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DTFF: The Volunteer Firefighter Podcast - Down To Fight Fire

Down To Fight Fire

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DTFF: The Volunteer Firefighter Podcast - Down To Fight Fire

DTFF: The Volunteer Firefighter Podcast - Down To Fight Fire

Down To Fight Fire

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Firefighters are problem solvers whose role requires them to be on their best day whilst others are having their worst day, and while we do not claim to be perfect we are willing to put our lives on the line to try. It’s during the trying that we continue to develop the mindset, tactics, and training that allow us to be effective, safe and successful where it’s needed the most, and by sharing our experiences we hope that it may help other Fire Departments in creating what works for them. Stay Safe Fire Family & Stay DTFF!

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E111 - Nick Hilton Interview

EWe have Nick Hilton on the show, Host of the Brotherhood Academy Radio (BAR) Podcast, Pierce sales rep, dedicated Husband and father of soon to be 3 children! Nick has been in the fire service for 19 years and is a liutenant at York Fire Department in Maine. Nick is a good friend of ours and believes strongly in spreading the knowledge of what works to everyone in the service! WHO WE ARE As a group of Rural Volunteer Firefighters, our Fire Department has built our firefighter training from both old and new tactics in the fire service and adapted them to fit the realities of equipment, manpower, and costs around what our community requires. WHAT WE DO We create video, audio and written word content to share these training and tactics methods with our Brothers and Sisters in our extended fire families, and to showcase to those that may be interested in becoming firefighters the fun you can have and the amazing skills and abilities you get to learn, whilst keeping the lives of the people around you safe! WHY WE SHARE Firefighters are problem solvers whose role requires them to be on their best day whilst others are having their worst day, and while we do not claim to be perfect we are willing to put our lives on the line to try. It’s during the trying that we continue to develop the mindset, tactics, and training that allow us to be effective, safe and successful where it’s needed the most, and by sharing our experiences we hope that it may help other Fire Departments in creating what works for them to help bring everyone home safe. THANKYOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT If you would like to help support us then you can visit us by clicking the link to your favorite social media platform below to Subscribe and be the first to see more of our content! Stay Safe Fire Family and Stay DTFF! TO LISTEN TO THE PODCAST ON YOUR FAVOURITE APP CLICK THE LINK BELOW https://anchor.fm/vff JOIN OUR FIRE FAMILY - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ - Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/dtffpodcast/?hl=en - YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBnJUapYv-APV_vavv_nTLQ/ - TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@downtofightfire - LinedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dtff-the-volunteer-firefighter-podcast-6b8b12199/ WHAT WE HIGHLIGHT IN OUR CONTENT Firefighter Training Firefighter Tactics Firefighter Interviews Firefighter Wellness & Mental Health Leadership Product Reviews Product Discounts CAUSES WE SUPPORT - https://www.StopTheBleed.org/ - Learn how to Stop The Bleed TODAY and get better prepared to save your life and the lives of those around you - HTTP://www.2ndAlarm.org - Firefighter numbers are Down and so 2nd Alarm is ringing the bell to call those brave enough to join us! TOOLS & EQUIPMENT WE LIKE - DISCOUNT CODES - https://ca.motisfirerescue.com/ - Snagger (hose handling) Tool, Wedges, kit pouches and more! MOTIS Discount Code: Use the code DTFF5 to save 5% off your order - https://rzmask.com/ - High-quality air filtration masks! RZ MASK Discount Code: Use the code DTFF to save 30% on your order - https://ignitionusa.us/ - Soft entry tools! SEARAT Discount Code: Use the code DTFF2020 for 20% off your order #DTFFpodcast #DownToFightFire #Firefighting #Volunteer #Firefighter #FireFamily #Firefighters #EMS #Rescue #Fire #Emergency #FireDepartment #FirstResponders #Firedept #FireDepartment #FireHouse #FireRescue #ThinRedLine #FireService #BrotherHood #SisterHood #FireFighterLife #Fireman #VolunteerFirefighter #VolunteerFirefighters #StopTheBleed #StayDTFF

75 min2 d ago
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E111 - Nick Hilton Interview

