The Volunteer Firefighter Podcast - DTFF

The Volunteer Firefighter Podcast - DTFF

By WeVolunteer@VFF
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Are you Down To Fight Fire? Then listen in to a group of rural Volunteer Firefighters as we discuss how our department works together to Innovate, Adapt and Overcome the challenges we face both on and off the Fire ground.

#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
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Are you Down To Fight Fire? Then listen in to a group of rural Volunteer Firefighters as we discuss how our department works together to Innovate, Adapt and Overcome the challenges we face both on and off the Fire ground.

#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
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E67 - Naloxone
We have Timeless Todd on to chat about a recent Naloxone training he ran for us and discuss the opioid crisis, narcan kits,  common misconceptions and important factors to watch out for. Hey Fire Family, please Check out and support Matt's cause at www.2ndAlarm.org and don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks to everyone for all your support, stay safe Fire Family and Stay DTFF! To check out the rankings click here https://blog.feedspot.com/volunteer_podcasts/ #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
47:19
December 2, 2019
E66 - Memorable Structure Fires
Do you have a memorable fire that you will never forget? We talk about the structure fires that will always stick with us for one reason or another! Hey Fire Family, please Check out and support Matt's cause at www.2ndAlarm.org and don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks to everyone for all your support, stay safe Fire Family and Stay DTFF! To check out the rankings click here https://blog.feedspot.com/volunteer_podcasts/ #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
1:13:15
November 18, 2019
E65 - Come to our Live Fire Training Seminar 2020 - FirePalooza!
We Discuss our 2020 Seminar with all the details that you need to come and join us! Listen in to hear about our event and our hands-on live fire training including burn buildings, car fires, RIT training, Gas Fires, Forcible Entry, Heavy Tool use, extrication tactics and much, MUCH MORE!   Where: Oliver - BC When: May 1st-3rd 2020 Cost: $200 Per Person Contact us for more details! Hey Fire Family, please Check out and support Matt's cause at www.2ndAlarm.org and don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks to everyone for all your support, stay safe Fire Family and Stay DTFF! To check out the rankings click here https://blog.feedspot.com/volunteer_podcasts/ #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
1:28:09
November 11, 2019
E64 - The Good Old Days with the Chief
The Chief joins us for a chat about the good old days when riding on the tailboard to a call was still allowed and you called the taxi guy when you had a fire! Hey Fire Family, please Check out and support Matt's cause at www.2ndAlarm.org and don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks to everyone for all your support, stay safe Fire Family and Stay DTFF! To check out the rankings click here https://blog.feedspot.com/volunteer_podcasts/ #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
1:14:38
November 4, 2019
E63 - Transitional attacks and Detachment
We talk Transitional Attacks, detachment and a few words on making fire fun! Hey Fire Family, please Check out and support Matt's cause at www.2ndAlarm.org and don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks to everyone for all your support, stay safe Fire Family and Stay DTFF! To check out the rankings click here https://blog.feedspot.com/volunteer_podcasts/ #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
1:02:05
October 28, 2019
E62 - Training RIT, PPV, Hydrolic Ventilation and Transitional Attacks
Timeless Todd joins us for a chat about his latest RIT course and we go over our training sessions this week. RIT, Positive Pressure Ventilation, Hydrolive Ventilation and Transitional attack.  Hey Fire Family, please Check out and support Matt's cause at www.2ndAlarm.org and don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks to everyone for all your support, stay safe Fire Family and Stay DTFF! To check out the rankings click here https://blog.feedspot.com/volunteer_podcasts/ #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
1:29:12
October 21, 2019
E61 - Grease Fires, Backdraft 2 review, RZ Masks
We talk about our open house where we showed the public what not to do to a grease fire, demonstrated why sprinklers are important and a reminder that smoke alarms are made of plastic. The guys also go over their review of Backdraft 2 and we discuss the RZ masks and how we have been using them.   Hey Fire Family, please Check out and support Matt's cause at www.2ndAlarm.org and don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks to everyone for all your support, stay safe Fire Family and Stay DTFF! To check out the rankings click here https://blog.feedspot.com/volunteer_podcasts/ #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
1:01:38
October 16, 2019
E60 - This Week In Training Plus SKITS
The training team plays out a new scenario and we talk about our upcoming SKIT!  Hey Fire Family, please Check out and support Matt's cause at www.2ndAlarm.org and don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks to everyone for all your support, stay safe Fire Family and Stay DTFF! To check out the rankings click here https://blog.feedspot.com/volunteer_podcasts/ #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
1:11:17
October 7, 2019
E59 - RTACC - Rescue Trauma and Casualty Care
