Here are some Firefighter ski events that are held in New York State. There used to be a firefighter ski race at Bristol Mountain.
January 2,2011 Kids Escaping Drugs Firefighter Ski Race at Holimont
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Recently there has been a lot of discussion about the first arriving officer completing a 360 check of the building upon arrival. In his article “Situational Awareness and the Three Sixty”, Christopher Naum makes the following statement, “The effective assessment of the incident scene is much…Continue
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During the hours that most families might be relaxing together, gathering around the television screen to watch a football game or sleeping, on Sept. 13th, the Cannavo family from Guilderland, NY allowed BullEx Digital Safety and the entire production crew from the Today Show into their home with cameras in tow to demonstrate proper home evacuation techniques in the event of a home fire.…Continue
By Kriss Garcia
“For having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obliged, by better information or fuller consideration, to change opinions, even on important subjects, which I once thought right but found to be otherwise.”
This year, the organization known as the International Fire Instructors Workgroup (IFIW) met for its third time in Ottawa, Canada. Keeping to our original charter of a small yet…
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My department is still known for things that happened 20 years ago. Not good things such as running out of fuel on the way to the scene and showing without water. There were times when no one knew how to run the pump.
This is not my department now. But it is still how we are thought of. I have been tring to shake this image and it's hard. No matter how many homes we save folks just remember the bad stuff from years ago.
Well the last board meeting I brought cpr…Continue
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The Spring Brook Fire District #1
In the Town of Elma,NY 14059…Continue
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i want to know why they wont allow us to leave school for a call.... i think it wrong when your only like a mile away??
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Interactive Dynamic Risk Assessment Download
Christopher J. Naum, SFPE
Commandsafety.com and Buildingsonfire.com
An interactive training program has been provided courtesy of Buildingsonfire.com and Commandsafety.com to support skill set development in the areas of dynamic risk assessment, size-up analysis and situational awareness. This is a basic program that will support any…Continue
Added by Christopher J. Naum, SFPE on November 27, 2010 at 9:55pm — No Comments
Before I forget...Happy Thanksgiving everyone!!!
Here's the question: What do you do with 9 male and 1 female 15 year old relig ed students on a Sunday night at 6:30? Subject is fire (for you Catholics we are prepping for Confirmation and were talking about the Holy Spirit). Stumped? Here's what I did - you will all get a laugh.
First, brought a huge pizza with me. Get them quiet with carbs.
Set up obstacles in the room we were in, shut down all…Continue
First-Due Arriving Companies; Are You Prepared?
As the First-Due Fire Company; Officer and crew, Are you prepared to address the fireground variables and occupancy risks upon your arrival and during the initial stages of your deployment and operations? Are you combat ready or passively engaged?…Continue
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