The Quail Hollow Fire that started today near my home. I saw the header get started while on my bike ride. Here are a couple of photos from near my home.
Category Archives: Fire/EMS
Practicing Concealed Carry with my EDC Bag
I have a bag I carry with me every time I leave the house. It is called the 5.11 Tactical Moab 6. The popular name for this is called an EDC (Every Day Carry) bag. I have choosen to carry my Springfield XDS 45 handgun in this bag as opposed to carrying it on my …
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Pediatric Trauma Conference
The Western Pediatric Trauma Conference is going to be held in Park City, UT this year 7/15-7/17. I’m considering going. I have a conflict on one of the three days, but would get some good CME out of the days I can attend.
Happy EMS Week!
Poor Hiring Add by Arby’s
Saw this recently at an Arby’s. It did not give me warm fuzzies.
Defend Your Patient
Great story. Funny but sad. Even worse than when the ED likes to play “How low can you go” when you bring in a respiratory distress patient that you didn’t get a room air sat on after fighting to get up to 90% http://prehospitalwisdom.blogspot.com/2015/02/defend-your-patient.html
Passed my CPAT (physical test) today. I’ve taken that test more times than I can remember. They told us they would let us know where we stand on the list some time later. I already took the written test a couple of weeks ago. This is for the Metro Fire Consortium.