A few of the guys take another trip to Nelson for live-action training scenarios at the RTACC - Rescue Trauma and Casualty Care course and they give us the details on what they got up to!  Find out more about ATACC and the RTACC courses here: https://www.ataccgroup.ca/ Hey Fire Family, please Check out and support Matt's cause at www.2ndAlarm.org and don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks to everyone for all your support, stay safe Fire Family and Stay DTFF! To check out the rankings click here https://blog.feedspot.com/volunteer_podcasts/ #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 #ATACCGroup
1:34:02
October 1, 2019
E58 - Water Rescues, Campouts and Open Houses
We have the years first Water Rescue, the Fire Family goes camping and we talk our Firehall Open House. Hey Fire Family, please Check out and support Matt's cause at www.2ndAlarm.org and don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks to everyone for all your support, stay safe Fire Family and Stay DTFF! To check out the rankings click here https://blog.feedspot.com/volunteer_podcasts/ #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
1:06:34
September 23, 2019
E57 - Bring the Rookie
We discuss when and why its good to bring the rookie along to calls and the importance of preparing the mind through exposure. Hey Fire Family, please Check out and support Matt's cause at www.2ndAlarm.org and don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks to everyone for all your support, stay safe Fire Family and Stay DTFF! To check out the rankings click here https://blog.feedspot.com/volunteer_podcasts/ #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
1:22:35
September 17, 2019
E56 - Basic Firefighter Skills Test
We talk about the new standards that we are implementing with testing for our guys. Listen in to hear what we are doing to check how our training programs are doing and how we are testing these skills.  Hey Fire Family, please Check out and support Matt's cause at www.2ndAlarm.org and don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks to everyone for all your support, stay safe Fire Family and Stay DTFF! To check out the rankings click here https://blog.feedspot.com/volunteer_podcasts/ #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
1:00:46
September 9, 2019
E55 - The Long Weekend Structure Fire
Its the long weekend and its been a long day so we talk about our most recent Structure Fire!  Hey Fire Family, please Check out and support Matt's cause at www.2ndAlarm.org and don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks to everyone for all your support, stay safe Fire Family and Stay DTFF! To check out the rankings click here https://blog.feedspot.com/volunteer_podcasts/ #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
43:51
September 2, 2019
E54 - Applying Jockos 4 Principals of Combat on the Fire Scene
We go through Jocko Willinks book "Extreme Ownership" and discuss the 4 Principals of Combat and how everyone can apply them to the fire scene.  4 Principals of Combat 1. Cover and Move | 2. Simple | 3. Prioritize and Execute | 4. Decentralized Command Ownership | Detachment | Relax, Look Around, Make a Call |  Hey Fire Family, please Check out and support Matt's cause at www.2ndAlarm.org and don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks to everyone for all your support, stay safe Fire Family and Stay DTFF! To check out the rankings click here https://blog.feedspot.com/volunteer_podcasts/ #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
1:11:07
August 26, 2019
E53 - Wildfires, Liability and taking Ownership
We give a BIG Thank You to ALL the brothers and sisters that came to help us out over this past week with our Wildfire, we talk about some different liability issues that can come up, plus taking personal ownership of your physical condition to make all of your team safer!  Hey Fire Family, please Check out and support Matt's cause at www.2ndAlarm.org and don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks to everyone for all your support, stay safe Fire Family and Stay DTFF! To check out the rankings click here https://blog.feedspot.com/volunteer_podcasts/ #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
1:25:32
August 19, 2019
E52 - Annual Episode
We have the Chief on board for a year in review.  Hey Fire Family, please Check out and support Matt's cause at www.2ndAlarm.org and don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks to everyone for all your support, stay safe Fire Family and Stay DTFF! To check out the rankings click here https://blog.feedspot.com/volunteer_podcasts/ #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
1:00:20
August 12, 2019
E51 - Structure Fire, NFPA and the Barbie Dream Home
We talk about our latest structure fire, NFPA certificates and all the things we would like to see in our latest edition to the training ground.  Hey Fire Family, please Check out and support Matt's cause at www.2ndAlarm.org and don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks to everyone for all your support, stay safe Fire Family and Stay DTFF! To check out the rankings click here https://blog.feedspot.com/volunteer_podcasts/ #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
1:09:04
July 29, 2019
E50 - Interview: Matt Long 2nd Lt. Phoenicia Fire District in Ulster County New York
We finally get a chance to interview Matt Long a Firefighter from Phoenicia Fire District in Ulster county New york and a long time member of the DTFF fire family.  Matt is the founder of 2nd Alarm, a non for profit group that is trying to help raise awareness on the lack of Volunteers in our great service! Lets helps spread the word!   Check out and support Matt's cause at www.2ndAlarm.org Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks to everyone for all your support, stay safe Fire Family and Stay DTFF! To check out the rankings click here https://blog.feedspot.com/volunteer_podcasts/ #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
1:14:32
July 22, 2019
E49 - Structure Fires, MVI's and Scenarios Oh My!
