Lawrence Gas Explosions and York Village Fire Food – TFRS #17

In this episode of The Fire-Rescue Jared talks about the Lawrence, MA gas explosions.  There were TONS of explosions in which at least 25 people were injured.  For the whole article and some pictures click here.

In the Fire Safety segment Jared gives some tips of what to do during or after a hurricane.  You can find some more info here.

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Bath Structure Fire and Rockport’s New Squad – TFRS #16

Ok, I am finally back after my mini “vacation”!

For the topic this week we talk about the new Squad 25 that Rockport FD bought.  It is a 2018 E-ONE Rescue/Pumper, an awesome rig!  Here are some of the features that it has, also check out the photo below!

1,500 GPM Pump

750-gallon tank

30 gallons of foam

CAFS System.  Compressed Air Foam System

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No Episode this Week, Host has been BUSY!!! – The Fire-Rescue Show

Hey listeners, just wanted to let you know that I will not be having an episode this week of TFRS.  I have been extremely busy and just didn’t have the time for it.  But I WILL be back on September 6th with another episode.  I am planing some really exciting episodes so stay tuned for that.  Thanks for listening!

Also, if you haven’t been keeping up to date on my CoolFireTrucks YouTube Channel, I have some new videos and I am working on a few right now that should be out in a few days.  And make sure to subscribe, then you won’t miss a video!  Thanks for watching.

Have a great day!

Interview with Dispatcher Jess Ward – TFRS #15

What is it like to be a dispatcher?  Find out in this episode of The Fire-Rescue Show!  Jared has Dispatcher Jess Ward from the Knox County Communications Center on the podcast this week.  They talk about: from what dispatchers do, to what the funniest call they’ve had is, and much more!  They also go through the hiring process.  So if your interested, apply today at the Knox County Dispatch Center!

I have decided that if the interviews are over twenty minutes, I will not have the Fire News segment.  The episode would get too long if it was included.

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SCBA and Fryeburg Fair Fire – TFRS #14

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.

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Interview with EMS Chief Rusty Barnard – TFRS #13

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

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Chief Beehler Interview_Six Finger Firemen Woodworking – TFRS #11

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:

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.

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Fundraising and Deputy Cole – TFRS #10

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:

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Police Talk with Sgt. Olaf Sigaud – TFRS #9

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 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.

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