Tag Archives: firehouse

Jumpseat Radio 108 Talking fire and Weather with Spencer Adkins

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In this week’s episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington travels to the local WOWK-TV station to sit down with Meteorologist Spencer Adkins.  Spencer Adkins is the longest-serving on-air personality on WOWK TV. Topics Covered in the podcast: Predicting the weather Relationship between the weather service and the fire service Grants for Fire Service Squad 51 […]

Jumpseat Radio 107 Honoring the Fallen with Dr. Apuzzio

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In this week’s episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes Dr Joe Apuzzio from Union New Jersey and is the father of Fallen Firefighter Kevin Apuzzio.  Kevin was a firefighter with the East Franklin Fire Department who selflessly and heroically died during a rescue attempt of 75-year-old Betty Scott. Firefighter  Apuzzio died when he […]

Jumpseat Radio 106 National Fire Radio LIVE

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In this week’s episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes the crew from National Fire Radio.  Ryan visits the crew at their world Headquarters during a visit to New Jersey. In this episode, thew fellas talk about Training Companies Positivity in the firehouse Stepping up our leadership Beating cancer inside the firehouse How to […]

Jumpseat Radio 104 Interview with the Keto Firefighter

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Jumpseat Radio 104 Interview with the Keto Firefighter In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcome Kieran Carobine aka “The Keto Fireman”. Ryan and Kieran talk about changing lifestyles to manage weight and perform at a high level on the fireground. Topics Covered Changing eating habits at the Firehouse Cabs versus Fats […]

Jumpseat Radio 103 Take the lead with Frank Viscuso

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In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes back his good friend Frank Viscuso.  Frank and Ryan sit down to talk about firefighters who are ready for promotion and how they should best prepare to take the lead. Things covered in this podcast Starting to prepare for promotion How to pay attention […]

Jumpseat Radio 099 Give the Truck the Front

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In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington talks trucks with Sean Eagan and John Hayowyk.   Both Captains are assigned to truck companies and have years of experience.  Topics covered in this podcast include Spotting the truck Giving the truck the address How to train new members on the truck Being a tiller […]

Jumpseat Radio 097 Hydrovent with Kevin O’Donnell

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In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes his good friend Kevin O’Donnell from Hydrovent US.  Kevin and his dad have spent years inventing a nozzle that uses hydraulic ventilation with straight stream application at the SAME TIME.  Ryan and Kevin talk about Ventilation Stream application Negative pressure Ventilation Where did the […]

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Contest #2: Views From The JumpSeat Twitter Contest (Value: $133) Prize Pack includes: 1 Discover Tasker S (or Fire) 1 3D Fury Glow Strap Start date: Thu, Aug 15 End date: Fri, Aug 16 Winner announced: Mon, Aug 19 How to enter: go to FoxFury’s Twitter page  and follow the instructions. More details coming soon. […]

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 […]

Hoarder Fires Training Featured

New Firefighter Training – West Virginia’s Eyewitness News.   Ryan Pennington is a firefighter in Charleston and trains fellow firefighters on how to handle fires at hoarding house. Hoarding stories have become a sensation on television, but it’s anything but that for firefighters when tragedy strikes. The typical hoarding house creates several obstacles for the […]

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