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Jumpseat Radio 123 Positive hangout with FD Chronicles and National Fire Radio

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In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington sits down with Jason Patton from Fire Department Chronicles to talk about staying positive during the Covid-19 pandemic.  Jason creates amazing videos showing the life and times of front line fire and EMS.  During the interview with Jason, the show gets Zoom bombed by Jeremy from […]

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 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 096 Victim Search with Thomas Anderson

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Jumpseat Radio 096 99% Search with Thomas Anderson In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington sits down with Thomas Anderson from Insight Fire Training to talk about Tic use in the primary search.  Thomas travels the country speaking on enhancing search by using the Thermal imaging camera. Topics covered include Directed search Tic […]

Three Clues of Heavy Content

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How to get inside of Heavy Content!

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When faced with a building on fire officers must make tactical decisions in a matter of minutes. Beginning with the dispatch announcement until the first crew crosses the threshold of the building many factors must be accounted for. When faced with a home filled to capacity with numerous amounts of belongings firefighters must add one […]

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 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

Estimating Burn time in Hoarder Fires

One of the most important observation and/or decisions a first arriving officer to a structure fire is the estimate of how long the fire has been burning.  This observation can help make the attack strategies, points of entries, and help predict structural collapse times.  One complication that needs adjusted for is the identification of hoarding […]

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