Brent Lytle
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Wearing PPE and Turnout Gear on Calls

Started this discussion. Last reply by lutan1 Dec 6, 2013. 26 Replies

Ok, I've said it here before and I'm asking, no, begging for an answer for what I truly believe to be a very important question. I am a volunteer, along with a training officer, on a small department…Continue

Another Unusual Question. What Do The More Rural Firefighters Use For Trucks To Carry Gear To The Scene?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ted Mead Jul 30. 16 Replies

Ok, you inner-city firefighters just overlook this thread because I know you all put gear on before you leave the station. But for those of us in rural areas, showing up to fires at different times…Continue

"New" Quick Attack Truck for Our Department. Now What Should We Fill It With?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Shannon Elliott Mar 26, 2013. 16 Replies

Hello All,My department just purchased another local department's used "quick attack" truck for fighting brush fires and being the first truck on scene to most of our fires. It is a 1980 Chevy 1 ton…Continue

Tags: Brush, Truck, Attack, Quick

POV Lighting. Has anyone used the "Stingerz" style of lighting on theirs?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Derek J Sinesi May 13, 2013. 9 Replies

Hello All,Looking at lighting up my 2008 GMC Sierra and found some really neat ideas on Youtube for lighting mounts. The obvious best was a Whelen Slimlighter in both the front and rear windows but…Continue

Tags: Lighting, POV

 

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Another Unusual Question. What Do The More Rural Firefighters Use For Trucks To Carry Gear To The Scene?

Ok, you inner-city firefighters just overlook this thread because I know you all put gear on before you leave the station. But for those of us in rural areas, showing up to fires at different times this seems to be important based on what I see from most local departments. Our current "gear carrier"/rehab unit is a 1973 Chevrolet school bus. It carries all of our turnout gear, helmets, gloves, boots in our own individual lockers. Also carries our mobile cascade, some saws, back boards, lots of…See More
Jul 31
Ted Mead replied to Brent Lytle's discussion Another Unusual Question. What Do The More Rural Firefighters Use For Trucks To Carry Gear To The Scene?
"as fire police some of us have to make it to the major intersection to clear traffic so the engines and tankers can get through safely, then proceed to the scene. we carry our gear, and some extras in our POV and the chiefs carry more if…"
Jul 30
Ted Mead replied to Brent Lytle's discussion Another Unusual Question. What Do The More Rural Firefighters Use For Trucks To Carry Gear To The Scene?
"i carry my gear, chainsaw, a fire extinguisher, six cones, flares, first aid kits and cooler of water and extra vests in my vehicle i need to get a few tools to have on hand as well"
Jul 24
Bud replied to Brent Lytle's discussion Another Unusual Question. What Do The More Rural Firefighters Use For Trucks To Carry Gear To The Scene?
"I think everyone should have to go to the station gear up there then roll with what is needed, that way you and your crew knows who and what is responding."
Jul 12

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Galva Volunteer Fire Department
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At 8:59pm on January 13, 2013, Fireyladd - Chief Sharp said…

Welcome to Firefighter Nation Brent. 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- Retired
Brookings Fire / Rescue

 
 
 

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