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    AFG Safer Grant

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    First let me say THANK YOU ALL for the services you provide daily to your communities. TOGETHER we call all make this world a better place to live & work. Does anyone have an inside scoop when the SAFER GRANT application period may be opened? I have searched ... More

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    Jimmy, Consider absorbing everything you can from the current training program and the training officer, but ask him if there is any training outside of the department he thinks you would benefit from. Read trade magazines and watch online videos. In ... More

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    RE: Training thoughts

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    Hey Jimmy, Great question.  Over the years I found a lot of great youtube training videos geared specifically for the kind of issues you raise.  For example, I remember one video that demonstrated how one fire fighter could use a ladder to haul bunch ... More

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    RE: Training thoughts

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    I would suggest doing more case studies on similar calls to what you would see. We are also a small rural department and talking about ways other departments handle their calls that we may do differently is enlightening. Also, Google Earth is a great ... More

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