SandyTL Time-Lapse of Sandy Hitting NYC

Commander in Chief

Good morning from the jumpseat.  The elections are over and it’s time to regain our television channels. The winners have made their victory speeches and the loser start planning for the next election. All I can say is let’s get back to work!  It does not matter who our leader is when it comes down […]

Cant find the Hoard?

Good morning from the jumpseat.  Now that we are home from storm relief and it is time to catch up on the views site.  During my deployment with WVTF-1 I received a message asking why hoarding can be hard to identify from the outside? There are a few different causes for this. People who hoard […]

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Tweet out your Station

  Sam Abate ‏@SamAbate We don’t have an official slogan, just a new mascot: the honey badger (doing more w/ less!). Its a staffing issue thing. Lol! David Dugas ‏@SexymanDugas “you light em, we fight em” red oak fd. Dustin S Martinez ‏@DRockapotamus @Jumpseatviews Engine 7″the flagship of the 2nd battalion, the saviors of the 1st”. Wm. Random Ward ‏@WmRandomWard […]

Hoarding in Australia

FIREFIGHTERS are being called to hoarders’ homes once every 10 days, with the compulsive disorder contributing to more than 20 per cent of deaths in house fires. Experts warn that hoarding, most common in those aged over 65, will increase as the population ages. MFB community ageing strategist Julie Harris said responses to hoarding incidents […]

Watch your Sore Head

Good afternoon from the jumpseat.  Today on twitter I was reminded of a valuable lesson that I learned on my last fire.  I know that a website may not be the best place to admit this, but if just one person learns from my experience, it will be worth it.  WATCH YOUR HEAD!  Have you […]

Views Twitter Chat: How Busy is Your Busy

This week on Viewsfromthejumpeat Twitter: What is your busiest Unit   Type/Number and How many Runs a Year:   Keenbell Farm ‏@Keenbellfarm @Keenbellfarm: Run Stats– 2011 had 175,000 calls with 33 engines, 16 trucks, 3 squads. My engine had 4400 runs. #DCFD John Fisher ‏@JohnAFisher Run stats? Between 47 engines and 12 trucks we do around 120K+ runs/yr. […]

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Jumpseat Ready Firefighter

Good morning from the jumpseat. Today’s technology is allowing us an “all access” view of the fire service.  After recieving a tweet about this video I thought that id share a few “Jumpseat Views” on it or “keyboard Quarterback it”. As the video show a “tranitional attack” works well in this case.  They roll up, […]

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