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Jumpseat Radio 036: Embrace fear with Froglogic

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In this weeks Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes David B Rutherford. David is a retired Navy Seal and a motivational speaker. David’s Froglogic Concept teaches everyone to embrace Fear. His energy is electric in all of his endeavors.   In this show Ryan and David talk about:     FrogLogic Earning your spot everyday […]

Jumpseat Radio 018: Combat Ready firefighting with Tony Kelleher

Jumpseat Radio 018: Combat ready with Tony Kelleher   In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington brings Fire Chief Tony Kelleher on the show to talk about the “Combat Ready” mentality.  Being prepared, committed, and in the right mindset to handle the biggest emergency of your life each time the alarm bell rings […]

Jumpseat Radio 012: Agressive Searching

Jumpseat Radio 012:Aggressive Search In this episode host Ryan Pennington discuses the primary job of all firefighters, to save lives. Being aggressive when searching is key to increase the chances of a victim surviving. 

In this episode Ryan covers: Staying oriented Types of searches Communication Victim Removal

Jumpseat radio 008: Firefighter Size up!

Jumpseat Radio 008: Firefighter Size up! This weeks podcast will look at the basic principles of #jumpseatready and how we all can keep a constant and consistent size up going throughout our days. Either responding from home or while at the station we should always be ready for our next response. This episode will cover […]

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Faces of the Fire Service

After last week in Indianapolis has ended and my head has quit spinning one thing keeps coming to mind: the faces of the fire service. There is no doubt that FDIC is an amazing place full of excited firefighters who have traveled from around the globe to learn, laugh, and share with thirty thousand “like […]

The Tale of Two Engines

As the finishing equipment is placed on the big red twin trucks and let out of the garage, free to begin their journey of service to the community, this is the last time that they will be just like twins.  You  see one engine is destined to serve a older more deprived neighborhood that see’s […]

Busiest Minutes on the Fireground

Good morning from the jumpseat. Waking up this morning and doing my morning ritual of emails, reviewing a set number of sights, and preparing for a day of writing is when I came across this absolutely awesome video posted on Statter911.Com.   It could possible be the best helmet cam footage this jumpseat rider has ever seen.  In this […]

Big Brothers Watching

I am truly a self- proclaimed “tweetaholic” and yesterday’s events in Boston confirmed a few things to this jumpseat-riding firefighter; when things go bad, social media can be good.  Since the days of the first AOL chat meeting place and the invention of the different ways we communicate with each other through social media, it […]

Which way is out?

How often do you add an exit strategy to your training evolutions? As interior structural firefighters we need to stay focused on one skill every time we set out to practice our skills, how to get out!  From rope slides to ladder bailouts it seems like every day a new drill comes out for us […]

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