Short and sweet update today. If you remember, Willie and I were interviewed for the 100th episode of “Caught on Camera” on MSNBC. It should be airing in the next couple of weeks, but I am not sure exactly. Hopefully we sound like we know what we are talking about!
The Fire Critic Facebook page continues to stay busy with “Questions from a Brother”…I am currently backlogged about a dozen questions. Hopefully I will get to each one of them. Keep track of what is going on by checking out the Fire Critic Facebook Page here.
Firefighter Product Reviews – There are two recent reviews on FireProductReview.com. The site offers you the ability to rate the products as well. You can do it without even logging in! Check out: Ladder Pride by Firehouse Pride and FDCam.com 720p High-Def Helmet Camera. Don’t worry, there are plenty more reviews in the works.
STATter911.com – Dave reminds us why we call his site “Whacker Central” with this video he claims was a Super Bowl Commercial (but no one saw it): The Super Bowl Commercial You Didn’t See: So God Made the Fire Department Engineer”. Don’t waste your time… although there is a cameo by Captain Wines in it (He probably doesn’t know it yet though).
Fire Service Warrior – Jason Jefferies offers us “Confessions of a Die-Hard Truckie“. A great read explaining the role of the “Roof Shepherds”.
IronFiremen.com – Captain Wines continues to get back into the swing of things with this latest post “I Don’t Know…”
Backstep Firefighter – Bill Carey offers a video showing a Fire Buff getting the kinks out of a hoseline. Check out “Kinks. Even a Buff Knows How to Chase Them.”
First Due Tackle – Paul Hasenmeier offers a post on “Some Reusable Rope Training”
BoronExtrication.com – Michael Smith offers a look at the “2013 Cadillac ATS Body Structure“. This is an excellent site for extrication resources and training.
Fire Law Blog – The Brentwood FD in Long Island just found out they had a $5.2 million dollar surplus from an audit. What to do? What to do? Read about it here “NY Audit Discloses a Huge What?”
Firefighter Nation – Study Shows Firefighters Don’t Get Enough Sleep
Model City Firefighter – Brian Edwards has joined Andrew Catron on the blog. Brian writes about “Competing with the Best”
Urban Firefighter Magazine – Ray writes about “Imitation is the Sincerest Form of Copying“.