We talk Structure Fires, MVI's and go into Ash's first training scenario!  Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks to everyone for all your support, stay safe Fire Family and Stay DTFF!  #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
1:03:00
July 15, 2019
E48 - Keeping Training Interesting
We talk about what we do to keep training fun, annual outreach days for the community and we give you a quick run down on how an RZ mask holds up to pepper spray! Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks to everyone for all your support, stay safe Fire Family and Stay DTFF!  #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
1:01:22
July 8, 2019
E47 - Stop The Bleed Training - Canada Day Weekend!
Its Canada Day Weekend and most of the boys are away camping, so Scott and Carl have a quick chat about The Stop the Bleed training. To all of our Canadian Brothers and Sisters HAPPY CANADA DAY! Stay Safe Fire Family and Stay DTFF! Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks to everyone for all your support, stay safe Fire Family and Stay DTFF!  #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
13:26
July 1, 2019
E46 - Firefighter Training: The Kill House
We talk about this weeks Layered training, from Hose handling through the Kill House and into Hydraulic Ventilation. Plus we announce the winners of our decal competition!    Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks all you DTFF'ers for all your support and stay safe Fire Family! #DTFFpodcast #Firefighter #Firefighting #ChiefMiller
1:05:09
June 24, 2019
E45 - Swift Water Weekend
Water is Humbling. Leg Entrapment's, Water Hazards, Self Rescue and some great new rescue tools to add to the tool bag! Listen in as we talk about our Swift Water Weekend with a seasoned member of our department!    Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks all you DTFF'ers for all your support and stay safe Fire Family! #DTFFpodcast #Firefighter #Firefighting #ChiefMiller
1:22:46
June 17, 2019
E44 - Structure Fire - Stack Your Skills
Forcible Entry, Big Water, Noisy Crickets, Positive Pressure Attacks, Interior searches and even some roof ventilation. We discuss this weeks structure fire and the importance of stacking your skills in training! PLUS discount codes for RZ masks and Motis! Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks all you DTFF'ers for all your support and stay safe Fire Family! #DTFFpodcast #Firefighter #Firefighting #ChiefMiller
1:04:25
June 11, 2019
E43 - Road Trip to the ATACC Summit
A few of the guys travel to Nelson for the ATACC 2019 Emergency Summit Conference and get a massive amount of information thrown at us! The emerging roles of Firefighters in Active Shooter Situations, Stop the Bleed, Tournaquits for CRUSH victims and much much more! Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks all you DTFF'ers for all your support and stay safe Fire Family! #DTFFpodcast #Firefighter #Firefighting #ChiefMiller
1:13:07
June 3, 2019
E42 - Warehouse Structure Fire
Happy Memorial Day! In this weeks episode we discuss our latest structure fire which involved a very large warehouse that was fully involved! We also discuss Pump offs, Deconinators and Carl's actions prompt a new award! Stay Safe Fire Family!    Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks all you DTFF'ers for all your support and stay safe Fire Family! #DTFFpodcast #Firefighter #Firefighting #ChiefMiller
1:20:57
May 27, 2019
E41 - Interview: Marshall Bass
We extend our warmest "G'day" to one of our down under brothers and welcome Mr Marshall Bass to the show. Marshall is a 17 year veteran of the Fire Service right out of the Australian outback where damn near everything is out to Getch'ya! Listen in as we talk Mad Max style convoys, 40km wide wildfire fronts and how a situation that called for "left for life" helped preserve exactly that!    Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks all you DTFF'ers for all your support and stay safe Fire Family! #DTFFpodcast #Firefighter #Firefighting #ChiefMiller
55:44
May 20, 2019
E40 - Training Day
