Some links, resources and other information for you to check out.

Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why - Laurence Gonzales’s bestseller has helped save lives from the deepest wildernesses, just as it has improved readers’ everyday lives. Its mix of adventure narrative, survival science, and practical advice has inspired everyone from business leaders to military officers, educators, and psychiatric professionals on how to take control of stress, learn to assess risk, and make better decisions under pressure.

The Art of Reading Smoke - The video includes several practice examples that are shown twice to test your smoke-reading abilities, first without interpretation and then Chief Dodson points out significant observations and what each means.

5-Alarm Task Force podcast - news & issues for today's first responders.

Jumpseat Radio podcast - a great source of content on a variety of topics for fire professionals. - conflict resolution and protection videos and information.

Hero 2 Hero - trauma and ptsd programs for first responders and hospital personnel.

what i carry

Leatherman Raptor ShearsThe Raptor features the necessary tools for medical professionals to handle emergency situations. It's equipped with 6 tools, including folding medical shears, a strap cutter, a ring cutter, a ruler, an oxygen tank wrench, and a carbide glass breaker.

Streamlight 90541 Survivor LED Right Angle Flashlight - The Streamlight Survivor is an intrinsically safe lightweight, hand-held flashlight with right-angle head designed for use in hazardous locations.

Streamlight Vantage II Helmet Light - High and low modes, bright blue taillight LED, durable, anodized aluminum construction IPX7 waterproof, impact resistance tested, meets requirements of NFPA 1971-8.6 (2013).

Responder Wipes - Responder Wipes are developed for first responders, including firefighters, police, EMS, HazMat, and disaster relief personnel. They are uniquely formulated with Micellar Water, an innovative ingredient with cleansing compounds that dissolve dirt, oil, soot, and other hydrocarbons. 

Channellock 87 8.88-Inch Compact Rescue Tool - The channellock rescue tool pries open windows and doors, cuts wires and cables easily, shuts off gas safety valves and loosens hose couplings. 

Fairwin Tactical Belt for Men, Military Style 1.5” Nylon Web Belt with Heavy-Duty Quick-Release Metal Buckle - The tactical belt is designed to be worn with most casual or tactical pants. Quick Release buckle made by heavy-duty metal built to last, comfortable and secure.​

Sabre 3-in-1 Pepper Spray - This compact, easy to use SABRE pepper spray combines Red Pepper, CS Military Tear Gas and UV Dye for maximum stopping power. 

Narcan - For the emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose.