Jumpseat Radio 018: Combat ready with Tony Kelleher  


In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington brings Fire Chief Tony Kelleher on the show to talk about the “Combat Ready” mentality.  Being prepared, committed, and in the right mindset to handle the biggest emergency of your life each time the alarm bell rings is something we all should be striving for each minute that you are in and around the fire station. 


Tony and Ryan give the listeners some insight into how the Kentland 33 fire station sets the expectations and how the members uphold those high expectations. 


Some topics covered include:


Combat Ready Firefighters

First arriving Assignments 


Long stretches with 1.5/1.75 inch attack lines

Direct download: Jumpseat_Radio_018-_Combat_Ready_Firefighting_with_Tony_Kelleher.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:43am EST

Jumpseat Radio: 017  Am I a Truckie Yet?


This week's Jumpseat Radio Podcast host, Ryan Pennington, reviews some "quick tips" for keeping up with your truck company skills. Having good truck company skills are needed no matter what type of unit you arrive on. 


Ryan reviews tips for:

Vertical Ventilation 

Forcible Entry 

Bonus: In this weeks jumpseat radio questions and answers with some of #jumpseatNation. 


Direct download: Jumpseat_Radio_017-__Am_I_a_Truckie_Yet.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:07am EST

Jumpseat Radio 016: Spicing up your springtime drills


In this episode #jumpseatNation reviews some tips to spice up your springtime drills. Host Ryan Pennington explains some simple, no cost, ways to add some variables to your springtime training to review basics and build the base. 


Join Ryan as #jumpseatNation stays #JumpseatNation #jumpseatready!

Direct download: Jumpseat_Radio_016_Spicing_up_you_drills.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:43am EST