We run through a day at the training grounds Door checks, Nozzle operations, Backup operations, Hose movement, Captains on interior attacks, Hydraulic ventilation, Positive Pressure Attacks, Forcible entry. There is a huge amount of information in this one so stick around! We even have a Discount code for Motis inside too!  Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks all you DTFF'ers for all your support and stay safe Fire Family! #DTFFpodcast #Firefighter #Firefighting #ChiefMiller
1:18:05
May 14, 2019
E39 - Going Rogue
After a long weekend of Emergency Preparedness we take a little time out to go Rogue and talk about lots of random things. You may find a gem or two or maybe just get a laugh.  Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks all you DTFF'ers for all your support and stay safe Fire Family! #DTFFpodcast #Firefighter #Firefighting #ChiefMiller
57:56
May 6, 2019
E38 - Emergency Preparedness Week
We get Timeless Todd in for a chat about our Emergency Preparedness Week and what we are doing to get the knowledge out to our community.     Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks all you DTFF'ers for all your support and stay safe Fire Family! #DTFFpodcast #Firefighter #Firefighting #ChiefMiller
52:35
April 30, 2019
E37 - Training on a Budget
Hey Fire Family! Training doesn't have to be expensive in fact there are some great options that can be utilized for FREE! If you are looking for some ideas on how to keep your training budget costs low but the training quality high then listen in as we talk about some of the FREE options that we use to give our Training an extra twist of Realism, Difficulty and Fun. Training Officers, this ones for you! Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks all you DTFF'ers for all your support and stay safe Fire Family! #DTFFpodcast #Firefighter #Firefighting #ChiefMiller
1:04:49
April 22, 2019
E36 - Q&A Burn Buildings and how to get one
 Ever wondered how to get your own burn building? Then this episode is for you! Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks all you DTFF'ers for all your support and stay safe Fire Family! #DTFFpodcast #Firefighter #Firefighting #ChiefMiller
1:18:11
April 15, 2019
E35 - Fire Rescue Task Force
We are joined by Timeless Todd for a talk on how firefighters are being asked to getting more involved in special situations such as active shooter, terrorism and Hazmat. We discuss wash down procedures, tourniquet applications and so much more. Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks all you DTFF'ers for all your support and stay safe Fire Family! #DTFFpodcast #Firefighter #Firefighting #ChiefMiller
1:06:55
April 8, 2019
E34 - Spring Into Action
Spring is here and with it comes some changes! In this episode we discuss our first grass fire of the year, flood prep, FireSmart principals and some tips on how we prep ourselves and our trucks for the season. Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks all you DTFF'ers for all your support and stay safe Fire Family! #DTFFpodcast #Firefighter #Firefighting #ChiefMiller
47:29
April 1, 2019
E33 - This Week In Training
 We go over our week in calls and our training session including the changing roles of captains.    Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks all you DTFF'ers for all your support and stay safe Fire Family! #DTFFpodcast #Firefighter #Firefighting #ChiefMiller
1:04:42
March 25, 2019
E32 - Standby To Get Some
This week we discuss our pre-call routines and how we Standby to get some! Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks all you DTFF'ers for all your support and stay safe Fire Family! #DTFFpodcast #Firefighter #Firefighting #ChiefMiller
1:00:39
March 18, 2019
E31 - Command Established
On this weeks Episode Chief Bob joins us to talk about what he likes to see happening on scene, the roles of our captains and the changes that we have made to our command structure that has been working out great for us! Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks all you DTFF'ers for all your support and stay safe Fire Family! #DTFFpodcast #Firefighter #Firefighting #ChiefMiller
50:20
March 11, 2019
E30 - One For You Rookie
This week we answer a listeners question and give the rookies some tips on how to become an asset quicker and become part of the team faster! Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks all you DTFF'ers for all your support and stay safe Fire Family! #DTFFpodcast #Firefighter #Firefighting #ChiefMiller