E110 - Structure Fires, Bail Out, Search Teams, Patient Rescue & RIT

EStructure Fires, Bail Out, Search Teams, Patient Rescue & RIT we get into it all this week as we discuss our most recent training rotations. WHO WE ARE As a group of Rural Volunteer Firefighters, our Fire Department has built our firefighter training from both old and new tactics in the fire service and adapted them to fit the realities of equipment, manpower, and costs around what our community requires. WHAT WE DO We create video, audio and written word content to share these training and tactics methods with our Brothers and Sisters in our extended fire families, and to showcase to those that may be interested in becoming firefighters the fun you can have and the amazing skills and abilities you get to learn, whilst keeping the lives of the people around you safe! WHY WE SHARE Firefighters are problem solvers whose role requires them to be on their best day whilst others are having their worst day, and while we do not claim to be perfect we are willing to put our lives on the line to try. It’s during the trying that we continue to develop the mindset, tactics, and training that allow us to be effective, safe and successful where it’s needed the most, and by sharing our experiences we hope that it may help other Fire Departments in creating what works for them to help bring everyone home safe. THANKYOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT If you would like to help support us then you can visit us by clicking the link to your favorite social media platform below to Subscribe and be the first to see more of our content! Stay Safe Fire Family and Stay DTFF! TO LISTEN TO THE PODCAST ON YOUR FAVOURITE APP CLICK THE LINK BELOW https://anchor.fm/vff JOIN OUR FIRE FAMILY - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ - Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/dtffpodcast/?hl=en - YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBnJUapYv-APV_vavv_nTLQ/ - TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@downtofightfire - LinedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dtff-the-volunteer-firefighter-podcast-6b8b12199/ WHAT WE HIGHLIGHT IN OUR CONTENT Firefighter Training Firefighter Tactics Firefighter Interviews Firefighter Wellness & Mental Health Leadership Product Reviews Product Discounts CAUSES WE SUPPORT - https://www.StopTheBleed.org/ - Learn how to Stop The Bleed TODAY and get better prepared to save your life and the lives of those around you - HTTP://www.2ndAlarm.org - Firefighter numbers are Down and so 2nd Alarm is ringing the bell to call those brave enough to join us! TOOLS & EQUIPMENT WE LIKE - DISCOUNT CODES - https://ca.motisfirerescue.com/ - Snagger (hose handling) Tool, Wedges, kit pouches and more! MOTIS Discount Code: Use the code DTFF5 to save 5% off your order - https://rzmask.com/ - High-quality air filtration masks! RZ MASK Discount Code: Use the code DTFF to save 30% on your order - https://ignitionusa.us/ - Soft entry tools! SEARAT Discount Code: Use the code DTFF2020 for 20% off your order #DTFFpodcast #DownToFightFire #Firefighting #Volunteer #Firefighter #FireFamily #Firefighters #EMS #Rescue #Fire #Emergency #FireDepartment #FirstResponders #Firedept #FireDepartment #FireHouse #FireRescue #ThinRedLine #FireService #BrotherHood #SisterHood #FireFighterLife #Fireman #VolunteerFirefighter #VolunteerFirefighters #StopTheBleed #StayDTFF

64 min1 w ago
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E110 - Structure Fires, Bail Out, Search Teams, Patient Rescue & RIT

E109 - Campfire Stories

EHunting camp is made for Stories, so listen in as we all tell one of our funny firefighter tales! WHO WE ARE As a group of Rural Volunteer Firefighters, our Fire Department has built our firefighter training from both old and new tactics in the fire service and adapted them to fit the realities of equipment, manpower, and costs around what our community requires. WHAT WE DO We create video, audio and written word content to share these training and tactics methods with our Brothers and Sisters in our extended fire families, and to showcase to those that may be interested in becoming firefighters the fun you can have and the amazing skills and abilities you get to learn, whilst keeping the lives of the people around you safe! WHY WE SHARE Firefighters are problem solvers whose role requires them to be on their best day whilst others are having their worst day, and while we do not claim to be perfect we are willing to put our lives on the line to try. It’s during the trying that we continue to develop the mindset, tactics, and training that allow us to be effective, safe and successful where it’s needed the most, and by sharing our experiences we hope that it may help other Fire Departments in creating what works for them to help bring everyone home safe. THANKYOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT If you would like to help support us then you can visit us by clicking the link to your favorite social media platform below to Subscribe and be the first to see more of our content! Stay Safe Fire Family and Stay DTFF! TO LISTEN TO THE PODCAST ON YOUR FAVOURITE APP CLICK THE LINK BELOW https://anchor.fm/vff JOIN OUR FIRE FAMILY - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ - Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/dtffpodcast/?hl=en - YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBnJUapYv-APV_vavv_nTLQ/ - TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@downtofightfire - LinedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dtff-the-volunteer-firefighter-podcast-6b8b12199/ WHAT WE HIGHLIGHT IN OUR CONTENT Firefighter Training Firefighter Tactics Firefighter Interviews Firefighter Wellness & Mental Health Leadership Product Reviews Product Discounts CAUSES WE SUPPORT - https://www.StopTheBleed.org/ - Learn how to Stop The Bleed TODAY and get better prepared to save your life and the lives of those around you - HTTP://www.2ndAlarm.org - Firefighter numbers are Down and so 2nd Alarm is ringing the bell to call those brave enough to join us! TOOLS & EQUIPMENT WE LIKE - DISCOUNT CODES - https://ca.motisfirerescue.com/ - Snagger (hose handling) Tool, Wedges, kit pouches and more! MOTIS Discount Code: Use the code DTFF5 to save 5% off your order - https://rzmask.com/ - High-quality air filtration masks! RZ MASK Discount Code: Use the code DTFF to save 30% on your order - https://ignitionusa.us/ - Soft entry tools! SEARAT Discount Code: Use the code DTFF2020 for 20% off your order #DTFFpodcast #DownToFightFire #Firefighting #Volunteer #Firefighter #FireFamily #Firefighters #EMS #Rescue #Fire #Emergency #FireDepartment #FirstResponders #Firedept #FireDepartment #FireHouse #FireRescue #ThinRedLine #FireService #BrotherHood #SisterHood #FireFighterLife #Fireman #VolunteerFirefighter #VolunteerFirefighters #StopTheBleed #StayDTFF

56 min1 w ago
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E109 - Campfire Stories

