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Joel Baker, Dena Ali, Les Stephens, Terry McGrath, and Bobby Halton

Humpday Hangout: Mental Health: Taking Care of Your Team

Host Terry McGrath talks with guests Joel Baker, Les Stephens, and Dena Ali about mental health awareness in the fire service.
Kentland fire department laying line

Humpday Hangout: Water Supply, Attack Lines, and More

Mike Dugan, Bill Gustin, and Clark Lamping are joined by guest Dennis LeGear to discuss water supply options, attack hoseline selection, and stream application.
Dan DeGryse, Mike Gagliano, Bobby Halton, and Robbie Fisher

Humpday Hangout: Firefighters and Retirement

Robbie Fisher talks with Dan DeGryse and Mike Gagliano, retired from the Seattle (WA) Fire Department, about firefighters and retirement.
Frank Ricci, Bryan Sky-Eagle, and Greg Barta talk PIO issues

Humpday Hangout: Fire Officers and the PIO’s Role

Frank Ricci and company speak to their guests about fire officers as well as the role of the public information officer (PIO).
Rick Lasky, Paul Watlington, Terry McGrath, and Scott Thompson

Humpday Hangout: The Role of the Pump Operator

This panel is joined by Paul Watlington of the Burlington (NC) Fire Department for a discussion on the vital role of the pump operator.
Thermal imaging limitations

Humpday Hangout: Overcoming TIC Limitations

Bill Gustin, Sam Hittle, Darryl Liggins, Clark Lamping, and Bobby Halton examine how to overcome some of those limitations.
Baltimore four-alarm fire hangout discussion

Humpday Hangout: Engine Company Operations and Training

In this week’s Humpday Hangout, Rick Riley and other members of Traditions Training talk engine work.
Frank Ricci, Jonathan Levine, Rick Seal, P.J. Norwood, Frank SIller, Bobby Halton, and Bryan Sky-Eagle

Humpday Hangout: Lawyers, Guns, and Money

Frank Ricci and P.J. Norwood speak to Jonathan Levine and Rick Seal, Bryan Sky-Eagle, and Frank Siller.
Rick Lasky, Butch Cobb, Terry McGrath, Bobby Halton, and John Salka

Humpday Hangout: Fire in America

Your hosts speak with guest Butch Cobb, retired chief of the Jersey City (NJ) Fire Department and ISO, about the mission.
Miami-Dade FL firefighters stretch a hose load past obstacles

Humpday Hangout: Hose Load Configurations and Deployment Techniques

Mike Dugan, Bill Gustin, and the panel discuss hose loads and deployment techniques to stretch a hoseline upstairs, around corners, and past obstacles.