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Sunday, January 1, 2017

The Fire Critic


The Need for Understanding

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On top of our occupational exposure to stressors which can lead to mental illness, we have the same issues everyone else has which can lead to mental illnesses. This puts us at an even greater risk. 
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100+ Must Read Books For Firefighters

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Ok, I admit that I haven't read them all....and some are picture books, others fiction, and yet some are simply leadership books and are not catered towards firefighters. However, this list of books includes many which are revered as the most important for firefighters to read and others are personal favorites of myself and other readers.
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The Best Firefighter Calendars for 2017

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Each year, firefighters around the World get together to publish firefighter calendars. One thing can be said about these firefighters...they do a great job of taking care of themselves and should be commended for it. More than that, they are doing a great benefit to the fire service by supporting others through charity.
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The Cleveland Load (5 Videos)

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The Cleveland load (aka Metro load or Roundabout load) is handline load primarily used for high-rise applications from what I have found. Other applications would be when deploying a handline not pre-connected to the engine.
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Roanoke 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

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However, to me it isn't that you climb or even how you climb...it is that you take the time to remember...take the time to share with younger firefighters, friends, and family about the sacrifices made on that day. 
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