52:28
March 4, 2019
E29 - Structure Fire - Part 3: Utility Vehicles
In Part 3 of this series, we discuss the remaining vehicles arriving on scene and taking a minute to think outside the box for those random situations. Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/. Thanks all you DTFF'ers for all your support and stay safe Fire Family! #DTFFpodcast #Firefighter #Firefighting #ChiefMiller
48:56
February 25, 2019
E28 - Structure Fire - Part 2: Second Due
In Part 2 of this series, we discuss the second unit arriving at a working structure fire and the actions that may need to be considered both before and after arrival. Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/. Thanks all you DTFF'ers for all your support and stay safe Fire Family! #DTFFpodcast #Firefighter #Firefighting #ChiefMiller
44:24
February 18, 2019
E27 - The Strength, Heart and Life of the Firefighter Wife
This Week we celebrate St Valentine's day as Carl has the honor of sitting down with the Firefighter Wive's to discuss how the job affects them and the families back at home. Listen in as they share how their side of the fence including how they support their guys through the ups and downs and how being part of the Fire Family and something bigger keeps them pushing onwards through it all. Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/. Thanks all you DTFF'ers for all your support and stay safe Fire Family! #DTFFpodcast #Firefighter #Firefighting #ChiefMiller #FireWives
43:44
February 11, 2019
E26 - Structure Fire - Part 1: First Due
In Part 1 of this series we discuss arriving to a working structure fire and the actions you need to take and the things you need to consider as the First Truck on scene. Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/. Thanks all you DTFF'ers for all your support and stay safe Fire Family! #DTFFpodcast #Firefighter #Firefighting #ChiefMiller
57:14
February 4, 2019
E25 - I'm Helping! Ambulance assist and Patient Care.
We are always trying to help, but are we always helping? This week we have Timeless Todd join us for a conversation on ambulance assists and patient care. Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/. Thanks all you DTFF'ers for all your support and stay safe Fire Family! #DTFFpodcast #Firefighter #Firefighting #ChiefMiller
49:33
January 28, 2019
E24 - The Call
If you do this Job for long enough you will get "The Call" which sticks with you forever. In this episode we speak about a few of ours. WARNING this episode discusses some of the darker side of the Job. Stay Safe DTFF'ers and don't be afraid to speak up!  Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/.  Thanks all you DTFF'ers for all your support and stay safe Fire Family! #DTFFpodcast #Firefighter #Firefighting
53:32
January 21, 2019
E23 - Where Did All The Volunteers Go?
This week we take a look at the issue of lack of Volunteers and talk about what we do to recruit and retain new members. Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/. Thanks all you DTFF'ers for all your support and stay safe Fire Family! #DTFFpodcast #Firefighter #Firefighting
46:19
January 14, 2019
Green Light
On our First Episode of the New Year we discuss the safety issues around responding to the hall in your personal vehicle and the pros and cons behind the "Volunteer Lights" some departments use. Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/. Thanks all you DTFF'ers for all your support and stay safe Fire Family! #DTFFpodcast #Firefighter #Firefighting
49:02
January 7, 2019
E21 - Backdraft
Its New Years Eve and we are talking everything backdraft! Join us for a laugh on our final episode of the year! Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same!  If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/. Thanks all you DTFF'ers for all your support and stay safe Fire Family! #DTFFpodcast #Firefighter #Firefighting 
30:12
December 31, 2018
E20 - Christmas Eve Episode
ITS CHRISTMAS EVE and we would like to wish all you DTFF'ers and extended Fire Family a Very Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and a Joyful New Year! Join us for a quick chat and a thank you to all of our listeners for your continued support! Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/. Thanks all you DTFF'ers for all your support and stay safe Fire Family! #DTFFpodcast #Firefighter #Firefighting
