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by Proudvolunteer
Mon Apr 23, 2012 1:36 pm
Forum: Gear and Equipment
Topic: Helmet Cleaning....
Replies: 9
Views: 3653

Helmet Cleaning....

Hey everyone, I was wondering if anyone has any tips or cleaning products that are good for cleaning the stuff off the outside of your helmet. I've got some stuff on it that elbow grease can't get off and I'm not sure what chemicals would be suited to use on it. Somebody must have something that wor...
by Proudvolunteer
Sat Apr 07, 2012 10:39 am
Forum: Apparatus and Vehicles
Topic: NEW CYFS Engine 411
Replies: 6
Views: 3323

[quote=""command""]this big baby is going to be delivered tomorrow afternoon to station 41 [/quote] Looks like a nice you put up some more pictures when you get delivery? Compartments and inside the cab please? BTW, it's hard to tell from t...
by Proudvolunteer
Mon Mar 19, 2012 12:30 am
Forum: Apparatus and Vehicles
Topic: Edmonton Fire Rescue 2nd SVI Hazmat Truck Delivered
Replies: 14
Views: 6790

[quote=""firecat1""]How long ago was this delivered? They have had 2 of these rigs for quite a while[/quote] I'm assuming Vancouver will either have it now, or very shortly in the future. It looks like it just needs to be shipped from Loveland, Colorado to Vancouver. Check out the walk around by SVI...
by Proudvolunteer
Sun Jan 29, 2012 3:42 am
Forum: Communications, Computer & Software
Topic: CREST -Victoria
Replies: 1
Views: 3640

CREST -Victoria

So I was wondering if anyone on here that is a member of one of the 36 groups that utilize the CREST system in Victoria and the surrounding area can explain the main issues behind CREST. I've seen a lot of ads on buses about how well CREST is doing, and I have heard a lot of advertisements on the ra...
by Proudvolunteer
Thu Dec 01, 2011 3:48 pm
Forum: Apparatus and Vehicles
Topic: New pumper for Chemainus
Replies: 6
Views: 1564

[quote=""firefighterfred""]Our new pumper should be here by weeks end goes in for UL tomorrow will post pics[/quote] Well I'm assuming that you guys have received it already seeing as the pics just got put up on hub....I'm expecting some inside cab pics and some pics of how you control the Q please!...
by Proudvolunteer
Thu Oct 06, 2011 10:58 am
Forum: Apparatus and Vehicles
Topic: Comox Fire Rescue- New Engine
Replies: 11
Views: 4268

I just found this video on youtube...the reporting is not great as it's local tv, but it's more about the video shown. It's a great looking apparatus....has seven preconnected lines. The main thing I found interesting is that they as a department have 7 TIC's....three of them on this new engine. Thi...
by Proudvolunteer
Fri Sep 09, 2011 6:29 pm
Forum: Apparatus and Vehicles
Topic: Calgary High Rise Unit
Replies: 3
Views: 1716

It looks like a beautiful truck. I just watched the walk around posted by SVI on youtube.

You can see it here:
by Proudvolunteer
Fri Aug 05, 2011 2:03 am
Forum: Apparatus and Vehicles
Topic: Vancouver Heavy Rescue.... anyone got a clear definition?
Replies: 4
Views: 2153

[quote=""DforBomberito""]Hey guys, I'm trying to get an actual, "definition" or "description" of a Heavy Rescue rig, at least as far as Vancouver FRS is concerned....? How it is clearly different form a regular Rescue truck? Any thoughts? Appreciated.[/quote] Now don't hold me to ANY of this as I am...
by Proudvolunteer
Thu Jul 28, 2011 12:52 pm
Forum: General EMS Discussion
Topic: CPR/1st Aid
Replies: 4
Views: 1650

My understanding is that Health Care Provider CPR (HCP) is more in depth than CPR-C. HCP teaches use of a BVM, and identifies different cardiovascular emergencies. CPR-C still covers CPR on all people such as adults, teens, children, and infants.