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Jumpseat Radio 037: Communication from the Front Seat to the Jumpseat with Lt. Mike Daley

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In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes in Lt. Mike Daley from New Jersey.  Ryan and Mike share their experience from presenting a classroom session where the two share the communication challenges and success between officer and firefighters.  In the session the two instructors break down:     Ladder of Abstracts […]

Jumpseat Radio : 35 Roundtable talk at Dix Hills NY Fire

In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes in a group of fire officer, firefighters, and chief officers from the New York and New Jersey area. Listen in as the group talks about:   Cyanide and Co Exposure Your Fire Service Draft Card Hands on Training Bridging the gap between book learning […]

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 […]

Day 2: Focus

Good morning from the Jumpseat.  As the best year continues it’s day number 2. It is amazing how busy our lives become.  Most folks who work the standard 9-5 schedule have no clue how hectic shift work can be and have no clue how it opens you up for other opportunities to take part in […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Air it Out with your Crews!

 When was the last time that you truly paid attention to your air supply during a structural fire? I will throw myself under the bus and reveal that I do not pay enough attention to my air supply.  It seems like something that should not even need to be mentioned because if you run out […]

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