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  1. August Roundtable Replies: How Not to Get Killed Fighting Fires

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    Mon, 29 Aug 2011

    keep from getting killed on the job? The question got the following responses. Read Skip's response to this month's Roundtable question HERE and add your comments below. Deputy Chief Thomas Dunne Fire Department of New York Response: For many years

  2. April Roundtable Replies: Company-Level Training

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    Sat, 30 Apr 2011

    department require company officers to develop and deliver their company-level training ? Read replies to this month's Roundtable question from Fire Engineering readers, and see Skip Coleman's reply HERE . Captain James F. Rosse Sr., South Schodack

  3. May Roundtable : SCBA Enforcement for Toxic Atmosphere

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    Tue, 31 May 2011

    This month's Roundtable question was: Do you conduct atmospheric monitoring at fires and what additional steps if any are taken to protect firefighters

  4. February Roundtable Replies: Leasing Fire Apparatus

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    Mon, 28 Feb 2011

    your department lease apparatus and, if not, has that option been considered? Here are replies to this month's Roundtable question from some Fire Engineering readers; read Skip Coleman's reply HERE . Gary Seidel, Fire Chief Hillsboro

  5. July Roundtable : Officer Development Training

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    Wed, 15 Jul 2009

    that take place after the fire around the table are where some of our best officers are born More Roundtable Post your response in ' Roundtable Revisited' Subject: Officer development, leadership and management, firefighter strategy and tactics

  6. August Roundtable : Recruiting New Hires

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    Mon, 17 Aug 2009

    possible. It will help your department reach its "diversity" goals and improve the odds of finding that next-generation Brennan or Downey. More Roundtable Post your response in ' Roundtable Revisited' Subject: Firefighter recruitment

  7. March Roundtable : Operating at the Aerial Tip

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    Mon, 16 Mar 2009

    structure involved, which amounted to less than 20 percent of a 10,000-square-foot building. More Roundtable Post your response in ' Roundtable Revisited' Subject: Aerial waterways, firefighter safety

  8. April Roundtable : Training and the Budget

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    Thu, 16 Apr 2009

    t let the budget crisis beat you down! Continue to provide the skills needed to survive. More Roundtable Post your response in ' Roundtable Revisited' Subject: Firefighter training, fire department budget problems, financial crisis and

  9. May Roundtable : Plan B If A Device Fails

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    Mon, 18 May 2009

    doing these thorough equipment checks, we can avoid any failure problems while on the scene. More Roundtable Post your response in ' Roundtable Revisited' Subject: Thermal imaging cameras (TICs), personal alert safety system (PASS devices

  10. Join in April's Fire Engineering Roundtable Discussions

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    Wed, 20 Dec 2006

    April 2007 Roundtable Question: Last month's Roundtable dealt with the actions of the first-in officer. Once the chief arrives, some departments want him to take command from his vehicle. Other departments want him in front of the building