Tag Archives: hoarder fires

Jumpseat Radio 118 If you don’t feel well don’t make if your farewell

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In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes the President of the IAFC Gary Ludwig.  Chief Ludwig shares the new IAFC program to make sure that if you start feeling “ill” on the fireground you make sure to get checked out by a qualified doctor.  Listen in as the chief shares his story […]

Jumpseat Radio 113 Where does success on the Fireground Start

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Jumpseat Radio 112 Where does success on the Fireground Start Introduction      Where does success on the fireground start?  It starts with company level preparation    Step one Firefighter Prep  Know your job.   (bar, hook, roof, or all of them)  Know your tools  Know you PPE    Step two Driver Operator Prep  Know your […]

Jumpseat Radio 111 Failing to Plan

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In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington shares some quick tips for planning a improvement or achieving  goal.  Finding a goal and backwards planning to hit that goal is essential to break down the points of improvement to achieve the goal. Tips: Make a plan Find points to hit along the way […]

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 […]

Three Clues of Heavy Content

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Hoarder Fires: Dealing with the Occupant’s

  From the studying of Compulsive Hoarding Disorder and the effects that it has on today’s first reponders one common problem keeps coming up.  Dealing with the occupants of these homes can prove to be a challenging problem if we are tasked to deal with an emergency y inside their Hoarded Environment.  Interaction with the […]

Hoarder Fire: Size This Up!

  Today’s feature: Size this up and let’s hear some tactical solutions to this problem! You are dispatched to this address with confirmed reports of an occupant trapped! Identify, Adjust, and Attack!   Simulation Courtesy of Simushare 

Hoarder rescued

Story From CBCNEWS Great learning points in this story: Listen to the stories of how the occupant responded to the firefighters touching his belongings Size up the conditions.  Rate it (1-5) with a 5 being the worst! Great point calling for additional resources Consider what PPE should be used!   Prayers for the occupant and praise for […]

Free Webcast

 Free Webcast Hoarder Homes: Piles of Hazards for Firefighters Monday January 14, 2012 1300 EDT Sign up by sending email to: Ryan33@suddenlink.net Free Ebook Giveaway during Webcast

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, […]

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