Tag Archives: Social Media

Medical school closes its doors before students can graduate!

The Florida Medical Training Institute is closing its doors as of December 31, 2014. The school provides training for paramedics, emergency medical technicians, and many other medical related subjects. Already employed firefighters are worried they may loose their jobs by not obtaining required certifications. A letter was given to staff and students saying: “It is with professional and personal regret ...

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Live Dispatch Audio Of Philadelphia Fire Departments Early Morning LODD.

The City of Philadelphia Fire Department announced earlier today, the Line of Duty Death of Firefighter Joyce Lewis, of Engine Company 64 (detailed to Engine Company 73) on December 9th, 2014. Live Audio Link: http://youtu.be/F9OCXBEo_Oc http://youtu.be/C43uYtKWpBk Firefighter Lewis gave the ultimate sacrifice as a result of the injuries she sustained while battling this fire in the 1600 block of Middleton ...

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A Contagion in the Fire Service

There are many training opportunities that have become available via websites and other means of audio/visual devices. As we hire and teach more firefighters, we should take advantage of those resources. Social media is flooded with online classes, websites, Facebook pages and so on… But what are we truly teaching our young and maturing firefighters? What I see is a ...

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