MSA is looking for feedback on these concepts and would appreciate your feedback. If you are at #FDIC 2016, stop by their booth and let them know what you think. If you can’t make it, leave a comment here or on Facebook. Depending on the feedback, MSA will evaluate these concepts and move forward with these technologies.Read More »
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Help Support Firefighter Families… it’s what holds us together!
On a mission to honor, strengthen and support first responder marriages and families. 24-7 Commitment offers a safe community, along with tools and resources designed specifically for the firefighting community. These include online communities, guided marriage support programs, local fire events, live workshops and commitment weekends for firefighters and their spouses.Read More »
FDIC and my Indy On Fire Top Ten!
The Fire Critic, Model City Firefighter and myself will be easy to find. As usual, we will be in many of the booths down on the exhibit floor as well as at many other evening events throughout the week. You can find our complete schedule in the links below... Be sure to drop by and say hello!Read More »
Win 10 (FREE) sets of Turnout Gear !!
Who wouldn’t want to win 10 complete sets of turnout gear – especially when we’re talking about the new VIKING MACS gear which helps keep exposure to harmful particles / carcinogens at bay?Read More »
The “Take” from #FDIC 2015
When I talk about "Take", Im talking about knowledge, experience, networking, friendships, ideas etc. What was your "take" from FDIC? I hope everyone who attends comes away with SOMETHING... if you didn't / don't, it's your own fault. I'm curious as to what it was for you (the "take").Read More »
The silent killer, carcinogens and our gear.
Maybe, without even knowing; we are dragging these cancer causing agents around with us... depositing them everywhere we go. In our rigs, back to the station, in the bunk room beside our bed at nights.Read More »
A “Learning Experience” …
If we are not learning every day, we are wasting our time. It's our duty to learn and evolve on or ahead of the same pace that the situations and challenges we face daily are. If we don't, we are destined to fail. It's an up hill battle and one that, at a minimum; requires dedication, determination, discipline and desire.Read More »
Leadership vs. Management
I don't have to hear a bunch of bitching and crying when I say we have to do this or that. They know I wouldn't ask something of them unless it was necessary for one reason or another.Read More »
Indy on FIRE!!!!
Who’s going to FDIC this year? The Fire Critic, Firefighter Wife, Model City Firefighter and I will be there and have we got the ticket for you!!! Yea, FDIC is all about learning and you wont find better classes or instructors anywhere else. What’s even better is that, once again; on Friday night we’re giving you the perfect chance ...Read More »
The Youth of FDIC …..
We reminded them that beyond all the big red trucks, sirens etc was some of the latest technologies and innovations in the Fire Service (SCBAs, TICs, Turnout Gear etc). Technologies and innovations that THEY will be using when they enter our ranks. I think (and hope) they understood our message. THANKS AGAIN to Corey Breese for bringing them byRead More »