Search found 285 matches

by BillyBlazes
Wed Oct 24, 2012 8:58 pm
Forum: Firefighting
Topic: Chicago Fire...discuss
Replies: 32
Views: 9048

This show is so BAD! I cannot believe that Chicago Fire Department would be associated with this program. The unshaven firefighter, asking a car accident victim to turn their head, no cribbing while doing an extrication, no charged line while doing an extrication, lack of accountability on the fire ...
by BillyBlazes
Mon Aug 20, 2012 3:35 pm
Forum: Volunteer
Topic: Snow Clearing
Replies: 16
Views: 5903

bad weather response

On a rotating schedule have a number of firefighters on standby in the station during bad weather events i.e. snowstorms, thunderstorms, high wind events etc. This would allow an immediate response to calls to the public. Firefighters would not have to be trying to get to their stations during bad w...
by BillyBlazes
Tue Apr 24, 2012 9:01 pm
Forum: Gear and Equipment
Topic: Helmet Cleaning....
Replies: 9
Views: 4472

Use only what the manufacturer recommends in the owner's manual.
by BillyBlazes
Wed Feb 08, 2012 7:10 am
Forum: Volunteer
Topic: Retired Firefighters Uniform
Replies: 9
Views: 3200

How do you go from Captain to firefighter?
by BillyBlazes
Tue Nov 29, 2011 9:55 am
Forum: Apparatus and Vehicles
Topic: Toronto Fire Squad Truck
Replies: 10
Views: 5260

[quote=""thisonegoesto11""]To anyone that may know, What kind of trucks do the squads run? What equipment is on-board? In Cowtown, we have two trucks for the Heavy Rescue Team - the Heavy Rescue and the Support vehicle. The Rescue is a new SVI dual axle, "stairway to Heaven" type Rescue and carries ...
by BillyBlazes
Tue Nov 29, 2011 9:51 am
Forum: Special Operations
Topic: High Rise Procedures
Replies: 15
Views: 6219

On my department we stage two floors below.
by BillyBlazes
Sun Nov 27, 2011 3:09 pm
Forum: Apparatus and Vehicles
Topic: Toronto Fire Squad Truck
Replies: 10
Views: 5260

We have 5 squads, runs last year Squad 313 2308 Squad 331 1683 Squad 143 1623 Squad 232 1565 Squad 445 1248 The rigs respond to trench rescues, auto ex. confined space, auto ex., high angle rescue, elevator rescue, multiple alarm fires etc. Generally staffed with a crew of 4 including the captain. S...
by BillyBlazes
Tue Oct 18, 2011 1:20 am
Forum: Scenarios
Topic: cranes
Replies: 3
Views: 4372

It was not a crane but a drilling rig actually.
by BillyBlazes
Wed Jul 06, 2011 9:20 pm
Forum: The Fallen
Topic: Toronto LODD
Replies: 6
Views: 4096

Toronto LODD

Toronto firefighter Jamie MacLean LODD from recognized cancer.
Funeral Saturday at Marshall Funeral Home in Richmond Hill at 11:00 Hrs.
He was assigned to Station #332.
by BillyBlazes
Tue Jan 25, 2011 12:32 pm
Forum: Volunteer
Topic: Volunteer Fire Station Sirens?
Replies: 30
Views: 12256

My home town had air raid sirens posted around in different locations when I was a kid. They have since been taken down.