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Your Eyes Are Useless When the Mind is Blind, Part III

Final in Series by Captain Dave LeBlanc Editor’s Note: Dave’s first article in this three-part series looks at lessons for the fire service from the popular book “On Combat”. You can read Part I …

Look UP, Look Out

       I know I don’t need to tell you this, but your department doesn’t have all the answers; neither does your Chief, your Training Officer or you. For that matter, no fireground or emergency scene has ever, or will ever, go flawlessly. We’re human. We’re imperfect. And that’s okay, although this doesn’t mean that we should be satisfied with the status quo, but…

Looking Back

Aluminum pistons; overhead valves with Stellite-faced exhaust valves....

Is Stalking A Tiger In The Job Description?

Specialist firefighters armed with tranquilizers have also been called out to deal with the animal.

Morning Lineup – November 13

The unnamed bus driver was randomly selected for a drug test and told to bring a urine sample in.

Spectacular Ka-Boom in Chicagoland Goes To 3 Alarms

AN ACCIDENT INSIDE THE TRUCK maintenance facility for a large bakery in Oak Park, Illinois, Tuesday afternoon triggered a series of explosions and fire that destroyed the facility.

Disgraced Fire Chief Writes New Definition of “Retired”

Barlag has mysteriously landed a sweetheart deal from the city manager that will keep him on the city payroll for two more years in a high-paying make-believe job that was created just for him.

Morning Lineup – November 11

In November 1919, President Wilson proclaimed November 11 as the first commemoration of Armistice Day

Your Eyes Are Useless When the Mind is Blind, Part II

Second in a series by Captain Dave LeBlanc   Editor’s Note: Dave’s first article in this three-part series looks at lessons for the fire service from the popular book “On Combat”. You can read Part I …

THE CONDUCTOR

NEW Drawn By Fire cartoon posted! http://community.fireengineering.com/profiles/blog/show?id=1219672%3ABlogPost%3A606134

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