Tyler Prater
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  • Saint Louis, MO
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Vent Enter Isolate Search quick tips.

Started Oct 27 0 Replies

Let’s Talk VEIS and ladder placement.  This works most efficiently i have found in a 3 man crew. 1 or 2 man ladder throw (3rd FF is masking up)Ladder is thrown, FF #3 makes entry. FF#2 masks up while…Continue

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“There is no award for doing your job” - public expectations of the modern fire service.

The top priority of most Fire Service Organizations is the satisfaction of the public and professional image. Let me ask you today,  how does one attain that? When the public calls for our assistance from the most minor medical call, to a residential lockout, to a fire in a building we are expected to operate in a efficient and professional manner.  The public expects us to run into that burning building, the public expects us to render aid to that person, they expect us to help them in any way…See More
Nov 26
Tyler Prater's discussion was featured

Vent Enter Isolate Search quick tips.

Let’s Talk VEIS and ladder placement.  This works most efficiently i have found in a 3 man crew. 1 or 2 man ladder throw (3rd FF is masking up)Ladder is thrown, FF #3 makes entry. FF#2 masks up while #1 foots ladder. FF #2 makes his way to the top of the ladder to standby and assist if needed. With VEIS I always start with the simple acronym. Vent (the window)Top down ventilation, breaking from the top down, removing the sash and clearing ALL glassEnter (the structure.... that means going…See More
Nov 26
Tyler Prater replied to FFN WebTeam's discussion Burn Building Limits
"The problem we are facing is not necessarily the capacity or capability of the building, it is how to operate realistic drills safely and efficiently to NFPA 1403 Standard.  "
Nov 12
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“There is no award for doing your job” - public expectations of the modern fire service.

The top priority of most Fire Service Organizations is the satisfaction of the public and professional image. Let me ask you today,  how does one attain that? When the public calls for our assistance from the most minor medical call, to a residential lockout, to a fire in a building we are expected to operate in a efficient and professional manner.  The public expects us to run into that burning building, the public expects us to render aid to that person, they expect us to help them in any way…See More
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Vent Enter Isolate Search quick tips.

Let’s Talk VEIS and ladder placement.  This works most efficiently i have found in a 3 man crew. 1 or 2 man ladder throw (3rd FF is masking up)Ladder is thrown, FF #3 makes entry. FF#2 masks up while #1 foots ladder. FF #2 makes his way to the top of the ladder to standby and assist if needed. With VEIS I always start with the simple acronym. Vent (the window)Top down ventilation, breaking from the top down, removing the sash and clearing ALL glassEnter (the structure.... that means going…See More
Oct 27
Tyler Prater's blog post was featured

What is your daily firehouse routine? Adding Stability to a job full of the unknown.

It is your first shift back from a nice relaxing family vacation. You come into the station relaxed and ready to get back to your crew and the job you love.  You notify the firefighter you are relieving of your arrival and go to your locker and grab your equipment. You walk over to the engine as your assignment for the day is the Lead Off Nozzleman.What is your first step? For myself, I start at the off going crew member. I ask about the prior shifts, what tools were used, any equipment…See More
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What is your daily firehouse routine? Adding Stability to a job full of the unknown.

It is your first shift back from a nice relaxing family vacation. You come into the station relaxed and ready to get back to your crew and the job you love.  You notify the firefighter you are relieving of your arrival and go to your locker and grab your equipment. You walk over to the engine as your assignment for the day is the Lead Off Nozzleman.What is your first step? For myself, I start at the off going crew member. I ask about the prior shifts, what tools were used, any equipment…See More
Sep 27
Fireyladd - Chief Sharp left a comment for Tyler Prater
"Welcome to Firefighter Nation Tyler. Its awesome you joined the group. There is lots to do, read and be involved with here. Your participation and involvement is important to us all. Chief William Sharp- Retired Brookings Fire / Rescue Living in…"
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Profile Information

What State do you live in?
MO
Type of Organization
Paid Fire Department
Job Function
Firefighter/Paramedic
Years in Fire/EMS:
7
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
St. Louis Fire Department
Years With Department/Agency
3
Other Past or Current Departments and Organizations
Jefferson R-7 Fire Protection District
My Training:
Instructor 1, Swift and Surface Water Rescue Tech, Responder intervention Tech, Hazmat Tech, National Registered Paramedic
About Me:
I am from a small rural town a half hour South of St. Louis Mo. I grew up in the fire service from a very young age as a Volunteer. I enjoy Brotherhood and Traveling the country on my Harley Davidson.
Day Job:
Firefighter
Relationship Status:
Single
Top Issues Facing Responders:
1. Cancer
2. Violence Against Responders
3. Complacency
4. Cardiovascular Health
5. Social Media

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“There is no award for doing your job” - public expectations of the modern fire service.

Posted on November 12, 2018 at 9:00pm 0 Comments

The top priority of most Fire Service Organizations is the satisfaction of the public and professional image. Let me ask you today,  how does one attain that? When the public calls for our assistance from the most minor medical call, to a residential lockout, to a fire in a building we are expected to operate in a efficient and professional manner.  The public expects us to run into that burning building, the public expects us to render aid to that person, they expect us to help them in any…

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What is your daily firehouse routine? Adding Stability to a job full of the unknown.

Posted on September 27, 2018 at 2:10pm 0 Comments

It is your first shift back from a nice relaxing family vacation. You come into the station relaxed and ready to get back to your crew and the job you love.  You notify the firefighter you are relieving of your arrival and go to your locker and grab your equipment. You walk over to the engine as your assignment for the day is the Lead Off Nozzleman.

What is your first step? 

For myself, I start at the off going crew member. I ask about the prior shifts, what tools were used,…

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At 12:06pm on September 27, 2018, Fireyladd - Chief Sharp said…

Welcome to Firefighter Nation Tyler. Its awesome you joined the group. There is lots to do, read and be involved with here. Your participation and involvement is important to us all.
Chief William Sharp- Retired
Brookings Fire / Rescue
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