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Operations

Video: Burbank Fire Dept Ambulance will be at #EMSWorldExpo

Video tour and showcase of new Burbank Fire Department Ambulance that will be showcased at EMS World Expo next week. I really like videos and social media efforts like this that give EMS agencies and Fire departments an opportunity to: 1) Showcase the work we do 2) Explain the important features of an ambulance or […]

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News and Events

Posts Outside the Service Area: June 2011

Wearing a Watch When I wear a watch, which is not very often, I either wear a Timex off the shelf Ironman or a . I run and cycle with the Garmin and value the pacing information. I run foot races with the Timex and record my own mile splits. The difference between the course […]

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Video Tips

Video: Move to the Right for Red Lights and Sirens

Great Public Service Announcement video from Tuscaloosa Fire & Rescue Service, Alabama. I like this video because it: 1. Addresses a common frustration of emergency vehicle operators. 2. Involves department members in the production. 3. Uses a social media channel, YouTube, to broadly distribute the message – inside and outside of their service area. 4. […]

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News and Events

Travel Update: FDIC and Fire-Rescue Med

I have added two trips to my Spring travel schedule. Later this month I will be attending the Fire Department Instructor Conference (FDIC) in Indianapolis. I am looking forward to meeting fire instructors from around the world to learn more about how they are or would like to use online education. In May I am […]

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Firefighting Social Media Tips

The Battalion Web TV Series

New web TV series features the Milwaukee, Wisconsin Fire Department in its first episode. Visit http://www.thebattalion.tv to watch. Learn more about the filming process in an article in the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal newspaper.