E108 - Floating Hose Rescue & the Epic Training Scenario

EWe have a full house including the Chief in the studio to talk about our latest tests with the inflatable hose and discuss our Epic training scenario with Car Fires, Structure Fires, Entrapment, RIT, Positive Pressure ventilation, and even some ladder rescue! WHO WE ARE As a group of Rural Volunteer Firefighters, our Fire Department has built our firefighter training from both old and new tactics in the fire service and adapted them to fit the realities of equipment, manpower, and costs around what our community requires. WHAT WE DO We create video, audio and written word content to share these training and tactics methods with our Brothers and Sisters in our extended fire families, and to showcase to those that may be interested in becoming firefighters the fun you can have and the amazing skills and abilities you get to learn, whilst keeping the lives of the people around you safe! WHY WE SHARE Firefighters are problem solvers whose role requires them to be on their best day whilst others are having their worst day, and while we do not claim to be perfect we are willing to put our lives on the line to try. It’s during the trying that we continue to develop the mindset, tactics, and training that allow us to be effective, safe and successful where it’s needed the most, and by sharing our experiences we hope that it may help other Fire Departments in creating what works for them to help bring everyone home safe. THANKYOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT If you would like to help support us then you can visit us by clicking the link to your favorite social media platform below to Subscribe and be the first to see more of our content! Stay Safe Fire Family and Stay DTFF! TO LISTEN TO THE PODCAST ON YOUR FAVOURITE APP CLICK THE LINK BELOW https://anchor.fm/vff JOIN OUR FIRE FAMILY - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ - Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/dtffpodcast/?hl=en - YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBnJUapYv-APV_vavv_nTLQ/ - TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@downtofightfire - LinedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dtff-the-volunteer-firefighter-podcast-6b8b12199/ WHAT WE HIGHLIGHT IN OUR CONTENT Firefighter Training Firefighter Tactics Firefighter Interviews Firefighter Wellness & Mental Health Leadership Product Reviews Product Discounts CAUSES WE SUPPORT - https://www.StopTheBleed.org/ - Learn how to Stop The Bleed TODAY and get better prepared to save your life and the lives of those around you - HTTP://www.2ndAlarm.org - Firefighter numbers are Down and so 2nd Alarm is ringing the bell to call those brave enough to join us! TOOLS & EQUIPMENT WE LIKE - DISCOUNT CODES - https://ca.motisfirerescue.com/ - Snagger (hose handling) Tool, Wedges, kit pouches and more! MOTIS Discount Code: Use the code DTFF5 to save 5% off your order - https://rzmask.com/ - High-quality air filtration masks! RZ MASK Discount Code: Use the code DTFF to save 30% on your order - https://ignitionusa.us/ - Soft entry tools! SEARAT Discount Code: Use the code DTFF2020 for 20% off your order #DTFFpodcast #DownToFightFire #Firefighting #Volunteer #Firefighter #FireFamily #Firefighters #EMS #Rescue #Fire #Emergency #FireDepartment #FirstResponders #Firedept #FireDepartment #FireHouse #FireRescue #ThinRedLine #FireService #BrotherHood #SisterHood #FireFighterLife #Fireman #VolunteerFirefighter #VolunteerFirefighters #StopTheBleed #StayDTFF

65 minSEP 28
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E108 - Floating Hose Rescue & the Epic Training Scenario

E107 - Firefighter Practical Exam - Breakdown

EWe go through our Firefighter Practical Exam and break it down step by step and follow each point up with the importance of why! WHO WE ARE As a group of Rural Volunteer Firefighters, our Fire Department has built our firefighter training from both old and new tactics in the fire service and adapted them to fit the realities of equipment, manpower, and costs around what our community requires. WHAT WE DO We create video, audio and written word content to share these training and tactics methods with our Brothers and Sisters in our extended fire families, and to showcase to those that may be interested in becoming firefighters the fun you can have and the amazing skills and abilities you get to learn, whilst keeping the lives of the people around you safe! WHY WE SHARE Firefighters are problem solvers whose role requires them to be on their best day whilst others are having their worst day, and while we do not claim to be perfect we are willing to put our lives on the line to try. It’s during the trying that we continue to develop the mindset, tactics, and training that allow us to be effective, safe and successful where it’s needed the most, and by sharing our experiences we hope that it may help other Fire Departments in creating what works for them to help bring everyone home safe. THANKYOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT If you would like to help support us then you can visit us by clicking the link to your favorite social media platform below to Subscribe and be the first to see more of our content! Stay Safe Fire Family and Stay DTFF! TO LISTEN TO THE PODCAST ON YOUR FAVOURITE APP CLICK THE LINK BELOW https://anchor.fm/vff JOIN OUR FIRE FAMILY - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ - Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/dtffpodcast/?hl=en - YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBnJUapYv-APV_vavv_nTLQ/ - TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@downtofightfire - LinedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dtff-the-volunteer-firefighter-podcast-6b8b12199/ WHAT WE HIGHLIGHT IN OUR CONTENT Firefighter Training Firefighter Tactics Firefighter Interviews Firefighter Wellness & Mental Health Leadership Product Reviews Product Discounts CAUSES WE SUPPORT - https://www.StopTheBleed.org/ - Learn how to Stop The Bleed TODAY and get better prepared to save your life and the lives of those around you - HTTP://www.2ndAlarm.org - Firefighter numbers are Down and so 2nd Alarm is ringing the bell to call those brave enough to join us! TOOLS & EQUIPMENT WE LIKE - DISCOUNT CODES - https://ca.motisfirerescue.com/ - Snagger (hose handling) Tool, Wedges, kit pouches and more! MOTIS Discount Code: Use the code DTFF5 to save 5% off your order - https://rzmask.com/ - High-quality air filtration masks! RZ MASK Discount Code: Use the code DTFF to save 30% on your order - https://ignitionusa.us/ - Soft entry tools! SEARAT Discount Code: Use the code DTFF2020 for 20% off your order #DTFFpodcast #DownToFightFire #Firefighting #Volunteer #Firefighter #FireFamily #Firefighters #EMS #Rescue #Fire #Emergency #FireDepartment #FirstResponders #Firedept #FireDepartment #FireHouse #FireRescue #ThinRedLine #FireService #BrotherHood #SisterHood #FireFighterLife #Fireman #VolunteerFirefighter #VolunteerFirefighters #StopTheBleed #StayDTFF

