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by smalltownff
Fri May 01, 2015 9:00 am
Forum: Firefighting
Topic: Scott X3 "new" mask tech
Replies: 3
Views: 2905

My department made the switch to the new Scott masks last year. We have 50 firefighters and no one has complained of skin ailments. Have you changed anything else in the last little while that may be causing the issue? New shaving cream? Facial cream? Cologne? Razor blades? Just grasping at straws b...
by smalltownff
Fri May 01, 2015 8:56 am
Forum: Volunteer
Topic: Volunteer commitment
Replies: 5
Views: 3502

I would strongly suggest that you research the department to which you wish to apply, prior to application. A number of paid-on-call (volunteer) departments are switching to a "pay-back" system. In most cases the recruit signs a contract agreeing to pay back training costs at certain percentages tha...
by smalltownff
Thu Apr 23, 2015 10:34 am
Forum: Firefighting
Topic: Ranking of busiest firetrucks
Replies: 33
Views: 17684

Firehouse magazine does a yearly review of the busiest halls in North America. They do a small Canadian section with major cities listed like Toronto and Montreal. Its not comprehensive but its a start.
by smalltownff
Thu Nov 21, 2013 2:56 pm
Forum: Firefighting
Topic: Firefighter Certification
Replies: 9
Views: 3675

My two cents

Hi all, I have just attended an NFPA evaluators seminar at the OFC and it was stated to us in the following way. After April 1/2014 the OFM (now OFMEM if you care) will no longer administer tests 2 or 3. These are based on other non-applicable NFPA standards such as 1006, or Ontario specific referen...
by smalltownff
Thu May 19, 2011 11:22 am
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Stratford Hiring!
Replies: 127
Views: 32661

So has anyone had a call, or heard anything on the grapevine?
by smalltownff
Mon Apr 04, 2011 4:10 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Stratford Hiring!
Replies: 127
Views: 32661

CPAT requirements

Ok now if this question has been asked previously I apologize, I dont get on these sites that often. In the requirements to apply, it states that one must have a valid CPAT at time of job offer, and now like I said bear with me, here comes the stupid question, so in order to apply I do not need the ...