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by PFD023
Fri Jun 29, 2012 4:00 pm
Forum: Special Operations
Topic: Elliot Lake Rescue
Replies: 10
Views: 3950

Another situation where many have no idea what was actually going on behind the scenes...only speculation. I can tell ya this.....and it ain't speculation......the guys doing the resuce had very good knowledge about whether this was going to be a rescue or recovery....that weighed heavily on decisio...
by PFD023
Tue Jun 05, 2012 3:13 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Burlington 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 6501

[quote=""dentalhead""]where does it say internal?[/quote] "Apply online Candidates must register as an applicant (if you have not already done so) as well as apply to this specific vacancy at http://www.burlington.ca/careers , you will receive an email thanking you for your application as well as an...
by PFD023
Fri Jun 01, 2012 3:57 pm
Forum: Union
Topic: Midland brothers need our help
Replies: 3
Views: 5020

Midland brothers need our help

Time to put your internet time to good use. Apparently the brothers in Midland Fire aren't getting the respect for the job they do within their community. Someone has decided to post a poll to see if the public wants to change the fire service model which has served Midland very very well for some t...
by PFD023
Fri May 18, 2012 7:20 pm
Forum: Gear and Equipment
Topic: SCBA reviews
Replies: 9
Views: 4209

[quote=""teexfire""]Hey there everyone, Im looking for some general information in regards to the types of SCBA you use on your departments (career or volunteer) I work for a career department in Northern Ontario which is currently using MSA Firehawk packs that are nearing their expiration dates. We...
by PFD023
Tue Apr 24, 2012 7:33 am
Forum: Firefighting
Topic: 91 Grumman Aerial Cat 102' Tower
Replies: 8
Views: 3128

[quote=""mike2427""]Just wondering if anyone on here has any info on this truck as we just aquired one and since the company no longer makes these vehicles, it seems any info out there is pretty vague. We need to know such things as, is it normal for the outriggers to come off the ground on the oppo...
by PFD023
Thu Apr 19, 2012 10:58 am
Forum: Gear and Equipment
Topic: Hooks
Replies: 11
Views: 3552

[quote=""LTPVFD""]All we have is the standard pike pole. :( Most have fibreglass handles, and some have wood handles. I find it difficult to maintain a grip on the fibreglass handles, especially when my gloves are wet. I'll be mentioning the NY Roof Hook to the Chief, and asking to acquire a couple ...
by PFD023
Wed Apr 18, 2012 4:02 pm
Forum: Gear and Equipment
Topic: Hooks
Replies: 11
Views: 3552

Convinced our dept. to order 3 NY Roof Hooks (Farrell hook - Fire Hooks Ultd). 6ft metal shaft with the chisel on bottom. First fire using them was about 4 days later.....those who used it (including me) will never go back to the standard fiberglass pike pole we seem to be plagued with having to wor...
by PFD023
Sun Mar 04, 2012 8:31 am
Forum: Firehall.com
Topic: March 6 - A moment of silence
Replies: 3
Views: 2507

It's up to us remember .....thanks for posting this info.
by PFD023
Tue Feb 21, 2012 5:52 am
Forum: Accreditation, College, Courses, and Testing
Topic: ARFF Training
Replies: 3
Views: 1079

The Public Safety Training Facility (at Monroe County Community College NY) offers several ARFF courses....even to out of state folks. http://www.monroecounty.gov/pstf-index.php The Community College website is down for upgrages so you'll have to wait a day or two till you can pull up the info. I've...
by PFD023
Sun Feb 19, 2012 8:23 am
Forum: Union
Topic: two hatters
Replies: 115
Views: 31714

if and when some of you get on.......take the time during your swearing in at your Local to listen to the oath you are being sworn in with......the one you are agreeing to abide by.