110 minSEP 21
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E107 - Firefighter Practical Exam - Breakdown

E106 - PPE in the Pool and the pros and cons of First Responder

EEver wondered what would happen if you fell in a pool in full turn out gear and Air pack? We we did too! Listen in on how that went as well as our discussion on the pros and cons of the First Responder program that we are moving towards taking soon. WHO WE ARE As a group of Rural Volunteer Firefighters, our Fire Department has built our firefighter training from both old and new tactics in the fire service and adapted them to fit the realities of equipment, manpower, and costs around what our community requires. WHAT WE DO We create video, audio and written word content to share these training and tactics methods with our Brothers and Sisters in our extended fire families, and to showcase to those that may be interested in becoming firefighters the fun you can have and the amazing skills and abilities you get to learn, whilst keeping the lives of the people around you safe! WHY WE SHARE Firefighters are problem solvers whose role requires them to be on their best day whilst others are having their worst day, and while we do not claim to be perfect we are willing to put our lives on the line to try. It’s during the trying that we continue to develop the mindset, tactics, and training that allow us to be effective, safe and successful where it’s needed the most, and by sharing our experiences we hope that it may help other Fire Departments in creating what works for them to help bring everyone home safe. THANKYOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT If you would like to help support us then you can visit us by clicking the link to your favorite social media platform below to Subscribe and be the first to see more of our content! Stay Safe Fire Family and Stay DTFF! TO LISTEN TO THE PODCAST ON YOUR FAVOURITE APP CLICK THE LINK BELOW https://anchor.fm/vff JOIN OUR FIRE FAMILY - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ - Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/dtffpodcast/?hl=en - YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBnJUapYv-APV_vavv_nTLQ/ - TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@downtofightfire - LinedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dtff-the-volunteer-firefighter-podcast-6b8b12199/ WHAT WE HIGHLIGHT IN OUR CONTENT Firefighter Training Firefighter Tactics Firefighter Interviews Firefighter Wellness & Mental Health Leadership Product Reviews Product Discounts CAUSES WE SUPPORT - https://www.StopTheBleed.org/ - Learn how to Stop The Bleed TODAY and get better prepared to save your life and the lives of those around you - HTTP://www.2ndAlarm.org - Firefighter numbers are Down and so 2nd Alarm is ringing the bell to call those brave enough to join us! TOOLS & EQUIPMENT WE LIKE - DISCOUNT CODES - https://ca.motisfirerescue.com/ - Snagger (hose handling) Tool, Wedges, kit pouches and more! MOTIS Discount Code: Use the code DTFF5 to save 5% off your order - https://rzmask.com/ - High-quality air filtration masks! RZ MASK Discount Code: Use the code DTFF to save 30% on your order - https://ignitionusa.us/ - Soft entry tools! SEARAT Discount Code: Use the code DTFF2020 for 20% off your order #DTFFpodcast #DownToFightFire #Firefighting #Volunteer #Firefighter #FireFamily #Firefighters #EMS #Rescue #Fire #Emergency #FireDepartment #FirstResponders #Firedept #FireDepartment #FireHouse #FireRescue #ThinRedLine #FireService #BrotherHood #SisterHood #FireFighterLife #Fireman #VolunteerFirefighter #VolunteerFirefighters #StopTheBleed #StayDTFF

69 minSEP 14
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E106 - PPE in the Pool and the pros and cons of First Responder

