Tag Archives: fitness

Hoarder’s Conditions in Mount Rainier House Fire

From Hyattsville Fire Departments website JANUARY 4 — At about 17:48, Engine and Squad 1 were dispatched to a reported house fire in the 3400 block of Webster Street, Co. 55’s area. Engine 855 arrived on the scene of a two-story duplex with smoke showing from the top floor. Engine 801, responding as second due, […]

I am a Fat Firefighter!

Good warm afternoon and welcome back to views from the jumpseat. As I have been inspired by you, the readers, and with the continuing research of fighting fires in hoarder house piled on top of a shoulder injury the fitness chips were stacked against me. Ok, just another excuse, but now that I am back […]

Rain,Vomit, and Disappointment!

RAIN Good morning from the injured reserve.  This past weekend I had the honor of joining in with Team Firefighter, a group of endurance athletes, in a 90 day weight loss challenge.  Team Firefighter is a closed facebook group that is on a mission to help firefighters stay fit.  For the past two years I […]

Firefighter Fitness

Jumpseat Responsible Good afternoon from the recliner, well almost time to get back in the jumpseat!  After yesterday’s recording of our new podcast that will be appearing on firehouse.com I found the motivation to go for a quick run this morning.  You can say it was one of those “ah-hah” moments during our first show. My […]

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 […]