Training Drill: LEGO Communications

Today, our shift took part in a Communications drill at headquarters that was a little different from other drills that I have had. The goal was simple: Communication. As we all know communication is a key element on the fire ...

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Interactions with Kids While on the Job

Since coming on the job seven years ago, I would like to think that I have changed in several ways. One, I know that I have realized the importance of physical fitness and how much of an impact it can have on my ability to perform on the job. I would also like to think that I have expanded my knowledge base for this career that requires a state of constant learning. As the days click by, I have also realized the importance of a positive interaction with children and the community.

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Fire Truck Food Truck OPEN for Business in Colorado

A former firefighter and a former paramedic from Colorado have teamed up to work in the food industry. With the food truck craze on the rise, Quintin Galt and Michelle Loop have launched Fire Truck Crepes. From steak and cheese crepes to cheese cake, the food fire truck has quite the variety of food. The truck was located in Washington state, where it was retired after 25 years of service.

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Blowin’ Smoke with Chief Dave Cline

Dave Cline is Deputy Chief of the Smithville Area Fire Protection District in Smithville, Missouri. Smithville is a suburb on the north side of Kansas City, Missouri. As a fire protection district, SAFPD covers 112 square miles including the City ...

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