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updated electrical code video at necconnect

NFPA passed on a link to a video on changes to the electrical code related to Ground Fault Circuit Interruption (GFCI).

Here's the link to the page with the video and additional information:


Live Burn in Vienna, August 17, 2013

This morning, field training staff of the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Academy conducted live fire training for the volunteer fire fighters in the county. I was lucky to be able to participate.

Training was about fire behavior, using real fire in an acquired structure, and carefully controlled ventilation to show how common fire department tactics, such as breaking windows or opening doors, can significantly impact the size and growth rate of fire, heat production in the burning building etc.


Prince Georges County 57th Avenue Significant Firefighter Injury Report

Communicating on the Front Line video

The "Communicating on the Front Line" video covers changes to the Fairfax County comms manual. View it here or in D2L.

Fairfax County Heat Relief Options: Libraries and RECenters

Burke Connection Article on Recent FF 2016 grads

AHA CAB BLS for Healthcare Providers


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