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Making a Difference in Quebec!

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In April of 2011, Brotherhood Instructors conducted 3 days of "Beyond the Academy: Forcible Entry Operations" training at the IPIQ training facility in Laval Quebec.  The IPIQ is the province wide training facility for all career firefighters in Quebec and roughly translates to: "Institute for the Protection Against the Fires of Quebec".  After class last […]

Sprinklered Basement Fire – By: Kevin Legacy

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The fire was in the basement (laundry room) of a 3 story attached multiple dwelling. The next report from units in the basement was “searches will be delayed due to poor visibility”.

This is no place to come up with a plan!

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When people are trapped and fire conditions severe, there is no time for rapidly arriving first alarm companies to formulate an incident action plan, communicate assignments, and evaluate the effect.

A Tribute to Major Richard Winters, Easy Company

I believe that all firefighters and fire officers in today’s fire service can take a lesson from Major Winters.

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We specialize in the basic fundamentals of firefighting. While we believe that hazardous materials, terrorism, emergency medical and the various rescue disciplines are essential parts of the Fire Service, we also think that the basic fundamentals of firefighting have been overlooked in recent years. We are here to help turn that trend in the other direction.

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