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Twitter Thoughts from @TTraining for 2010-01-03…

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Twitter Thoughts from @TTraining for 2009-12-27…

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Twitter Thoughts from @TTraining for 2009-12-20…

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Twitter Thoughts from @TTraining for 2009-12-13…

  • Thanks to everyone who made this past weekend's Officer Development School a great time for both instructors &… http://bit.ly/7HesyW #
  • An excellent homemade tool modification for any truck or rescue company… http://bit.ly/5m2MmJ #
  • Hydraulic Ventilation is fast & effective, particularly for room & contents fires. Often, a fan won't even be… http://bit.ly/7PXg8a #
  • Words to live by, found on a local firehouse bulletin board.

    If it is necessary to wear your SCBA mask behind the… http://bit.ly/5GH2rQ #

  • If you use a fog nozzle…you MUST check the pattern of the stream before you enter the fire area!

    To adjust the… http://bit.ly/7j2zqA #

  • Smooth Engine Company operations are all about well coordinated teamwork. Be Combat Ready, don't be the one who… http://bit.ly/5rrw28 #
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Twitter Thoughts from @TTraining for 2009-12-06…

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Twitter Thoughts from @TTraining for 2009-11-29…

  • Sorry for the lack of activity past few days – Facebook has been acting HORRIBLY. http://bit.ly/07MAcZg #
  • Mark your calendars for the weekend of March 23, 2010… We'll be at the Lancaster County Fire Academy in PA with… http://bit.ly/5TZbEt #
  • Don't let this be YOUR saw! If you want it to take care of you when you need it, you've got to take care of your… http://bit.ly/083QXci #
  • For many, the "go to" forcible entry option is the SAW… Well, it doesn't take much to take the saw out of… http://bit.ly/7RLWML #
  • A good flashlight is essential at every fire. Carrying two (primary & backup) is HIGHLY recommended. A larger box… http://bit.ly/6xfg8A #
  • When extending attack lines off a gated wye or water thief, be sure to secure the handles in a open position using… http://bit.ly/7m8Kw5 #
  • A "rack" isn't just for standpipes – it's 100' of hose and a pipe ready to go, easily transported by 1 FF. It can… http://bit.ly/7W87RB #
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Twitter Thoughts from @TTraining for 2009-11-22…

  • I posted 25 photos on Facebook in the album "Intro to Rapid Intervention (RIT)" http://bit.ly/34QJhy #
  • Check out this video-tip from this weekend's RIT class.

    The full blog entry is available here: … http://bit.ly/rD6Mw #

  • Planning to attend FDIC 2010? Be sure to register for the pre-conference workshops on Monday featuring several… http://bit.ly/3JReOw #
  • I posted 14 photos on Facebook in the album "Intro to Rapid Intervention (RIT)" http://bit.ly/34QJhy #
  • When performed, vertical ventilation should occur directly OVER the fire. On a peaked roof – it should occur AT… http://bit.ly/3CgcMh #
  • The importance of getting a view of all sides of the fire building cannot be over-emphasized. This is a view of a… http://bit.ly/1GOiX #
  • Good shot of Detroit's "bundle load". (2) 200ft 1.5" lines connected to a wye and then to the 3". All engines… http://bit.ly/6gh3kf #
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Twitter Thoughts from @TTraining for 2009-11-15…

  • There is only so much room on an engine for hoselines – make sure you have a diverse assortment to handle all the… http://bit.ly/q8chO #
  • You can grind the shoulders of the fork to provide a steadier striking surface (arrow).

    Additionally, a set mark… http://bit.ly/21kAae #

  • Take an extra moment today, Veteran's Day, thinking of those who serve. Families with loved ones away from home… http://bit.ly/3UfQUs #
  • Remember this simple method of orientation to your exit. As simple as it is, if you don't PRACTICE with no… http://bit.ly/1xpOec #
  • Getting ready for an "Intro to RIT" class with the Susquehanna Hose Company in Havre de Grace, MD…

    What do YOU… http://bit.ly/2YG39t #

  • Getting ready for a "Intro to Rapid Intervention" class with the Susquehanna Hose Company in Havre de Grace,… http://bit.ly/1qTRc #
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Twitter Thoughts from @TTraining for 2009-11-08…

  • Horizontal ventilation takes less resources and offers more immediate benefit than vertical ventilation, offering… http://bit.ly/3m2n81 #
  • Make every effort NOT to break the glass before removing window bars. You don't need the smoke/fire hampering your… http://bit.ly/XFwsB #
  • Looking for something exciting for your training calendar? Bring our hands-on, fireground proven training to your… http://bit.ly/2Q3Nkm #
  • A good truck company should have saws for multiple applications ready to go.

    Pictured are 2 roof chainsaws, a… http://bit.ly/24Z8FP #

  • Check out our past blog posts on what some of our instructors from DCFD, FDNY, Fairfax, and Pittsburgh carry in… http://bit.ly/mBSNo #
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Twitter Thoughts from @TTraining for 2009-11-01…

  • Remember that an axe can be used as a wedge to gain a gap for the Halligan, particularly when working as a one-man… http://bit.ly/1o0Api #
  • Be sure to check out our new blog post: Video: OVM / Roof FF Helmet Cam with Tips from TT's Joe Brown http://bit.ly/bvuRV #
  • Using a grinding wheel, you can put a small notch in both sides of the axe, allowing the fork of the halligan to… http://bit.ly/2qIBR4 #
  • When venting, make the window into a DOOR. Clear the sash, all the glass, curtains, etc. In addition to maximum… http://bit.ly/mCaq5 #
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Posted by | Posted in Blog, Company News | Posted on 01-11-2009