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by irsqyu
Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:33 am
Forum: Firefighting
Topic: Alarm Force Heads Up
Replies: 2
Views: 1060

[quote=""NKOTB""]Ok... I gotta admit this is one part funny, one part sketchy. I'll keep this short on details but here's the short version. A few nights ago we get dispatched to a fire. Make entry, do primary, find fire, put it out. As we were flanking the fire from another room we heard the high/l...
by irsqyu
Tue Oct 16, 2012 10:53 am
Forum: Firefighting and Rescue Headlines
Topic: Cops identify volunteer firefighter suspected in hit and run
Replies: 17
Views: 2993

How did they even know he was a volly unless he flashed his badge or pointed out his stickers to try and get out of it.
by irsqyu
Mon Oct 08, 2012 2:49 pm
Forum: Firefighting
Topic: Basic Ladder Question
Replies: 30
Views: 4161

[quote=""dentedhead""]Thats easy when you come in the front door you swing it clockwise.....backdoor counterclockwise what is ya ig'nernt

Dentedhead[/quote]

So do they do it the opposite in Australia?
by irsqyu
Mon Sep 03, 2012 7:25 pm
Forum: Union
Topic: Quick question, Short answer? I hope
Replies: 7
Views: 6318

[quote=""dentedhead""]Quick answer....NO[/quote]
I worked for a composite Fire Department as a IAFF career firefighter and as Dentedhead says, NO!!
by irsqyu
Fri Aug 10, 2012 3:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Happt Birthday Flashover05
Replies: 5
Views: 1172

Happy Birthday young fella, hope you have a good one. :rock: :beer:
by irsqyu
Tue Jul 10, 2012 11:04 am
Forum: Firefighting
Topic: I'm just here to suggest
Replies: 16
Views: 2829

How about a big tank of water at the top of a building, someone blows it open, lets the water run down through the building and put the fire out. No rescue needed then. Wait a minute didn't I once see a movie with this ;)
by irsqyu
Wed Jun 20, 2012 10:04 am
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Burlington 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 5920

[quote=""cmollison""]No doubt there are great candidates all over Canada but for the amount they are hiring I'm positive there are tons of great recruits from the internal ranks. Town employee's, POC and the people that have already gone through the previous process. This type of hiring has worked w...
by irsqyu
Sun Jun 17, 2012 1:05 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Burlington 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 5920

[quote=""lim075""]I understand, and who would know a city/town the best but their own business/home owners. I've come to light with another perspective and rumours about internal postings: cost-savings.[/quote] You are missing the point, they are hiring from the list of previously qualified applican...
by irsqyu
Mon Jun 11, 2012 7:58 am
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Burlington 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 5920

[quote=""lim075""]Although it sounds like a good idea and that they should deserve it, not everyone lives in an area that has a volly station. I have heard of some dept's barely having any applicants due to the internal, and lowering the aptitude test mark as not enough people could pass it. Some de...
by irsqyu
Fri Jun 08, 2012 1:02 pm
Forum: Firefighting and Rescue Headlines
Topic: Firefighter at Canadians' Kabul camp says was fired over equipment complaints
Replies: 3
Views: 2376

Glad to get things clarified after almost 10 years :bebored: