Tag Archives: training

Jumpseat Radio 124 Don’t Short me Bro with Robert Piparo

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In this week’s episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes back a long time contributor to the show Robert “Pip” Piparo.  Ryan and Pip sit down to talk about controlling yourself on the fire scene.  Keeping yourself disciplined while working to accomplish your assigned task can become difficult in an ever-evolving fireground.  Topics Covered […]

Jumpseat Radio 121 There are no points for second place with Thin Red Line Radio

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In this week’s episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes in the Thin Red Line Radio guys during the Firehouse World conference.  The guys sit down live in Las Vegas Nevada. Topics covered Fireground mistakes Stretching short Recon on the fireground Training for mistakes Jumpseat Responsibility Email change Ryan@RyanPennington.us   Jumpseat Radio is a proud […]

Jumpseat Radio 119 Bash and Smash with Mitch Huner from Fire Maul

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In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes Mitch Huner the founder of the Fire Maul.  Mitch is assigned to a truck company in Illinois and discovered many firefighters using a normal splitting maul on the fireground.  He went on a mission to make a maul that is designed for the fire service. […]

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 115 Live in Mizzou with Capitol Fire Training

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In this week’s episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington sits down with RJ from Capitol Fire Training while at Missouri Winter Fire School.   RJ, Has a passion for Forcible Entry and shares his knowledge on history, application, and why it is important to always check the C Side of ALL buildings.   Email change Ryan@RyanPennington.us   […]

Jumpseat Radio 114 Live from Missouri Winter Fire School

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In this week’s Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington sits down with Nick Dinges from Dinges fire company to talk trucks, tools, and Traditions.  Ryan and Nick share the story of Vanguard Safety Wear.    Following Nick and Ryan is RJ from Capital Fire.  Robert James (RJ) is a 10 year veteran of the fire service. […]

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 112 Impeachment of a Firefighter

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In this week’s episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington compares an under-performing firefighter to the current situation of the American President.   How do you see an impeachment coming? Failing on the fireground Not pulling your weight Continually not adjusting for course correction What if your crew impeached you? Violations Policies How would you take […]

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 […]

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 […]

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