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High-angle rescue: How to execute mid-height pick off - 12/17/2014
Full Story... Pick offs require a lot of repetition and are a high-risk rigging event; these steps and video will help you train for these rescues.
 
When is the right time for an air ambulance? - 12/17/2014
Full Story... Emergency medical experts discuss the factors that go into knowing when to, and not to, call for a helicopter ambulance rather than transport by ground.
 
How to lead a combo fire department - 12/17/2014
Full Story... As the career-volunteer fire department model gains popularity, here are some of the leadership pitfalls and how to avoid them.
 
Can technology find firefighters in buildings? - 12/15/2014
Full Story... It's the Holy Grail of firefighter accountability a technology that pinpoints their location inside structures and the search isn't easy.
 
3 keys to fire service leadership - 12/15/2014
Full Story... Exceeding well-defined criteria, being a constant learner and being mentored are critical to strong fire service leadership.
 
Get more from your thermal imager - 12/15/2014
Full Story... Chief Wylie looks at how advances in TIC technology makes this tool as valuable for firefighter safety as it is for victim location.
 
Why fire officers need emotional intelligence - 12/10/2014
Full Story... There's real science showing how to measure and improve emotional intelligence, and that it is a key to good leadership especially in the fire service.
 
Reality Training: 720 degree awareness - 12/10/2014
Full Story... Chief Wylie examines this helmet-cam video and discusses the importance of watching what's on top and below you.
 
Fire response: How not to ruin the holidays - 12/10/2014
Full Story... When holiday celebrations go wrong, we get the call; follow these tips for safe and effective responses this season.
 
Firefighter PPE is key to disease control - 12/08/2014
Full Story... There's no reason to freak out about Ebola and other deadly diseases, but there is every reason to take all the precautions available.
 
10 more must-do things to become a firefighter - 12/08/2014
Full Story... It's a tough job to land, but a great career once you do; here's a look at what you need to do to go from applicant to rookie.
 
Reality Training: Hitting abandoned commercial building - 12/08/2014
Full Story... This abandoned commercial building presents several challenges and risks to Detroit firefighters.
 
Where there's smoke, there's holiday cooking - 12/03/2014
Full Story... Take one part holiday cheer, stir in a liberal amount of amateur cooking skills and add a dash of forgetfulness and you have a goulash of kitchen-fire runs.
 
Reality Training: Big fire holds surprises - 12/03/2014
Full Story... When you get tunnel vision at a large building fire, you leave yourself unprepared for the unexpected things that can go wrong. Chief Rob Wylie elaborates.
 
Fire attack: Hose size matters - 12/03/2014
Full Story... Taking a too small hose to a big fire will compromise the initial attack and set off a chain of other bad fireground events.
 
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