1. Place your mouth over the victim's mouth AND NOSE to create a tight seal.
2. Blow into the infant's nose and mouth over 1 second, with just enough volume and force to cause the chest to rise with each breath.
3. Be careful not to…Continue
Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on February 21, 2019 at 8:46am — No Comments
FIGHTING FIRE IS DIFFICULT AND DANGEROUS,... ADD SNOW & ICE AND IT BECOMES ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE AND DEADLY.…Continue
This should never have happened. Kearney Fire & Rescue ?
This video was passed on to me by a Fire Department Captain who was very upset to see this ridiculous mistake on the part of the second crewman who decided to ascend the…Continue
Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on January 31, 2019 at 7:50pm — No Comments
Most people do not need health care as much as they need to take care of their health…Continue
THE RIGHT WAY TO GET YOUR GEAR ON IS BETTER THAN THE "FASTEST" WAY
"No egos, badges or resumes."…Continue
Many Firemen have been seriously injured or killed because of overheating.…Continue
Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on January 18, 2019 at 7:25pm — No Comments
If you want "more action" then complete the needed course's to obtain a Wildland fire certification and move to California, but do not behave as these Firemen have.…Continue
Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on January 16, 2019 at 8:07am — No Comments
VA is not only still open for business, but they are actively working to provide us with much needed support and relief.…Continue
Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on January 15, 2019 at 1:28am — No Comments
How are Firefighters exposed to Dioxins and furans :
Structural fires are known to be a source of dioxins and furans.
Firefighters are exposed to dioxins and furans
in smoke and soot during calls.…
The number of women who have joined the ranks of firefighters is still hovering at about five percent. This is true even in departments with…Continue
The second set is becoming more and more of a common practice in the fire service. If firefighters can wash the gear in-house, it takes about an hour to wash and three or four hours to dry. If they need to be sent to a…Continue
Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on January 13, 2019 at 7:43am — No Comments
DIOXIN EMISSIONS FROM BURNING PLASTIC
The most dangerous emissions can be caused by burning plastics containing organochlor-based substances like PVC. When such plastics are burned, harmful quantities of dioxins, a group of highly toxic chemicals are emitted.
Dioxins are the most…Continue
TIP OF THE DAY- A KINKED FIRE HOSE LINK:
Everyone has something to share and learn, so it is for everyone's benefit that all of you step up and post information and comments that will…Continue
Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on January 11, 2019 at 2:50pm — No Comments