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Schmitz Mittz Rescue & Extrication Glove Review

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Lt. Frazier from Tactical Advantage Training LLC & First Due Questions covers the Rescue and Extrication Glove from SchmitzMittz. In the video the specs are covered and a impact, heat and cut test are done. Check out SchmitzMittz.com and check us out on Facebook.

Worker….

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Returning from a false alarm in your second due, you see smoke showing a couple blocks over. You go to investigate, (Engine staffed w/4) as you turn onto the block the tones drop for a working fire. You pull up and find this. Hydrant is less than 60 ft across the street. Your truck company […]

Your Up!

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1130AM dispatched to a reported building fire “next” to the callers address. This area has NO hydrants. You are assigned to the first due engine with 750 gallons. Next due engine is 7 minutes out. Fire has burned through exterior door…Your up! Thanks to Bryan Iannacone for todays submission!!!

FIREAXEINC Review!

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Lt. Frazier of Tactical Advantage Training LLC & First Due Questions conducts product spotlight and review of FIREAXEINC. 32” Wood Pickhead, 36” 6lb Wood Flathead & a 36” Fiberglass 8lb Flathead. Thanks to Jason Knight (Owner) at Firefighteraxe.com for the products and support.  

Solar Panel Tactics

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The question today is a submission from Lt. Mihir Patel from upstate NY. His response area is seeing an influx in solar panels. How does a truck company work to vent a roof with them on? Different tactics for different panel types? Roof ladder placement? Panels they have experienced contained a complex metal frame system. […]

To Bypass a Hydrant or Not?

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As the first due engine are you bypassing the hydrant for rescue?

Truckie Time

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While returning from a previous run, a fire is dispatched a block from your location. You are the officer on the TILLER today. Dispatch relays that its a multi family residence and you will be first due. You are riding 4 man and the next due unit (engine) is 6 1/2 minutes out. Fire building […]

The PIG product review!!!

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Our first of many VIDEO product reviews

What’s Your Plan?

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Dispatched 2nd due to working fire at approx. 630PM. During response you have smoke showing and recieve reports that the home is possibly occupied. Hydrant is 800ft from the structure. 1st due Engine advised they are making a push with an 1 3/4 to the second floor. At your arrival you have no assignment from […]

Who makes your VES entry?

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After all the VES posts on yesterday’s fire scenario, I’m curious to who is making entry for VES on your department? Conditions are on the brink of “lighting up” with confirmed entrapment…as an officer are you going? fireman going? first due engine? first due truck? Everyone should be able to throw in some insight on […]

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