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Superinsulation Using Double Walls

Most people are aware that homes built in the last 15 to 20 years have made some attempt to be energy efficient. However, there has been significant increase of builders and consumers raising the bar to achieve Superinsulation. No, ‘superinsulation’ does not have a cape, or a big S on it. It is also not ...more

overheard BY EVERYBODY from Rescue 1:

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  “I’ll tell you what the problem is. The chief is an idiot, the fat bastards in the station don’t know CPR from CPWHO, minorities are running city hall and the streets are full of crackheads.” “Fire Alarm to Rescue 1″ “And these assholes couldn’t dispatch a dumptruck to pick up a pile of shit!” ...more

“Go” Versus “No-Go” A Brief Look into Survivability Profiling

http://www.deltafire.ca/Gallery/Misc%202007/Images/House%20Fire.jpg     The concept of running into a burning building is not a new one to most firefighters.  Of course, depending on your department’s SOPs, manpower, staffing, etc, things will be different.  This article discusses the critical decision of “Go” or “No-Go” when first pulling up to a structure that is on fire.  This ...more

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Does It Really Matter Department
Will That Be One Shot or Two? When I was growing up, firearms were commonplace. Hunting was a routine activity. The woods were close enough, out the back door, and after school afternoons ...more

Superinsulation Using Double Walls

Superinsulation Using Double Walls
Most people are aware that homes built in the last 15 to 20 years have made some attempt to be energy efficient. However, there has been significant increase of builders ...more

Quotes – Stories

Can you tell me what you can remember as to what is really important in our life? Name the five wealthiest people in the world. Name the last five Heisman trophy winners. Name ...more

Survival

Survival
We were talking about things, how society seems to have gotten meaner, more self-centered, less community minded. Somebody said this: "You're a firefighter, you understand about putting others before yourself." Whoa! Wait ...more

FREE Webinar Rescheduled

Due to uncontrollable circumstances, the webinar for tomorrow has been rescheduled for September 17, 2014. Sorry for the ...more

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