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In this week’s episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes back Robert “pip” Piparo to talk about focusing on your training during the trying times of COVID.

 

 

 

 

The podcast is sponsored by Vanguard Safety Wear!  Check them out at vanguardsafetywear.com

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In this week's episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes back Sean Eagan from the Thin Red Line Podcast.  Sean and Ryan sit down to talk about the difference between the truck and engine preparation.  The fellas both have switched rolls recently and have great insight into the jobs of both.  
 
 
Topics covered 
 
  • Truck Mindset 
  • Engine Mindset 
  • Unsupervised fireground tasks
  • Working as a team on a hose line 
Direct download: Jumpseat_Radio_127___Promoting_from_the_Truck_to_the_engine_mixdown.mp3
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Welcome new sponsor   Vanguard Safety Wear 
 
Updates 
Covid canceling
Learning the engine 
Focusing on Family 
LODD Night 
 
Why is was it the right time to shift focus from a national level to the local level.. 
 
  • Leading from the Front 
  • Lucky to have my crew… 
  • Medic Students 
  • Station Updates 
  • Not having the motivation of meeting new folks and missing fire conferences 
 
 
 
 
Take-Aways 
 
  • Think Globally and act locally 
  • put the phone down 
  • Learn a new skill 
  • Perfect an old skill 
  • Crawl, walk, run 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thank you for the success of the aggressively positive webinar!   
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In this week's episode of Jumpseat Radio podcast, we go live with a large group of Firefighters talking about Engine Company ops.  

 

Listen in as a great group of nozzle firefighters share some great information.  

 

The podcast is sponsored by Dinges Fire Company.  Check them out at Dingesfire.com 

 

Direct download: Jumpseat_Radio_125_Happy_Nozzle_Day__mixdown.mp3
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In this week's episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes back a long time contributor to the show Robert “Pip” Piparo.  Ryan and Pip sit down to talk about controlling yourself on the fire scene.  Keeping yourself disciplined while working to accomplish your assigned task can become difficult in an ever-evolving fireground. 

 

Topics Covered in this Episode

 

  • Shorting the Truck company
  • Staying focused
  • Improving communications of the foreground
  • Pips new podcast

 

 

 

Jumpseat Radio is sponsored by Dinges Fire Company  and is a proud member of the Chief Miller media family

Direct download: Jumpseat_Radio_124__Dont_short_me_Bro_with_Pip__mixdown.mp3
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In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington sits down with Jason Patton from Fire Department Chronicles to talk about staying positive during the Covid-19 pandemic.  Jason creates amazing videos showing the life and times of front line fire and EMS. 

During the interview with Jason the show gets Zoom bombed by Jeremy from National Fire Radio and Pip from 555 Fitness.  Listen in as the cast of characters have a great conversation about staying positive during these uncertain times. 

 

 

Jumpseat Radio is Sponsored by DingesFire.com 

 

 

Jumpseat Radio is also a proud member of the Chief Miller Media Family!

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In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington sits down for a roundtable discussion about how firefighters are continuing to train and stay positive during covid-19. 

Jumpseat Radio is Sponsored By Dingesfire.com 

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In this week’s episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes in the Thin Red Line Radio guys during the Firehouse World conference.  The guys sit down live in Las Vegas Nevada.

Topics covered

  • Fireground mistakes
  • Stretching short
  • Recon on the fireground
  • Training for mistakes
  • Jumpseat Responsibility

 

 

 

Jumpseat Radio is sponsored by dingefirecompany.com


In this week's episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes Chief Jason Hoevelmann from Engine House Training.  Jason is a chief officer who brings an “operational” perspective to all decisions.  He is known for his New Fire Officer education for anyone recently promoted to lead a crew.  Jason is also a prostate cancer survivor and shares his powerful story of discovery and surviving prostate cancer.  This podcast delivers a punch to the gut reminding us to get checked!

Topics Covered:

  • Becoming a new fire chief
  • Operational mindset
  • Benchmarking performance
  • Pushing to get better
  • Department Physicals
  • Discovering cancer
  • Surviving cancer

 

Jumpseat Radio is sponsored by DingesFirecompany.com

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In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes Mitch Huner the founder of the Fire Maul.  Mitch is assigned to a truck company in Illinois and discovered many firefighters using a normal splitting maul on the fireground.  He went on a mission to make a maul that is designed for the fire service.   Bash and Smash was born! 

 


Listen in as Ryan and Mitch talk about:

  • Idea for the fire maul
  • First uses of the maul
  • Forcible entry with a 10lb tool
  • Battering Rams
  • Fire maul tool wraps

 

and much more.