E105 - Training New Members Vs Old Members

EWe chat about the subtle changes that you can make to training when working with New members Vs Senior members. We also talk about our new short ladder and our 100,000 listens! Thank you all again for your continued support, we can't thank you enough! WHO WE ARE As a group of Rural Volunteer Firefighters, our Fire Department has built our firefighter training from both old and new tactics in the fire service and adapted them to fit the realities of equipment, manpower, and costs around what our community requires. WHAT WE DO We create video, audio and written word content to share these training and tactics methods with our Brothers and Sisters in our extended fire families, and to showcase to those that may be interested in becoming firefighters the fun you can have and the amazing skills and abilities you get to learn, whilst keeping the lives of the people around you safe! WHY WE SHARE Firefighters are problem solvers whose role requires them to be on their best day whilst others are having their worst day, and while we do not claim to be perfect we are willing to put our lives on the line to try. It’s during the trying that we continue to develop the mindset, tactics, and training that allow us to be effective, safe and successful where it’s needed the most, and by sharing our experiences we hope that it may help other Fire Departments in creating what works for them to help bring everyone home safe. THANKYOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT If you would like to help support us then you can visit us by clicking the link to your favorite social media platform below to Subscribe and be the first to see more of our content! Stay Safe Fire Family and Stay DTFF! TO LISTEN TO THE PODCAST ON YOUR FAVOURITE APP CLICK THE LINK BELOW https://anchor.fm/vff JOIN OUR FIRE FAMILY - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ - Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/dtffpodcast/?hl=en - YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBnJUapYv-APV_vavv_nTLQ/ - TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@downtofightfire - LinedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dtff-the-volunteer-firefighter-podcast-6b8b12199/ WHAT WE HIGHLIGHT IN OUR CONTENT Firefighter Training Firefighter Tactics Firefighter Interviews Firefighter Wellness & Mental Health Leadership Product Reviews Product Discounts CAUSES WE SUPPORT - https://www.StopTheBleed.org/ - Learn how to Stop The Bleed TODAY and get better prepared to save your life and the lives of those around you - HTTP://www.2ndAlarm.org - Firefighter numbers are Down and so 2nd Alarm is ringing the bell to call those brave enough to join us! TOOLS & EQUIPMENT WE LIKE - DISCOUNT CODES - https://ca.motisfirerescue.com/ - Snagger (hose handling) Tool, Wedges, kit pouches and more! MOTIS Discount Code: Use the code DTFF5 to save 5% off your order - https://rzmask.com/ - High-quality air filtration masks! RZ MASK Discount Code: Use the code DTFF to save 30% on your order - https://ignitionusa.us/ - Soft entry tools! SEARAT Discount Code: Use the code DTFF2020 for 20% off your order #DTFFpodcast #DownToFightFire #Firefighting #Volunteer #Firefighter #FireFamily #Firefighters #EMS #Rescue #Fire #Emergency #FireDepartment #FirstResponders #Firedept #FireDepartment #FireHouse #FireRescue #ThinRedLine #FireService #BrotherHood #SisterHood #FireFighterLife #Fireman #VolunteerFirefighter #VolunteerFirefighters #StopTheBleed #StayDTFF

46 minSEP 8
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E105 - Training New Members Vs Old Members

E104 - Christie Mountain Fire

EWe are joined by 3 members of our fire family and get the truck crew back together to discuss our big night at The Christie Mountain Wildfire. We go through the evening's events and look at the call from each other's perspectives and talk about how the night unfolded. WHO WE ARE As a group of Rural Volunteer Firefighters, our Fire Department has built our firefighter training from both old and new tactics in the fire service and adapted them to fit the realities of equipment, manpower, and costs around what our community requires. WHAT WE DO We create video, audio and written word content to share these training and tactics methods with our Brothers and Sisters in our extended fire families, and to showcase to those that may be interested in becoming firefighters the fun you can have and the amazing skills and abilities you get to learn, whilst keeping the lives of the people around you safe! WHY WE SHARE Firefighters are problem solvers whose role requires them to be on their best day whilst others are having their worst day, and while we do not claim to be perfect we are willing to put our lives on the line to try. It’s during the trying that we continue to develop the mindset, tactics, and training that allow us to be effective, safe and successful where it’s needed the most, and by sharing our experiences we hope that it may help other Fire Departments in creating what works for them to help bring everyone home safe. THANKYOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT If you would like to help support us then you can visit us by clicking the link to your favorite social media platform below to Subscribe and be the first to see more of our content! Stay Safe Fire Family and Stay DTFF! TO LISTEN TO THE PODCAST ON YOUR FAVOURITE APP CLICK THE LINK BELOW https://anchor.fm/vff JOIN OUR FIRE FAMILY - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ - Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/dtffpodcast/?hl=en - YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBnJUapYv-APV_vavv_nTLQ/ - TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@downtofightfire - LinedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dtff-the-volunteer-firefighter-podcast-6b8b12199/ WHAT WE HIGHLIGHT IN OUR CONTENT Firefighter Training Firefighter Tactics Firefighter Interviews Firefighter Wellness & Mental Health Leadership Product Reviews Product Discounts CAUSES WE SUPPORT - https://www.StopTheBleed.org/ - Learn how to Stop The Bleed TODAY and get better prepared to save your life and the lives of those around you - HTTP://www.2ndAlarm.org - Firefighter numbers are Down and so 2nd Alarm is ringing the bell to call those brave enough to join us! TOOLS & EQUIPMENT WE LIKE - DISCOUNT CODES - https://ca.motisfirerescue.com/ - Snagger (hose handling) Tool, Wedges, kit pouches and more! MOTIS Discount Code: Use the code DTFF5 to save 5% off your order - https://rzmask.com/ - High-quality air filtration masks! RZ MASK Discount Code: Use the code DTFF to save 30% on your order - https://ignitionusa.us/ - Soft entry tools! SEARAT Discount Code: Use the code DTFF2020 for 20% off your order #DTFFpodcast #DownToFightFire #Firefighting #Volunteer #Firefighter #FireFamily #Firefighters #EMS #Rescue #Fire #Emergency #FireDepartment #FirstResponders #Firedept #FireDepartment #FireHouse #FireRescue #ThinRedLine #FireService #BrotherHood #SisterHood #FireFighterLife #Fireman #VolunteerFirefighter #VolunteerFirefighters #StopTheBleed #StayDTFF

66 minAUG 24
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E104 - Christie Mountain Fire

