Tag Archives: Andrew Brassard

Name This Tool – We Need Some Help

Brother Blodgett sent these pictures over of an old school tool. It has been riding a rig for decades. No markings or names on it. We are trying to identify the story behind it. If you know the name or have any information please share. Brother Brassard is on the hunt for answers as well.

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Barn Burner, Hand In a Fish Slicer, & More Locks

October is alway a busy month with fire prevention activities, so here are a few topics to get your training geared back up. Ultimately, we have to expect fire, expect entrapments, and expect to break stuff. There are a bunch of links throughout this post to help with a company drill or table top discussion.

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Old Fire Engines, Jack Team Work, and Team Triathlon Training

As always with a post, we try to add a training piece you can add to your tackle box. This time the training piece is going to be quick and first thing then on to a pretty exciting bit of history at the firehouse yesterday followed by a bit of physical fitness. Get the training piece at least and keep reading for a little extra.

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Meat Grinder – Machinery Rescue

Every community has the potential for these extremely involved rescues. Brass said he remembers talking about meat grinder rescue with a couple guys on his crew while getting a meal at a Polish Deli. One of the guys said, "how the hell could someone get there hand stuck in a meat grinder?" As he was saying that, they turned around and saw a woman in her 70's pushing meat down an electric grinder with her bare hands. WARNING: SOME PICTURES ARE GRAPHIC

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