Hello all, I am in search of a copy of the 7 steps of pumping. I remember my Pumps instructor years ago using this method to help us remember the steps and he had a nice card that had the steps…Continue
Does anyone know if there are any NFPA guidelines on facial hair or jewelry for firefighters, and if so what are they and please post a copy of the guidelines.TCSS Train HardAsst. ChiefT. LewisContinue
"This is what I have always been taught
1. Proper gear (i.e. drive or what ever gear the truck pumps in)
2. Open tank to pump valve
3. Check lines--what has been pulled for use
4. Charge lines
5. Check changeover--pressure or volume
I don't know of any documentation on this but the thoughts are that the mister is nothing more than a fan which circulates air with some degree of a cooling effect, with a water supply connected to it. the act of standing in front of the…"
I AM A SECOND GENERATION FIREFIGHTER, SO I GUESS YOU WOULD SAY I WAS BORN INTO IT, I HAVE BEEN AROUND IT ALL MY LIFE. AT THE HEIGHT OF MY FATHERS CAREER IN THE FIRE SERVICE HE WAS ASSISTANT CHIEF OF OUR TOWNS FIRE DEPARTMENT, CHIEF OF THE TOWNS POLICE DEPARTMENT, AND WE WERE STILL FARMING AT THE SAME TIME. AS A CHILD I WANTED NOTHING MORE THAN TO BE LIKE MY DAD, AND I LOVE HELPING OTHERS IN THEIR TIME OF NEED.
Why I Love Fire/EMS
FULLFILMENT IN KNOWING THAT YOU HAVE DONE ALL THAT YOU CAN TO HELP SOME ONE IN THEIR TIME OF NEED
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what size gloves are you looking for, and what quantity? Our fit is usually a little snug so keep that in mind as you may want to trade up one size larger compared to more traditional bulky structural gloves.