Welcome back!

Dear Views Readers, I apologize for the long lay off from viewsfromthejumpseat. It has been since April and I have had some technical issues that seem to be resolved and View’s is officially back up and running. First I would like to catch everyone up with the happenings. I was recently selected to become a […]

Views is down for repairs….

Hello everyone in the fire service world…..Views from the jumpseat is going to be down for a few more days….The author had a major computer, well let’s just say IT DONE BLOWED UP!.. Views will be up and running soon……. Everyone keep the West Virginia Miners and Mine rescue teams in their prayers. 25 hero’s […]

How will you be remembered?

I am sitting in the station waiting for the next alarm to ring out, surfing the internet looking at the latest information on the fire service. In my surfing I come across a touching video honoring the fallen firefighters nationwide. This touching video was narrated by a young girl that moved me to tears. My […]

Welcome to a New Life!

My mind is racing as I sit at my computer reviewing material for a upcoming Emergency Medical Technician class that I will begin in two days to a fresh group of new firefighters. Teaching a new generation of EMS providers is a huge responsibility and a great opportunity to make a difference in the lives […]

Goodbye 2009!

  Looking back at the year that has past I have a lot of things to be thankful for and proud of. This year in my fire life I accomplished many new and exciting goals. Well Sort of? You see writing articles and blogs never was even on my radar until I met up with […]

See you in Chicago!

Dear Jumpseat Readers, I haven’t been able to post many new updates due to the weather and the holiday season. But I received a HUGE email today. Ryan and Chief Winter from the Charleston Fire Department have been selected to present at Fire Rescue International in Chicago August 24-28 2010. It is a huge accomplishment […]

Man…the surprise’s keep coming…

Hello from the jumpseat! Once again the blessing’s keep pouring out… View’s from the jumpseat has hit 700 hits now….just a few weeks from the 600 mark…..Thank’s agian for reading….I can’t count all the blessing’s in 2009. I look forward to some new and exciting post’s and experience’s in the year 2010! welcome to the […]

Thank you from the jumpseat…

Today is a huge day for the View’s from the jumpseat. View’s hit the 600 visit mark! I would have never imagined that I would hit 100 much less 600. Thank you to all that have taken time to stop and read View’s. I hope to expand view’s toward the future. I hope to add […]

Senseless Acts of Firefighting!

I heard a new saying around the fire service today. “There is no common sense in the fire service, “Everything that we do is a learned behavior that must be learned, relearned and drilled on over and over again. So is it true, is there no common sense in the Fire Service? Does this statement […]

View’s is getting Published!!

Hey everyone, View’s from the Jumpseat is moving up to the big leagues. Check out Views on Firehouse.com/members blogs. http://www.firehouse.com/blog/ryan-pennington/views-jumpseat Please take the time and check it out….Please leave comments. Thank you to Pete Mathews at Firehouse.com……You da man Pete! welcome to the jumpseat!

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