Most of you probably read the title of this post and are thinking to yourselves. "What is this lunatic talking about? We train all the time!" and some of the volunteer firefighters are thinking that the training requirements of your fire department are already harsh enough and are extremely difficult to manage with your family and work.
I agree with you. The current "training epidemic" that is sweeping the fire service nationwide is not a lack of training, but a lack of relevant,…
As the title says, if your life is in the balance, you want to be sure that you are as prepared as possible right?
Then why is it that on fires in cities and towns big and small, you can find videos or pictures of firefighters getting off the rig without tools? Or worse... carrying a tool then not using it?
I work with some great firemen who you know will grab the same tool everytime they get off the rig because they are masters at using the tool efficiently and expertly. I…Continue