 

 

Jumpseat Radio is sponsored by DingesFireCompany.com

Direct download: Jumpseat_Radio_119_Bash_and_Smash_with_Fire_Maul_mixdown.mp3
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In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes the President of the IAFC Gary Ludwig.  Chief Ludwig shares the new IAFC program to make sure that if you start feeling “ill” on the fireground you make sure to get checked out by a qualified doctor.  Listen in as the chief shares his story and how we can watch out for each other on and off the fireground

 

Topics covered

 

  • If you don’t feel well
  • How to get help after a fire
  • Fireground rehab
  • Leadership
  • Followership

 

 

 

 

The title sponsor of Jumpseat Radio is Dinges Fire Company. Find them at dingesfire.com

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In this week' episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes in Nick Papa, Anthony Avillo, and Mark Canon to talk about ventilation.  The guys share discuss different things associated with ventilation of heat and smoke during a structure fire.

 

  • Topics Covered
  • When to vent
  • When not to vent
  • Coordination of the ventilation

 

 

Jumpseat Radio is sponsored by Dinges Fire Company

 

Jumpseat Radio is a proud member of the Chief Media Family

Direct download: Jumpseat_Raadio_117_Talking_ventilation_live_in_Missouri_mixdown.mp3
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In this week's episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington sits down with Nick Papa, Anthony Avillo, and Frank Viscuso to talk about leadership. The topics covered this week include:

 

  • Setting expectations
  • Discipline and why they should write a report
  • Turnout times
  • Non-Negotiable’s
  • Franks Keynote

 

 

 

Jumpseat Radio is Sponsored by DINGES FIRE COMPANY

 

 

Jumpseat Radio is a proud member of the Chief Miller Media Family

Direct download: Jumpseat_Radio_116_Anthony_Avillo_Live__mixdown.mp3
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in this week’s episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington sits down with RJ from Capitol Fire Training while at Missouri Winter Fire School.  

RJ, Has a passion for Forcible Entry and shares his knowledge on history, application, and why it is important to always check the C Side of ALL buildings.  

Direct download: Jumpseat_Radio_115_Foricble_Entry_with_RJ__mixdown.mp3
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In this week's Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington sits down with Nick Dinges from Dinges fire company to talk trucks, tools, and Traditions.  Ryan and Nick share the story of Vanguard Safety Wear.   

 

Following Nick and Ryan is RJ from Capital Fire.  Robert James (RJ) is a 10 year veteran of the fire service. He started as a volunteer firefighter with the Cromwell Volunteer Fire Department in Cromwell, Connecticut. Robert relocated to Maryland and joined the Rockville Volunteer Fire Department, the second busiest fire station in Montgomery County. He has received numerous citations and awards from the Rockville Volunteer Fire Department and the State of Maryland. He is currently employed as a firefighter by the Frederick County Fire Rescue Division, where he is assigned to Rescue Squad 3.

 

 

Ryan and RJ talk about:

 

  • RJ’s  Background
  • Forcible Entry
  • Fire Department Mentors
  • Sharing what you have Learned
  • Force Plates

 

 

Title Sponsor for Jumpseat Radio Podcast is

 

DINGES FIRE COMPANY

 

“Trucks, Tools, Traditions”

 

 

Jumpseat Radio is a proud member of the Chief Miller Media Family   

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Instagram @ChiefMillerMedia 

Twitter       @Chief_Miller_

Website   https://www.chiefmillerapparel.com/    

 

Direct download: Jumpseat_Radio_114_Live_from_WInter_Fire_School_mixdown.mp3
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Jumpseat Radio 112 Where does success on the Fireground Start
Introduction 
 
Taking a Break at the end of 2019 
    Made Captain 
    Left my long time crew 
    Left Caitlyn 
    Spending time with family (pappy and others) 
 
Reflect on 2019 
    Travel (24 classes, 16 states)
    Pit of Promotion 
    Grand-baby: Share Astoria Oregon Story 
    FDIC 2019, firehouse world
 
Goals for 2020
    Increase the number of students reached with Hoarding and Aggressively Positive classes 
    Podcast consistently 
    Launch a successful youtube channel 
    Settle into a new station and start building a new crew 
    Figure out the fitness model that works for ryan 
 
Where does success on the fireground start?  It starts with company level preparation 
 
Step one Firefighter Prep 
  • Know your job.   (bar, hook, roof, or all of them) 
  • Know your tools 
  • Know you PPE 
 
Step two Driver Operator Prep 
  • Know your rig 
  • Know your district
  • Know your placement 
 
 
Step three Officer Prep 
  • Know your people 
  • Know your limitations 
  • Know you speed of operations 
 
Final is the Glue that binds them all together and that is the company level prep working together. 
  • Begin with constant company level drills
  • Review constantly together 
  • Practice in game speed mode 
  • Allow failures on the drill ground 
  • Push each other 
  • Honest evaluations 
 
Wrap up 
 
Up coming classes Missou Winter fire school Feb 8-9, Firehouse world Feb 25-26,March 7 Lima Ohio 
Podcast release on Wednesdays 
Email change Ryan@RyanPennington.us
 
 
Direct download: Jumpseat_Radio_112_Where_does_success_on_the_fireground_start_mixdown.mp3
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