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INFORMING, INSPIRING, AND
EDUCATING TODAY'S FIREFIGHTERS

Grow your skills, enhance your knowledge,
and become a well-rounded firefighter!

FIRExTALK w/ Michael Snodgrass – 014

Like learning from conferences, but hate four hours of the same speaker? Then, my friend, you MUST check out FIRExTALK! A few weeks ago while on shift, I stumbled upon this talk by former Navy SEAL Andy Stumpf discussing leadership in the fire service and how his experiences in the SEALS applied. It was a…

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Phoenix Fire Department – Progressive and breeding success w/Cpt. Ardell Deliz – 013

It’s no secret that the Phoenix Fire Department has a reputation for being awesome. A few weeks ago just before this interview, I thought to myself “Wow, the Phoenix Fire Department has always come up or been discussed throughout my firefighting career, trainining, etc.  Why is that, and how come they’re so successful at always…

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Firefighter Cardiac Arrest and Rehab w/Robby Owens – 012

50 line-of-duty deaths per year. Firefighter cardiac arrest is no joke, and the numbers speak for themselves year after year. While LODDs have hovered around 100 or so per year for several years, the overwhelming majority (half) of them are related to cardiac issues suffered either directly during an incident, or within a short timeframe…

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Firehouse Kitchen Table and Networking w/Chris Baker – 011

Why are we talking about furniture in the firehouse this week, Bob? Well we aren’t. “Firehouse Kitchen Table” is the topic of this week’s discussion, and it’s a group of twelve like-minded firefighters from all across the country.  On a regular basis, and via multiple channels of communication, they discuss anything and everything firefighting.  Having…

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I Can’t Save You But I’ll Die Trying w/Dr. Burton Clark – 010

I can’t save you but I’ll die trying. Quite a powerful line, and hands down one of the most gripping titles for a book that I’ve seen in quite some time! Dr. Burton Clark is the author of this title, and he’s trying to prompt discussions and actions within the fire service (and even outside…

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