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by Car150
Wed Mar 23, 2011 11:20 am
Forum: Firefighting
Topic: VES for Dummies
Replies: 39
Views: 5244

Read Van Sant Comment

As Paul Harvey used to say "THE REST OF THE STORY"...go to the clip and read Cap. Van Sant's story. Very logical description of risking...to save a lot.... As a Chief with 35+ years...probably not as much experience as a firefighter in Indianapolis...no doubt his experience and training got him quic...
by Car150
Sun Jan 30, 2011 3:52 pm
Forum: Firefighting
Topic: pike poles
Replies: 6
Views: 2308

RE Pike Poles

I always thought pike poles were those things Johnney Canuck used when moving logs through the rapids...and had a pointy end to stick in the log....and damn...did they ever in the first few years on the job. We bought most of our irons, halligans etc from this company. http://www.firehooksunlimited....
by Car150
Tue Aug 03, 2010 6:05 pm
Forum: Firefighting
Topic: Transferring Provinces
Replies: 7
Views: 2037

RE: Transferring Provinces

Other than Quebec, of which I am not knowledgeable, I would suggest that as long as you has IFSAC or ProBoard Accreditation you should be fine. It would not be a bad idea, to have a strong medical component in your resume. It would not hurt for a minimum of a Medical First Responder (MFR) or a Advan...
by Car150
Thu Jul 22, 2010 1:25 am
Forum: Canadian Military and DND Firefighting
Topic: Canadian Forces Firefighters RANT and RAVE
Replies: 24
Views: 20170

AND how about......fighting fires ?????????
by Car150
Mon Apr 26, 2010 10:56 am
Forum: Firefighting and Rescue Headlines
Topic: Veteran pilot dies as plane crashes
Replies: 0
Views: 679

Veteran pilot dies as plane crashes

NB - A 62-year-old pilot whose plane crashed near Miramichi Airport early Friday afternoon is being remembered as a well-respected and courageous firefighter. Ron Clowes, a pilot from Grand Falls with Forest Protection Ltd., was conducting a practice flight in a water bomber when the plane crashed ...
by Car150
Mon Sep 21, 2009 10:32 am
Forum: Firefighting and Rescue Headlines
Topic: NB Fire Marshal's Office in Court
Replies: 0
Views: 599

NB Fire Marshal's Office in Court

NB - A dispute over the safety of electromagnetic door locks has a special care home operator facing off against New Brunswick's fire marshal in court. The locks in question are common in many secure buildings. For example, many businesses have them so employees have to swipe a card to open the doo...
by Car150
Sun Jul 26, 2009 2:07 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Riverview/ Miramichi hiring ?
Replies: 16
Views: 2508

Riverview Hiring

Riverview Fire & Rescue will be filling a vacant firefighter -paramedic position in the next few months. Check out their website in the near future ..... to see more information. Essentially...IFSAC or ProBoard Level 1 & 2 accreditation and CMA - PCP (Primary Care Paramedic ) 1 certification, as wel...