E103 - Live Fire Training Tips

ETraining Live Fire for new recruits can be a terrifying experience if done incorrectly. We talk about the procedures that we have put in place to make it easier on recruits as well as some helpful tips on what we do to make these situations more comfortable WHO WE ARE As a group of Rural Volunteer Firefighters, our Fire Department has built our firefighter training from both old and new tactics in the fire service and adapted them to fit the realities of equipment, manpower, and costs around what our community requires. WHAT WE DO We create video, audio and written word content to share these training and tactics methods with our Brothers and Sisters in our extended fire families, and to showcase to those that may be interested in becoming firefighters the fun you can have and the amazing skills and abilities you get to learn, whilst keeping the lives of the people around you safe! WHY WE SHARE Firefighters are problem solvers whose role requires them to be on their best day whilst others are having their worst day, and while we do not claim to be perfect we are willing to put our lives on the line to try. It’s during the trying that we continue to develop the mindset, tactics, and training that allow us to be effective, safe and successful where it’s needed the most, and by sharing our experiences we hope that it may help other Fire Departments in creating what works for them to help bring everyone home safe. THANKYOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT If you would like to help support us then you can visit us by clicking the link to your favorite social media platform below to Subscribe and be the first to see more of our content! Stay Safe Fire Family and Stay DTFF! TO LISTEN TO THE PODCAST ON YOUR FAVOURITE APP CLICK THE LINK BELOW https://anchor.fm/vff JOIN OUR FIRE FAMILY - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ - Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/dtffpodcast/?hl=en - YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBnJUapYv-APV_vavv_nTLQ/ - TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@downtofightfire - LinedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dtff-the-volunteer-firefighter-podcast-6b8b12199/ WHAT WE HIGHLIGHT IN OUR CONTENT Firefighter Training Firefighter Tactics Firefighter Interviews Firefighter Wellness & Mental Health Leadership Product Reviews Product Discounts CAUSES WE SUPPORT - https://www.StopTheBleed.org/ - Learn how to Stop The Bleed TODAY and get better prepared to save your life and the lives of those around you - HTTP://www.2ndAlarm.org - Firefighter numbers are Down and so 2nd Alarm is ringing the bell to call those brave enough to join us! TOOLS & EQUIPMENT WE LIKE - DISCOUNT CODES - https://ca.motisfirerescue.com/ - Snagger (hose handling) Tool, Wedges, kit pouches and more! MOTIS Discount Code: Use the code DTFF5 to save 5% off your order - https://rzmask.com/ - High-quality air filtration masks! RZ MASK Discount Code: Use the code DTFF to save 30% on your order - https://ignitionusa.us/ - Soft entry tools! SEARAT Discount Code: Use the code DTFF2020 for 20% off your order #DTFFpodcast #DownToFightFire #Firefighting #Volunteer #Firefighter #FireFamily #Firefighters #EMS #Rescue #Fire #Emergency #FireDepartment #FirstResponders #Firedept #FireDepartment #FireHouse #FireRescue #ThinRedLine #FireService #BrotherHood #SisterHood #FireFighterLife #Fireman #VolunteerFirefighter #VolunteerFirefighters #StopTheBleed #StayDTFF

55 minAUG 17
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E103 - Live Fire Training Tips

E102 - Pre-Plan, Windshield Assessments and Scene Control

EWe talk windshield assessments, Scene Control and the importance of Pre-Plan WHO WE ARE As a group of Rural Volunteer Firefighters, our Fire Department has built our firefighter training from both old and new tactics in the fire service and adapted them to fit the realities of equipment, manpower, and costs around what our community requires. WHAT WE DO We create video, audio and written word content to share these training and tactics methods with our Brothers and Sisters in our extended fire families, and to showcase to those that may be interested in becoming firefighters the fun you can have and the amazing skills and abilities you get to learn, whilst keeping the lives of the people around you safe! WHY WE SHARE Firefighters are problem solvers whose role requires them to be on their best day whilst others are having their worst day, and while we do not claim to be perfect we are willing to put our lives on the line to try. It’s during the trying that we continue to develop the mindset, tactics, and training that allow us to be effective, safe and successful where it’s needed the most, and by sharing our experiences we hope that it may help other Fire Departments in creating what works for them to help bring everyone home safe. THANKYOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT If you would like to help support us then you can visit us by clicking the link to your favorite social media platform below to Subscribe and be the first to see more of our content! Stay Safe Fire Family and Stay DTFF! TO LISTEN TO THE PODCAST ON YOUR FAVOURITE APP CLICK THE LINK BELOW https://anchor.fm/vff JOIN OUR FIRE FAMILY - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ - Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/dtffpodcast/?hl=en - YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBnJUapYv-APV_vavv_nTLQ/ - TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@downtofightfire - LinedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dtff-the-volunteer-firefighter-podcast-6b8b12199/ WHAT WE HIGHLIGHT IN OUR CONTENT Firefighter Training Firefighter Tactics Firefighter Interviews Firefighter Wellness & Mental Health Leadership Product Reviews Product Discounts CAUSES WE SUPPORT - https://www.StopTheBleed.org/ - Learn how to Stop The Bleed TODAY and get better prepared to save your life and the lives of those around you - HTTP://www.2ndAlarm.org - Firefighter numbers are Down and so 2nd Alarm is ringing the bell to call those brave enough to join us! TOOLS & EQUIPMENT WE LIKE - DISCOUNT CODES - https://ca.motisfirerescue.com/ - Snagger (hose handling) Tool, Wedges, kit pouches and more! MOTIS Discount Code: Use the code DTFF5 to save 5% off your order - https://rzmask.com/ - High-quality air filtration masks! RZ MASK Discount Code: Use the code DTFF to save 30% on your order - https://ignitionusa.us/ - Soft entry tools! SEARAT Discount Code: Use the code DTFF2020 for 20% off your order #DTFFpodcast #DownToFightFire #Firefighting #Volunteer #Firefighter #FireFamily #Firefighters #EMS #Rescue #Fire #Emergency #FireDepartment #FirstResponders #Firedept #FireDepartment #FireHouse #FireRescue #ThinRedLine #FireService #BrotherHood #SisterHood #FireFighterLife #Fireman #VolunteerFirefighter #VolunteerFirefighters #StopTheBleed #StayDTFF

