Fire Service Marketing – Try Doing It Better

We are killing our profession with poor fire service marketing. Over and over we see articles, white papers, and opinions on the negatives of the fire service. No wonder there is a recruitment and retention challenge. The fire service will provide you a great career with solid pay, benefits, a second family, and retirement. Check with those that came before ...

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New SCHOOL BUS EXTRICATION book

Purchase School Bus Extrication HERE  Contact Paul Hasenmeier at 419-656-5884 to host one of these programs at your fire department, school district, conference, college, or local training event. SEMINARS:  School Bus Extrication (2 hours) – Imagine arriving on scene to find an overturned school bus with students trapped, injured, and screaming for help. Whether you are in an ambulance or a fire engine, ...

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Extrication Tool Wraps / Bucket

Everyone doesn't have to load down their turnout gear with tools for vehicle extrication. These simple wraps/bucket can be deployed by the officer or designated member of the crew at working extrications.

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Lifting and Moving Rat Maze

Andrew Brassard made a maze prop that weighs a couple hundred pounds. The idea is to use pry bars, airbags, wedges, cribbing, rabbit tools, spreaders, and other tools to manipulate the box and get a small ball from one end to the other.

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Deerfield Twp Rescue 57

I dropped in to see Battalion Chief Doug Wehmeyer at the main Deerfield Twp firehouse a few days ago. After some command training and dinner, he finally let me see the rescue truck.

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