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Operating with Three

Isaac Frazier offers part one of a series on the squad officer's role.
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Faster Than EMS?

Mike McEvoy on how technology can improve service.

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Leadership Buy the Book

How do you distinguish the good books on leadership from the bad? Art Goodrich has some thoughts.

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Never Forget Your First Day

Outside forces that can turn a good firefighter into a bad one. Joseph Kitchen on how to fight back.
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Night Drills

Chad Menard on the benefits of training for darkness.

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The Undisputable Truth

Leadership is a vital part to our firefighters and future leaders success, Jeremy Rebok writes.
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Forcing HUD Windows

Training tips from Frank Ricci (left) and P.J. Norwood.
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Detroit Crews Control Fire in Vacant Dwellings

Detroit firefighters responded to this box alarm fire in a vacant dwelling that extended to another vacant dwelling.

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