Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Costa Rican Hydrants

The SOP for taking a hydrant in Costa Rica is, by necessity, very different than ours.

Tarining Prop Project

Help! We have four people signed up to help build the Saving Our Own Prop. If you are free this weekend, or any part there of, please contact IC Julie Owens.

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Whats Up?

The blogger is under the weather, I mean water. You can still comment or submit posts though. Comment below, or send post ideas to the training officer's email address

Thursday, January 8, 2009

New Road

A new road, Baker Vista Trail, has been added to mapbook page E04. Baker Vista shows as a short driveway in the current map book. You can find this and other new roads at

Monday, January 5, 2009

Accident Prevention?

Of the four LODDs so far this year, (and it is only Jan 5th), three are vehicle related. Two are apparently related to traveling too fast for conditions, the other lack of situational awareness. In addition to those killed several firefighters are in the hospital after being struck while working on scene and after a tender rollover. Being killed in the line of duty doesn't necessarily make you a hero; often, it is just the opposite.