In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcome Don  Colarusso from All Hands Fire Training.  Don is passionate about teaching bailout systems and processes.  All Hands fire training has trained thousands of firefighters in the use of a bailout kit. 

Topics covered in this podcast:


Using Gemtor Harness

Choosing a Bailout Kid

Training for Bailout

When to use Bailout



DONALD COLARUSSO: Don has served in the fire service for over 30 years. He has been a chief officer for over 12 years, and presently serves as chief of Neptune Township's Special Operations Unit. Previously he served as fire chief in Neptune Township (NJ), where he commanded fire department operations during Hurricane Irene (2011) and Super Storm Sandy (2012). He also served as chief in Wall Township (NJ) from 1997-2000. He is a NJ State Level II Fire Instructor and a staff instructor with the Ocean County NJ Fire Academy, where he was awarded Northern Class "Instructor of the Year" in 2012. Don is a manufacturer authorized instructor for all of the nations leading NFPA-certified firefighter escape systems.


This podcast is Sponsored by

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Dinges Fire Company



Direct download: Jumpseat_Radio_094_Bailouts_with_All_Hands_mixdown.mp3
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Jumpseat Radio 093 Live From FDIC Part 2


In this episode of Jumpseat Radio Ryan welcomes a round table discussion LIVE from FDIC 2019.  Listen in as the fella’s sit down and talk shop!



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Chief Miller @Chief_Miller_

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Jumpseat Radio 092 Finds host Ryan Pennington in Indianapolis for FDIC. Ryan welcomes a Round Table discussion with firefighters from around the country. 

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In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington sits down with Mosses Jefferies and Bobby Drake.  Both guests are recruit school instructors for their departments and enjoy of conversation of the recruit school process. 


If you are an aspiring recruit the episode is a DON’T MISS!


Topics Covered Include:

  • Prepping for Recruit School
  • What makes a great Recruit
  • How to be the Leader
  • Preparing Mentally for Recruit School

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Direct download: Jumpseat_Radio_091_New_Firefighters_with_the_TOs_mixdown.mp3
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