What is an SCBA (self-contained breathing apparatus)?……find out in this episode of The Fire-Rescue Show! To find out more information on SCBA’s, please click here or call your local fire department.
Flood waters are VERY dangerous! “A mere 6 inches of fast-moving flood water can knock over an adult” said the CDC. Please visit the National Weather Service website for more info.
In this week’s show Jared has Firefighter/Paramedic Rusty Barnard from the Rockland Fire & EMS Department and he is also EMS Chief at the Thomaston Ambulance Service. They talk about everything from what the difficulties of EMS Chief are, to what he would like to improve on with Thomaston EMS. Please tune in and find out a whole lot more!!
Thomaston Ambulance Service – Facebook
Rockland Fire & EMS Department
In this week’s episode Jared replaces the “topic” with three “Fire News” stories. Here are the links to all of the Full stories:
Livermore Falls fatal fire
These are exciting but sad stories, and I hope you liked them.
In this week’s interview Jared has Chief Phil Beehler who is a Battalion Chief with the Brighton Fire & Rescue District in Colorado on the show. Chief Beehler also has a woodworking hobby/business and makes models of 1/18th scale wooden fire trucks (he makes YOUR truck). Listen in to find out a whole LOT MORE about his department and woodworking business! Put in an order now by going to his website: sixfingerfiremen.com.
I am not having the Fire New’s segment this week because the interview is about 17-18 minutes long, so I decided to just not have it this week.
This week’s topic is about Fire Department fundraisers or “fill-the-boot” as some departments call it. They raise money for new equipment, new trucks, and even money for the Fallen Firefighters Foundation and more. It would be great if you could donate at least $5 when they have those events. I think they would really appreciate it and it would help them out as well! Tune in and find out more!
In the Fire Safety segment this week Jared talks about and gives you a few tips about having camp fires in your backyard. A few things that you must have or do are:
This week’s guest is Sgt. Olaf Sigaud from the Thomaston, Maine Police Department. We talk about everything from “what the duties are for a Police Officer on a Fire Scene” to “why he decided to become a Police Officer” and a whole lot more! So plug-in your earphones and start listening!
No fire safety this week because I have an interview.
In this week’s Fire News Segment I tell you an awesome story that is from the FireRescue1.com website. An Assistant Fire Chief caught a baby from a two-story apartment when it caught on fire. Big congratulations to him! Click here for the whole article.
No interview this week so just a regular show today.
In this weeks topic I tell 2 more of my favorite stories of trucks responding, which are actually on video on my Youtube Channel. Please tune in to find out more about both stories.
I also give great tips in the Fire Safety segment including:
In this week’s episode Jared has another interview, this time with Scott Orr. He is the host of Code 3 – The Firefighters’ Podcast! “Scott is an award-winning journalist (Emmy, Edward R. Murrow, Associated Press) who has covered Fire/EMS/Police for most of his 30+ year career in news.” Scott and I talk about everything from how Code 3 started to his favorite part about podcasting.
Please tune in to find out more!
This week’s topic Jared discuses the differences between Aerial Tiller trucks, Towers, Ladders, and Quints. I wish I had some pictures but unfortunately I don’t so I am unable to post any on here. But if you don’t know what tiller ladder truck looks like then just google it.
In this weeks episode there is no interview, but next week Jared WILL be having one with Scott Orr, Host of Code 3 – The Firefighters’ Podcast, so stay tuned for that!!!!
In this weeks episode of The Fire-Rescue Show Jared has his first interview!!!! It is with the Chief from the Rockland, Maine Fire Department, Chief Chris Whytock. He tells his story from how he got interested in firefighting, to how he became Chief, and a lot more. So thank you Chief Whytock for coming on!