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  1. Recent Major Firefighting News: MD Firefighters Shot, VA Firefighter's Body Found, Ecuador Quake

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    Fri, 29 Apr 2016

    International , where New Haven (CT) Firefighter Jason Rivera was recognized for his ..... continued almost unabated: Two Maryland firefighter were shot, one fatally, while responding ..... while the body of Fairfax County (VA) Firefighter Nicole Mittendorff was found, prompting

  2. Report: South Carolina Firefighter Killed After Trying to Jump on Truck

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    Sat, 30 Apr 2016

    A report from state troopers says a South Carolina firefighter who died last month had tried to jump onto a fire truck ..... years and died at the scene. PREVIOUS Conway (SC) Firefighter Dies After Being Hit by Fire Truck Read More at ABC

  1. Lowering a Firefighter from a Window

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    Tue, 8 Mar 2016

    of the rope out the window with that firefighter who's going to the ground. Once they ..... minimum of four wraps. If you have a firefighter going out that's much larger, you ..... a different technique for lowering a firefighter out of the window. In the last segment

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    can lower this end of the rope out the window with that firefighter who's going to the ground. Once they get to the ground, then all I have to do is deploy my kit as
    down. We recommend a minimum of four wraps. If you have a firefighter going out that's much larger, you can go to five wraps. This is a good skill that you need to train on. So that you're comfortable with the equipment that you have. Now, I'm gonna show you a different technique for lowering a firefighter out of the window. In the last segment, we talked about using your large carabiner with carabiner wraps. If you have a
    how much friction and how many wraps you need for each size firefighter . In our case here, we recommend three wraps on this specific hook. Again it's gonna be a training issue to figure out
  2. Firefighter Gear: Is Your Helmet Any Good?

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    Wed, 9 Mar 2016

    helmet is the most iconic piece of your firefighter gear. It identifies you more than any of ..... helmet or a bad one? Jordan Ponder’s Firefighter Dynamic Performance Training (FD-PT) provides ..... addition to a great reference blog “ Firefighter Gear - Great Helmet Here! ,” you can

  3. Firefighter News: Body of Missing Firefighter Found in Lake Lanier

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    Thu, 28 Apr 2016

    Hall County authorities discovered the body of a missing DeKalb County firefighter on Thursday, authorities said. Jason Blalock, 37, of Buford, was last seen Saturday at a party near Sunset Cove at Lake Lanier

  4. Down Firefighter Assessment and Victim Rescue

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    Tue, 5 Jan 2016

    we're gonna be talking about Down Firefighter Assessment and Victim Rescue. It ..... incidence that we've had a lost or trapped firefighter , communication has been an issue ..... communications. So during a lost or trapped firefighter , the acronym LUNAR is always utilized

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    [BLANK_AUDIO] Today we're gonna be talking about Down Firefighter Assessment and Victim Rescue. It's a well documented fact that in every incidence that we've had a lost or trapped firefighter , communication has been an issue. Communication should be precise and to the point between both command and our interior operations. As well
    will be permanent for any communications. So during a lost or trapped firefighter , the acronym LUNAR is always utilized. Location, Unit, Name, Air, and Resources needed. With the LUNAR acronym, this helps especially if there is potential for multiple firefighters. If we've had a significant event where potentially a company is lost, if there is an activation of the writ RIT or RIC team, that if they come across a firefighter , we can actually identify whether or not that firefighter is actually the firefighter we're looking for, or do we have an additional firefighter missing. When a Mayday is initiated for a lost firefighter , and the Lunar acronym is utilized Information will be given from the command officer to the RIC or RIT teams. That information
    information that needs to be addressed. What is the name of the firefighter , is it the actual firefighter from the initial Mayday call or do we come across another firefighter that is at gonna be another incident all together. Two what is the extent of his or her injuries if any. And what is the air status. The air status is very important because that's the gonna establish what type of Education plan we are gonna put in effect. Some additional notes for when assessing a down firefighter . You should have a systematic approach. A systematic approach like either starting from the head to toe will enable you to have more efficient plan for assessing your firefighter and assure steps aren't missed. Starting from a systematic approach, I'm gonna start at the head. One of the first things I
  5. New Report: Conway Firefighter Killed Trying to Jump onto Fire Truck

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    Thu, 28 Apr 2016

    Carolina Department of Public Safety has released its initial incident report that describes what happened the day that Conway firefighter Christopher Ray was killed. The report says the driver of the fire engine was attempting to back up at the house fire on

  6. Virginia Beach Firefighter's Car Stolen From Station

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    Tue, 26 Apr 2016

    VIRGINIA BEACH , Va - A Virginia Beach firefighter left his car unattended for less than ..... steal his car. Jon Elliot has been a firefighter for 13 years. A Virginia Beach (VA) firefighter 's car was stolen from a fire station

  7. Firefighter Helmet Cam Captures Explosion at Indiana House Fire

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    Thu, 28 Apr 2016

    WHITELAND, Ind. – A Whiteland volunteer firefighter captured a scary moment while battling ..... vehicle’s fuel tank exploded. A firefighter was wearing a helmet camera and caught ..... Fire from the explosion engulfed a firefighter .   Read More at Fox 59

  8. Colleagues Mourn Loss of Veteran Massachusetts Firefighter

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    Thu, 28 Apr 2016

    death of one of their own after 33-year veteran firefighter Tony Raven was found dead in his Dexter Street home Tuesday ..... one of the nicest guys you could meet and a “ firefighter ’s firefighter .” Read More at Newbury Port News