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    I am looking at Grants and I need some direction on what Brands of Boats other departments on the coast have had Good Experiences with and what was not a Good product.  We do need fire suppression as well as rescue in the surf, so it needs to be easily ... More

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    Hi Folks, Back when I was the deputy chief in my volunteer department I initiated a weekly blog called Spark Notes.  It was a way to improve communication among our members, share training info and so forth.  Most issues opened with a fire quote.  Since ... More

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    After reading everything, it seems that we all have similar problems, I can only speak about the two stations that I cover (my primary and second due area).  My department is a combination Urban & Rural Division (paid/volunteer as they [dept.] call it).  ... More

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    With our department, we had to first take online S-130; S-190; and S-180 from NWGS before we could do the hands on, every year we do a refresher to maintain our "Red Card", currently I'm a FFT2 WTOP, which I'll be giving up this year. ------------------------------ ... More

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