Chief Robitaille's department was one of the Department's and cities near the Butt Fire in the foothills of the Central Valley of California. He was one of the Sixteen PIO's assigned to this devistating fires. Ask him what kind of experance that was...
Koby Johns, a (PIO) "Public Information Officer" with the Fresno Fire Department in Central California, is about to complete his two year term, an as with every firefighter, he wants to be out there on the hose line. This webisode features firefighter Johns as the PIO on one day, and picks up a 24 at Station 5 with Engine Company 5's "B" Shift; some very interesting calls. He jumps in on several fires and spends some time on a waterslide with some chieldren. Koby is a family man and one terrific PIO, that is always on the go.
Thursday, October 22, 2:00 pm EST PIO Mark Brady and Charles Bragale, a TV Assignment Manage with NBC Universal and NBC4 in Washington D.C.
Chief Cardinale was broadcasting from the Seattle area and the internet is not what would be ideal, PLEASE come back tomorrow with Mark Brady, the PIO from Prince Georges County Fire/EMS, they should have great internet service.
Chief Cardinale is a Fire Service Specialist with more than 36 years in the fire service. Chief Cardinale’s last assignment was with the San Francisco Fire Department as an Assistant Deputy Chief in charge of the Division of Training. Chief Cardinale is a nationally recognized course developer and instructor in high-rise fire fighting, command and control, and fire management.
NOTICE: At an earlier point in time, this blog post and the training session mentioned within it both referred to the training session topic as "Big Rig Rescue", which is a trademarked phrase. Our use of this phrase infringed on the third party's mark, and as such all instances of the infringing phrase have been removed from our website. Neither theBattalion.tv or Randy Schmitz is affiliated with Big Rig Rescue.
This new webisode with the Water Rescue Team from Station 4 and Station 13, and all of the upcoming video-webisodes with the Fresno Fire Department Series in 2015 and 2016, are dedicated to Captain Pete Dern from Station 4. On March 29th, Captain Dern suffered serious second and third degree burns to most of his body after falling through a roof into a burning building. Captain Dern is a Captain at Station 4 on Truck 4, as well as the Water Rescue and the USAR Team. The Captain is now walking, talking, and smiling! We wish Captain Dern and his family the very best.
Friday, September 25th, at 7:00PM CDT, will be our third "Battalion LIVE Feed" Broadcast with one of our Professional Trainers on our Training Channel. Simply Login, go the Training Channel, find Fire Chief Dennis Rubins Photo on the Trainer/Slider, click on his photo and when you go to his Channel, just click on the "Battalion LIVE Feed" Online buttion and click on the arrow in the Player Screen. You can your are Chat Room to contect directly with the Chief and ask him any questons.
Monday, September 21st, at 10:00AM EST, will be the first "Battalion LIVE Feed" Broadcast with one of our Professional Trainers on our Training Channel. Simply Login, go the Training Channel, find Mark Brady's Photo on the Trainer/Slider, click on his photo and when you go to his Channel, just click on his "Battalion LIVE Feed" broadcast button next to his photo. This broadcast is an introduction to Meet Mark and will last about 30 minutes, so don't be late.
We choose September 11th to lauch our new website with a presentation of two 9/11 themed vidoes. One was filmed in New York on 9/11/11 during the World Police and Fire Games and the opening of the 9/11 Memorial. The other is a webisode with Westampton Emergency Services in New Jersy featuring a room they designed in dedication with an I-Beam from the pile in New York on 9/11 and on 9/12, their Deputy Chief was called to set up the staging area for the massive fire on the Jersey Shore Boardwalk. We hope you enjoy these specials.