29:41
December 24, 2018
E19 - Holiday Traditions
In this weeks episode we share our Fire Family's Holiday traditions and all the fun things we get up to at this most wonderful time of the year! Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/. Thanks all you DTFF'ers for all your support and stay safe Fire Family! #DTFFpodcast #Firefighter #Firefighting
1:04:00
December 17, 2018
E18 - Bad*** Trucks
This week we take a look at 3 insane fireground vehicles and discuss the hows and whys behind the layouts and custom addons of our engines. Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/. Thanks all you DTFF'ers for all your support and stay safe Fire Family! #DTFFpodcast #Firefighter #Firefighting #AaronFields #nozzleforward
57:47
December 10, 2018
E17 - Apartment Fires
On this weeks episode we announce our GIVEAWAY WINNERS then break out some tactics as we take a look at the the recent Texas apartment fire news story. Topics Discussed: - Giveaway Winners - Firefighter dies in Traffic accident - Texas Apartment Fire - Apartment Fire Tactics - Standpipe usage - Dropping the Deuce - Shooting the Y - Cleveland Rolls - Hinge Rescue - Cantilever Rescue Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/. Thanks all you DTFF'ers for all your support and stay safe Fire Family! #DTFFpodcast #Firefighter #Firefighting #AaronFields #nozzleforward
46:04
December 4, 2018
E16 - 3 Firefighters 1 Hose
Nozzles and Hose Lines and Doors OH MY! We discuss the tactics and approach of a three person attack team along with some tricks that we use to keep everyone in the loop both in and outside of the structure. Topics Discussed: - Nozzle Patterns - Hose Movement - Door Control - FireSmart Canada - Bumping Up - Thermal Imaging Camera (TIC) Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/. Thanks all you DTFF'ers for all your support and stay safe Fire Family! #DTFFpodcast #Firefighter #Firefighting #AaronFields #nozzleforward #FireSmart
54:20
November 26, 2018
15 - Auto Ex
This week we talk Auto Extrication discussing Tesla Cars, Patient Care and one of Spencer's favorite Grab Bag Tactics involving an upside down vehicle and a ratchet strap! Hey Fire Family, please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/. Thanks all you DTFF'ers for all your support and stay safe Fire Family!
1:01:42
November 19, 2018
Episode 14: Leadership 3
We turn our two part Leadership Series into a Trilogy as we invite our Fire Chief and Deputy Fire Chief to join us to share their opinions on the subject. Oh and Spencer Wins a Wedge! Are you DTFF? Then please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/. Thanks to all of you who are DTFF for all your support. Stay Safe!
1:01:04
November 12, 2018
Grab Bag Tactics
Hydraulic Ventilation, PPV, VEIS and an assortment of other Tactics lay in wait in this week’s episode! Plus a special sensory technique that we find works amazingly well during searches inside the pitch black belly of the beast! Are you DTFF? Then please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/. Thanks to all of you who are DTFF for all your support. Stay Safe!
1:03:44
November 5, 2018
Choose your own adventure
The tones drop and you're the first to the truck, which seat do you take and Why? We talk about the positions and rolls on the truck where we feel we make the most impact and have the most fun! Are you DTFF? Then please don't forget to Share, Like, Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ to do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/. Thanks to all of you who are DTFF for all your support. Stay Safe!
54:04
October 29, 2018
How to Buy the Equipment You Want with Public Relations and Fundraising
What do Bomb Squads, Santa and Dr Seuss have in common? Listen in as we talk about how our department raises funds to equip us and our training grounds with what we need to help prepare for the trials of the fire-ground! Are you DTFF? Then please don't forget to Share, Like and Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ and do the same! If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ and we promise we will get after it and make it happen! Thanks Again Everyone for all your support and stay safe!
