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Evolving Truck Company Operations

Chief Concerns Evolving Truck Company Operations Truck company operations involve most activities on the fireground that support applying water on the fire. RICHARD MARINUCCI Truck companies do what they can to give engine companies the best opportunity to complete...

Protecting Firefighters

If firefighters are the most valuable asset in your department, are you doing everything you can to protect them? Rich Marinucci, executive director, FDSOA, offers a broader look at protecting firefighters. 01/26/2018 Chief Concerns Richard Marinucci   Everyone agrees...

Prognosticating

12/20/2017 chief concerns richard marinucci As I write this, we are in the middle of the football season. Talking to family and friends who have an interest, whether college or professional, they all seem to have an opinion as to how the season will end for teams and...

Technological Advances

Technological Advances 10/09/2017 Richard Marinucci The mission of the fire service has grown significantly with the addition of more responsibilities and expectations, but the basis of delivery is to get the resources to the emergency in the moments that matter. If...

Evolving Extrication

Evolving Extrication – Fire Apparatus 08/03/2017 Richard Marinucci FDSOA Executive Director Auto extrication requires teamwork, practice, staffing, and the proper tools. The job is getting more complex as automobiles and other vehicles on the road have more...