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Elkhart's Brass Tacks Hard Facts

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If you are a company officer looking for training material, look no further! The Brass Tacks Hard Facts video series provides practical tactics and fact based information on engine company weapons selection, presented by firefighters with street credibility: Curt Isakson, Brian Brush, Jeff Shupe, Jerry Knapp, Jerry Herbst, and Chris Martin. Hats off to Elkhart Brass for developing such useful training tool! Click here to check out the videos.

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5 Firefighter Gift Ideas

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5 Firefighter Gift Ideas We have compiled a list of gift ideas for the firefighter on your Christmas list. 1. Hoods Firefighter's can always use a new or spare hood. They make great stocking stuffers! We have a wide variety in-stock to choose from! Shop here  2. Night Stick: Helmet Mounted Light A helmet light is a must have for a firefighter. The helmet light from Night Stick is a great light at a reasonable price. Shop here 3. Boston Leather: 3 Radio Strap 3 Piece Combo Carrying your radio on a radio strap is a safe way to keep...

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A Guideline For Washing Your Firefighting Hood

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A Guideline For Washing Your Firefighting Hood   When you received your last new hood did you take the time to read all the information that was attached to it that explains how to take care of and clean it? If you’re anything like me all this information was discarded along with the packaging. We need to change our mentality and take the time to educate ourselves on how to care for and clean our hood! It could save our lives! With the extremely high cancer rates among firefighter’s we need to take every measure possible to reduce our risk!...

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Wash Your PPE!

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Gone are the days of seeing who can have the dirtiest turnout gear! Too many of our brothers and sisters are getting and dying from cancer! We need to clean up our act and change our mentality! Watch video >>> http://wtnh.com/2015/03/06/firefighter-hoods-possibly-leading-to-cancer/ I have personally lost firefighters with whom I was close with as a result of cancer and it has had a profound effect on me. Our job is dangerous enough! I encourage you to take the time and do a little preventative maintenance and clean your PPE!  Remember to follow the manufacturers cleaning instructions. Take care, Brett Graves

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QUICKSTOP Multi-Tool

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The Firefighting Depot is excited to add the QUICKSTOP Multi-Tool to our list of product offerings! The QUICKSTOP Multi-Tool is the creation of San Diego Engineer/Paramedic Matt Scarpuzzi. Your may have seen Matt and the QUICKSTOP Multi-Tool before! On the April 11, 2014 episode of ABC's Shark Tank, Matt dove in with the Sharks to seek an investment in his product. Although he was given offers, he was unable to secure a deal.  The QUICKSTOP Multi-Tool is a great tool that in the hands of firefighters can SAVE thousands of dollars in water damage. Matt and his QUICKSTOP team with be at...

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