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Firefighters Heated Up After Hydrants Get Welded Shut!

Firefighters are heated up after the Bear Valley Joint Authority (BVJA) welded shut fire hydrants. The  BVJA has welded shut the 4 1/2 in discharges on fire hydrants, in fear that too much water flowed could collapse their water mains. Firefighters stated that they where never notified that this was or would happen to the hydrants in their response area. ...

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MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. Firefighters Burned While Battling House Fire

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. firefighters received minor burns while battling a residential building fire Wednesday afternoon. The fire burned most of the house before it was brought under control. Local 10 news helicopter was able to capture dramatic video as one firefighter was pulled from the building receiving burns from the intense heat. The residents and their animals where all able tobe pulled ...

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Paramedic Refuses to Respond to Pediatric Arrest!

A paramedic with the Detroit Fire Department is under fire, after refusing to respond to a pediatric cardiac arrest.  The medic was in a quick response vehicle only 9 tenths of a mile away when requested to respond. A link is provided below to the new coverage out of Detroit.   CLICK HERE for news story. Hooks and Hooligans News ...

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The Basics: Don’t put the Cart before the Horse

​ We hear it a lot. “We need to get back to basics”. “We have to make sure we train on the basics”. “We can’t forget about the basics”. I get it. It’s true. But I actually like to call them fundamentals, instead of basics, and there’s good reason for this. Regardless of what you call them, Many view these skill and ...

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IRON FOX AXE

IRON FOX AXE The Iron Fox Axe is one of the newest tools on the market. It touts a weight of 7 1/2 pounds for both the head and handle, and can be ordered in lengths from 28 inches to 36 inches. This axe is also available with a notched head to marry your halligan. Each axe is 100% made ...

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How much do we risk for an “Abandoned Structure”?

How much do we risk for an abandoned structure? It is an age old question, “How much will we risk for an abandoned/vacant house?” Is the risk worth the potential benefits? Are there any potential benefits? And lastly, what are we to gain? First we must discuss the various types of abandoned properties. In my mind, abandoned is different than vacant. ...

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Firefighters Battle Fire in -30 Degree Weather

Saratoga County, New York. The Malta Ridge fire department responded to a structure fire this morning with mutual aid from Jonesville and Round Lake Fire Departments. Firefighters faced temperatures in double-digit negatives. Arriving units had a fully involved house fire. Firefighters made an aggressive push to knock the fire down quickly, but the weather was working against them. Firefighters were ...

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