Averagejake Firefighter Podcast
Summary: Averagejake Firefighter is a podcast for every firefighter from the probie to the experienced Chief Officer!
In this episode I discuss how and why I do the initial on scene report and sequence of events that precedes and follows.
In this episode I discuss the article “The Masks We Wear” by Susan Sparks and how it relates to the fire service. We ask the question what mask are you wearing and why?
In this episode Robby talks about the “crazy youngsters” and “Johnny Come Lately’s” how we are failing them, how we need to reach them, and what we should be doing to be better.
In this episode I review the water on the Fire conference 2019 with Chris Clark. We talk about all things to do with WOTF 2019 and what we are looking forward to for WOTF 2020.
In this episode I interview Jeff Morse from the Brotherhood Ride. A yearly memorial ride for all first responders. Jeff’s story is impactful and we should all dedicate ourselves to something like this. Www.brotherhoodride.com
In this episode I interview Andy from “The Water Thieves” we talk about maximizing hydrants, and moving lots of water!
In this episode I interview Coastal Fire Training’s and Suffolk Va Firefighter John Buttrick about Respectful Entry.
In this episode I interview Nicole Strait and get the perspective of the rural volunteer firefighter on a variety of topics, and why they shouldn’t be ignored.
In this episode we continue our talk about search and the controversy with the VES definition and acronym. We also share some other thoughts from fire service authors on the subject and of course provide some opinions on all of it!
In this episode I discuss Engine Company search, The Who, what, and why behind it!
In this podcast I talk about the most underutilized educational resource in the fire service, The National Fire Academy.
In this episode we interview Lt. Bobby Drake from Hanover (VA) Fire and EMS and he gives us his unique perspective on leadership, as well as discussing his CODE BLUE leadership philosophy and some lessons he learned in his first year as a company officer. Bobby will be teaching at Firehouse World in LA later this year.
In this episode I start off thanking everyone for helping along the way to 20 episodes! Then, I take a look on how risk is our business from an unusual source of inspiration. Make sure you check out all our sponsors Vanguard Safety Wear, Taylor’s Tins, Northern Star Fire, and The Fire Ground Commander Conference March 11-13 2019
In this episode I start out with a passage from the book EGO Is The Enemy, then get into the details of the recent CFT ODP that I attended. Make sure you listen to the end and support all the great companies that support me along the way like Vanguard Safety Wear, Taylors Tins, Northern Star Fire, and The Fire Ground Commander Conference
In this episode I talk about somethings to consider when faced with winter weather for the engine company and the firefighter.