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  1. The Engineer's Bag of Tricks

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 28 Jan 2014

    his "bag of tricks" (i.e., gear pockets) and you'll always get a different and interesting answer. Our tools of the trade are the equipment we use not only as engineers but also as firefighters to help us perform our jobs according to

  2. The Professional Volunteer Fire Department: History, Heritage, and Pride

    Online Articles

    Thu, 22 Aug 2013

    so proud that they serve in the same department that his American hero did. Try and display old memorabilia and tools of the trade . Every department has stuff tucked away in the attic or basement or out in the equipment locker. Get it out and

  1. Houston Fire Department Orders 6 New Ferrara Igniter Pumpers

    Press Release

    Tue, 2 Jul 2013

    bottles in the rear cab extension, along with large and deep compartments are designed to carry all the necessary tools of the trade . Firefighter safety is evident all around the apparatus. In addition to the 3/16” thick cab and body, the

  2. (December 2012)

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Dec 2012

    Halton's "Don't Throw Out Your Skinny Ties" (Editor's Opinion, October 2012). Cellar nozzles are useful tools of the trade that are often forgotten about or, sadly, not even known to some firefighters. We may need to change the word

  3. Houston Fire Department Orders Six New Ferrara Igniter Pumpers

    Online Articles

    Fri, 23 Mar 2012

    bottles in the rear cab extension, along with large and deep compartments are designed to carry all the necessary tools of the trade . In addition to the 3/16-inch thick cab and body, the trucks also have air bag protection, on-site tilt

  4. Firefighting News: FCVFD to Donate Ambulance to Island Park

    Online Articles

    Sat, 17 Nov 2012

    I can't imagine how helpless we would feel as firefighters and EMTs if we had to function without the basic tools of the trade that we take for granted." Island Park is a community of 4,700 residents, located along the coast of Long Island

  5. Are We Short-Staffed or Just Short-Sighted?

    Online Articles

    Thu, 3 Mar 2011

    has served in a variety of roles in the fire service, both on the volunteer and career side. He is the author of Tools of the Trade : Firefighting Hand Tools and Their Uses book and video series. He was the lead instructor for FDIC HOT basic engine

  6. Houston Fire Department Orders Six New Ferrara Igniter Pumpers

    Online Articles

    Fri, 23 Mar 2012

    bottles in the rear cab extension, along with large and deep compartments are designed to carry all the necessary tools of the trade . In addition to the 3/16-inch thick cab and body, the trucks also have air bag protection, on-site tilt

  7. Ultimate Rescue Harness

    Blogs

    Wed, 11 Jan 2012

    the legs for easier donning and allow for freedom of motion. Four gear loops insure plenty of space to carry the tools of the trade . The Ultimate Chest harness has a triangular screw link for a quick front attachment and the rear attachment is

  8. Fire Cause and Determination

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Dec 2007

    investigators. NFPA 921, Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations , and Kirk’s Fire Investigation are my resource tools of the trade . Gary Seidel, chief, Hillsboro (OR) Fire Department Response: Our fire inspectors are voluntarily assigned