49 minAUG 10
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E102 - Pre-Plan, Windshield Assessments and Scene Control

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46 minSEP 8
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E105 - Training New Members Vs Old Members

E104 - Christie Mountain Fire

EWe are joined by 3 members of our fire family and get the truck crew back together to discuss our big night at The Christie Mountain Wildfire. We go through the evening's events and look at the call from each other's perspectives and talk about how the night unfolded. WHO WE ARE As a group of Rural Volunteer Firefighters, our Fire Department has built our firefighter training from both old and new tactics in the fire service and adapted them to fit the realities of equipment, manpower, and costs around what our community requires. WHAT WE DO We create video, audio and written word content to share these training and tactics methods with our Brothers and Sisters in our extended fire families, and to showcase to those that may be interested in becoming firefighters the fun you can have and the amazing skills and abilities you get to learn, whilst keeping the lives of the people around you safe! WHY WE SHARE Firefighters are problem solvers whose role requires them to be on their best day whilst others are having their worst day, and while we do not claim to be perfect we are willing to put our lives on the line to try. It’s during the trying that we continue to develop the mindset, tactics, and training that allow us to be effective, safe and successful where it’s needed the most, and by sharing our experiences we hope that it may help other Fire Departments in creating what works for them to help bring everyone home safe. THANKYOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT If you would like to help support us then you can visit us by clicking the link to your favorite social media platform below to Subscribe and be the first to see more of our content! Stay Safe Fire Family and Stay DTFF! TO LISTEN TO THE PODCAST ON YOUR FAVOURITE APP CLICK THE LINK BELOW https://anchor.fm/vff JOIN OUR FIRE FAMILY - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ - Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/dtffpodcast/?hl=en - YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBnJUapYv-APV_vavv_nTLQ/ - TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@downtofightfire - LinedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dtff-the-volunteer-firefighter-podcast-6b8b12199/ WHAT WE HIGHLIGHT IN OUR CONTENT Firefighter Training Firefighter Tactics Firefighter Interviews Firefighter Wellness & Mental Health Leadership Product Reviews Product Discounts CAUSES WE SUPPORT - https://www.StopTheBleed.org/ - Learn how to Stop The Bleed TODAY and get better prepared to save your life and the lives of those around you - HTTP://www.2ndAlarm.org - Firefighter numbers are Down and so 2nd Alarm is ringing the bell to call those brave enough to join us! TOOLS & EQUIPMENT WE LIKE - DISCOUNT CODES - https://ca.motisfirerescue.com/ - Snagger (hose handling) Tool, Wedges, kit pouches and more! MOTIS Discount Code: Use the code DTFF5 to save 5% off your order - https://rzmask.com/ - High-quality air filtration masks! RZ MASK Discount Code: Use the code DTFF to save 30% on your order - https://ignitionusa.us/ - Soft entry tools! SEARAT Discount Code: Use the code DTFF2020 for 20% off your order #DTFFpodcast #DownToFightFire #Firefighting #Volunteer #Firefighter #FireFamily #Firefighters #EMS #Rescue #Fire #Emergency #FireDepartment #FirstResponders #Firedept #FireDepartment #FireHouse #FireRescue #ThinRedLine #FireService #BrotherHood #SisterHood #FireFighterLife #Fireman #VolunteerFirefighter #VolunteerFirefighters #StopTheBleed #StayDTFF

66 minAUG 24
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E104 - Christie Mountain Fire

