Aurora Colorado Multi-Alarm Fire

Another major incident for the Aurora Colorado Fire Department.  Listen in and send some prayers their way. Here is some information about the fire; David Mitchell, KDVR-TV: Aurora Fire Department spokesman Capt. Allen Robnett says the two people who died were on the 4th floor of the Fitz Apartments at E. 17th Ave. and Peoria […]

Team Firefighter takes on Ironman NYC

Ironman NYC On Saturday August 10, 2012 Team Firefighter will have representation at Ironman NYC Championship. They will have at least three members striving to become Ironman and over ten members manning an aid station on the course. Many of the team members will meet for the first time the day before the race at a pre-race […]

Good instructor gone great!

Instructors Should Strive for: Good afternoon from the injured reserve.  As I sit today listenting to my pastor in church my mind couldn’t help to wonder on why he is a great pastor?  What makes an instructor go  from being good to great?  So off to the facebook and twitter world I went to find […]

A Firefighters view from 30,000 Feet!

Firefighters Vacations It is truly amazing the perspective that you can see while riding in an airplane 30000 feet above the earth.  I am writing today from the jumpseat of an airplane heading toward the surf, sand, and sun of Florida’s gulf coast.   Having a career that put’s a big strain on your body and mind […]

Helmet Cam from Atlanta Fire

Helmet cam from the Jumpseat! Found this video over at Statter911.com.  Had to post it.  Best #jumpseat helmet cam video that I have seen.  No keyboard command needed on this one, just watch and enjoy the jumpseat riders doing what we are supposed to do, KICK FIRES BUTT!! Shout out to the bravest from Atlanta […]

Hoarder house fire kills lone occupant

Good morning from the jumpseat. As I return from my doctor’s appointment about my shoulder and listen to a 5-alarm fire in Brooklyn NYC I came across this horrific story of a hoarding fire fatality.  Take a moment to look at these dramatic pictures of after the fire was extinguished. These images are a great example […]

Animal hoarder charged with death of 20 pets

   By Michael Williams/Today’s Sunbeam from http://www.nj.com/ SALEM — An alleged animal hoarder was indicted recently on animal cruelty charges in connection with an incident earlier this year when 20 of her pets burned to death while trapped in a horse trailer. Brenda S. Rhodes, 60, was indicted by a Salem County Grand Juryon third-degree […]

Firefighter’s Goal

Once again, we are back in the jumpseat, welcome back!  Do you have a goal for your fire service career?  This question popped up in my head today as we reviewed the upcoming sports season.  Most athletes have goals that they strive to reach.  From a football player making it to the super bowl to […]

Firefighter Injuries

Good afternoon from the jumpseat.  I must confess that being hurt and unable to head back to the firehouse, STINKS.  As my shoulder begins to heel my brain is back to work thinking about everything fire service. Today’s topic: Firefighter Injuries  Let’s face it, our chosen profession can cause us injury or even death in a blink […]

Fire Training Gone Wrong

NORTH LAS VEGAS (KSNV & MyNews3) — As you’re about to see, training to fight fires can be as dangerous as the real thing. News 3’s Mackenzie Warren obtained video of an accident during a training drill in January that lead to last week’s suspension of the North Las Vegas Fire Chief. What was meant […]

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