46:22
October 22, 2018
Turn Out Your Pockets
We sift through the lint, debris and left over dry chem and talk about the other things that we each carry in our Fire gear! Also we get a sneak peak inside Scott's trunk! Are you DTFF? Then please don't forget to Share, Like and Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ and do the same! Thank you so much for listening, we appreciate both you listening in and hope that you are getting something from our time together. If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ and we promise we will get after it and make it happen! Thanks Again Everyone for all your support and stay safe! BUY IT NOW CANADA: Snagger Tool https://www.amazon.ca/Motis-Fire-Rescue-Snagger-Tool/dp/B07GFPDW3N?&_encoding=UTF8&tag=vffpodcastdtf-20&linkCode=ur2&linkId=dd6642912e7085137bd751a320779e5c&camp=15121&creative=330641
54:14
October 15, 2018
Leadership - Part 2
We continue our leadership conversation but look at it more from a Captains perspective. “After all, there can be no leadership where there is no team.” ― Jocko Willink, Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win Are you DTFF? Then please don't forget to Share, Like and Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ and do the same! Thank you so much for listening, we appreciate both you listening in and hope that you are getting something from our time together. If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ and we promise we will get after it and make it happen! Thanks Again Everyone for all your support and stay safe
1:03:02
October 9, 2018
Leadership - Part 1
Autocratic, democratic, and laissez-faire. Which are you? We discuss the three main types of leadership and talk about a fourth that may help you and your team to be effective on the fire ground. “After all, there can be no leadership where there is no team.” ― Jocko Willink, Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win Are you DTFF? Then please don't forget to Share, Like and Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ and do the same! Thank you so much for listening, we appreciate both you listening in and hope that you are getting something from our time together. If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then you can message us on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ and we promise we will get after it and make it happen! Thanks Again Everyone for all your support and stay safe
45:25
October 1, 2018
Winter is Coming!
Out of the frying pan of summer and into the Cold, wet and Icy fingers of Fall and Winter. We discuss the new challenges that the inevitable change in seasons brings and how to prepare yourselves, your equipment and your town for the potential hazards ahead! Are you DTFF? Then please don't forget to Share, Like and Subscribe and visit us on our Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ and do the same! Thank you so much for listening, we appreciate both you and your time and hope that you are getting something from our time together. If you have a subject that you would like us to discuss, a question that you would like to ask or if you would like to be ON the next Episode, then please send us a voice message through the Anchor App, email us at TheVFFPodcast@Gmail.com or visit us on our Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/VFFPodcastDTFF/ and we promise we will get after it and make it happen! Thanks Again Everyone for all your support and stay safe!
56:04
September 24, 2018
Wildfire
As we come to the close of the worst Wildfire season on record we take a look back and share some of the lessons we have learned this year along with some new tactics and tools that we have implemented to better help us next season. Are you DTFF? Then please dont forget to Share, Like and Subscribe! Thank you for listening, we appreciate your time and hope that you are getting something from our podcasts. If you have a subject that you would like us to talk about or a question that you would like to ask then please send us a voice message or email us at TheVFFPodcast@Gmail.com.
57:08
September 17, 2018
Pre-Plan
In the words of Benjamin Franklin “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” This week we discuss the importance of Pre-Plan and the ways technology is allowing us to make our jobs safer on the fire-ground. Are you DTFF? Then please dont forget to Share, Like and Subscribe! Thank you for listening, we appreciate your time and hope that you are getting something from our podcasts. If you have a subject that you would like us to talk about or a question that you would like to ask then please send us a voice message or email us at TheVFFPodcast@Gmail.com.
59:53
September 10, 2018
RIT - Rapid Intervention Team
Listen in as members of our training team discuss the importance of RIT on the fire scene and give you a run down of tools, mindsets and best practices that you need to be thinking about before and during a RIT situation. Are you DTFF? Then please dont forget to Share, Like and Subscribe! Thank you for listening, we appreciate your time and hope that you are getting something from our podcasts. If you have a subject that you would like us to talk about or a question that you would like to ask then please send us a voice message or email us at TheVFFPodcast@Gmail.com.
52:07
September 3, 2018
The Pros and Cons of Social Media
This week we discuss Social Media and how it effects the Fire Service in both a positive and negative way. Individual perception tells its own tale, so listen in for some helpful tips on how to control the flow of media from the scene through to the Web and paint the correct picture.
56:36
August 27, 2018
Training Methods - Old Vs New
Are you DTFF? This week we talk with our Training Team and discuss how Training has changed in our department over the years. They also give some Tips on how to better engage your Firefighters in the training using the new changes they have implemented.
1:17:33
August 21, 2018
Why Do You Volunteer?
INTRO Episode: Listen in to a group of small town Firefighters as we introduce ourselves and discuss why we Volunteer. Are you DTFF?
57:15
August 8, 2018
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