E103 - Live Fire Training Tips

ETraining Live Fire for new recruits can be a terrifying experience if done incorrectly. We talk about the procedures that we have put in place to make it easier on recruits as well as some helpful tips on what we do to make these situations more comfortable WHO WE ARE As a group of Rural Volunteer Firefighters, our Fire Department has built our firefighter training from both old and new tactics in the fire service and adapted them to fit the realities of equipment, manpower, and costs around what our community requires. WHAT WE DO We create video, audio and written word content to share these training and tactics methods with our Brothers and Sisters in our extended fire families, and to showcase to those that may be interested in becoming firefighters the fun you can have and the amazing skills and abilities you get to learn, whilst keeping the lives of the people around you safe! WHY WE SHARE Firefighters are problem solvers whose role requires them to be on their best day whilst others are having their worst day, and while we do not claim to be perfect we are willing to put our lives on the line to try. It’s during the trying that we continue to develop the mindset, tactics, and training that allow us to be effective, safe and successful where it’s needed the most, and by sharing our experiences we hope that it may help other Fire Departments in creating what works for them to help bring everyone home safe. THANKYOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT If you would like to help support us then you can visit us by clicking the link to your favorite social media platform below to Subscribe and be the first to see more of our content! Stay Safe Fire Family and Stay DTFF! TO LISTEN TO THE PODCAST ON YOUR FAVOURITE APP CLICK THE LINK BELOW https://anchor.fm/vff JOIN OUR FIRE FAMILY - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ - Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/dtffpodcast/?hl=en - YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBnJUapYv-APV_vavv_nTLQ/ - TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@downtofightfire - LinedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dtff-the-volunteer-firefighter-podcast-6b8b12199/ WHAT WE HIGHLIGHT IN OUR CONTENT Firefighter Training Firefighter Tactics Firefighter Interviews Firefighter Wellness & Mental Health Leadership Product Reviews Product Discounts CAUSES WE SUPPORT - https://www.StopTheBleed.org/ - Learn how to Stop The Bleed TODAY and get better prepared to save your life and the lives of those around you - HTTP://www.2ndAlarm.org - Firefighter numbers are Down and so 2nd Alarm is ringing the bell to call those brave enough to join us! TOOLS & EQUIPMENT WE LIKE - DISCOUNT CODES - https://ca.motisfirerescue.com/ - Snagger (hose handling) Tool, Wedges, kit pouches and more! MOTIS Discount Code: Use the code DTFF5 to save 5% off your order - https://rzmask.com/ - High-quality air filtration masks! RZ MASK Discount Code: Use the code DTFF to save 30% on your order - https://ignitionusa.us/ - Soft entry tools! SEARAT Discount Code: Use the code DTFF2020 for 20% off your order #DTFFpodcast #DownToFightFire #Firefighting #Volunteer #Firefighter #FireFamily #Firefighters #EMS #Rescue #Fire #Emergency #FireDepartment #FirstResponders #Firedept #FireDepartment #FireHouse #FireRescue #ThinRedLine #FireService #BrotherHood #SisterHood #FireFighterLife #Fireman #VolunteerFirefighter #VolunteerFirefighters #StopTheBleed #StayDTFF

55 minAUG 17
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E103 - Live Fire Training Tips

E102 - Pre-Plan, Windshield Assessments and Scene Control

EWe talk windshield assessments, Scene Control and the importance of Pre-Plan WHO WE ARE As a group of Rural Volunteer Firefighters, our Fire Department has built our firefighter training from both old and new tactics in the fire service and adapted them to fit the realities of equipment, manpower, and costs around what our community requires. WHAT WE DO We create video, audio and written word content to share these training and tactics methods with our Brothers and Sisters in our extended fire families, and to showcase to those that may be interested in becoming firefighters the fun you can have and the amazing skills and abilities you get to learn, whilst keeping the lives of the people around you safe! WHY WE SHARE Firefighters are problem solvers whose role requires them to be on their best day whilst others are having their worst day, and while we do not claim to be perfect we are willing to put our lives on the line to try. It’s during the trying that we continue to develop the mindset, tactics, and training that allow us to be effective, safe and successful where it’s needed the most, and by sharing our experiences we hope that it may help other Fire Departments in creating what works for them to help bring everyone home safe. THANKYOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT If you would like to help support us then you can visit us by clicking the link to your favorite social media platform below to Subscribe and be the first to see more of our content! Stay Safe Fire Family and Stay DTFF! TO LISTEN TO THE PODCAST ON YOUR FAVOURITE APP CLICK THE LINK BELOW https://anchor.fm/vff JOIN OUR FIRE FAMILY - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ - Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/dtffpodcast/?hl=en - YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBnJUapYv-APV_vavv_nTLQ/ - TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@downtofightfire - LinedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dtff-the-volunteer-firefighter-podcast-6b8b12199/ WHAT WE HIGHLIGHT IN OUR CONTENT Firefighter Training Firefighter Tactics Firefighter Interviews Firefighter Wellness & Mental Health Leadership Product Reviews Product Discounts CAUSES WE SUPPORT - https://www.StopTheBleed.org/ - Learn how to Stop The Bleed TODAY and get better prepared to save your life and the lives of those around you - HTTP://www.2ndAlarm.org - Firefighter numbers are Down and so 2nd Alarm is ringing the bell to call those brave enough to join us! TOOLS & EQUIPMENT WE LIKE - DISCOUNT CODES - https://ca.motisfirerescue.com/ - Snagger (hose handling) Tool, Wedges, kit pouches and more! MOTIS Discount Code: Use the code DTFF5 to save 5% off your order - https://rzmask.com/ - High-quality air filtration masks! RZ MASK Discount Code: Use the code DTFF to save 30% on your order - https://ignitionusa.us/ - Soft entry tools! SEARAT Discount Code: Use the code DTFF2020 for 20% off your order #DTFFpodcast #DownToFightFire #Firefighting #Volunteer #Firefighter #FireFamily #Firefighters #EMS #Rescue #Fire #Emergency #FireDepartment #FirstResponders #Firedept #FireDepartment #FireHouse #FireRescue #ThinRedLine #FireService #BrotherHood #SisterHood #FireFighterLife #Fireman #VolunteerFirefighter #VolunteerFirefighters #StopTheBleed #StayDTFF

49 minAUG 10
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E102 - Pre-Plan, Windshield Assessments and Scene Control
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