
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
Metro West Fire Protection District
Years With Department/Agency
12
Dept. Web Site:
http://www.metrowest-fire.org
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Married

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Hi all, I am currently in the process of writing a manuscript for a publishing firm in the fire service. I am doing research on the subject of "Suburban Fire Tactics." If you would like to contribute any info I have a blog set up with numerous categories.www.suburbanfiretactics.wordpress.com

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A Good Suppression Plan = A Great Safety Plan

Posted on August 12, 2015 at 1:03pm 0 Comments

The RIT/RIC dilemma raised its ugly head again last week when my friend Doug Mitchell (25 to Survive) posted a chart of FDNY’s RIT statistics from 1989 to 2008.  The stats that really grabbed my attention were 1. The elapsed time from the working fire declaration (10-75) until the Mayday, 19 minutes, and 2. Who found the Mayday firefighter.  First alarm units, excluding the F.A.S.T. or RIT team, found the Mayday firefighter 76.47% of the…

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At 3:35pm on March 17, 2011, Sarah said…
Welcome to FFN!
Stay safe!
At 12:01pm on March 17, 2011, Fireyladd - Chief Sharp said…
Jim, 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.

Chief William Sharp
Brookings, Oregon
 
 
 

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