David J Soler is the Founder and Publisher of Firefighter Toolbox. FirefighterToolbox is the fastest growing training online magazine in the fire service.
He is also the host of the iTunes Top Rated Firefighter Training Podcast called FirefighterToolbox Podcast where he has interviewed legends of the fire service like Chief Brunacini, FDIC Chief Halton, Chief Rubin, our very own Ryan Pennington and so many more.
Capt David Soler is a 2nd generation firefighter and has over 20 years in the fire service and has been both a career and volunteer firefighter. He has been a firefighter in several states including New York, New Jersey, Ohio, and Maryland. As a Captain he has lead Company Turn Arounds in taken low responding, low motivated fire companies and led them into highly motivated, top responding fire companies.
David currently lives in southern California with his wife and 2 daughters. You can learn more about David at FirefigherToolbox.com
Jumpseat Radio 013: The Brotherhood/Sisterhood is ALIVE!
In this episode of jumpseat radio host Ryan Pennington reviews the week at FDIC 2014. During this week of fire service one thing was evident. Thousands of firefighters walking around with smiles on their faces recharging everyone’s batteries and meeting new friends.
In this episode we will discuss:
Making new connections
Sharing stories from FDIC
How to take the energy home to your department
In this episode host Ryan Pennington discuses the primary job of all firefighters, to save lives. Being aggressive when searching is key to increase the chances of a victim surviving. In this episode Ryan covers:
Types of searches
When a rookie firefighter comes into a fire station the infusion of energy is noticeable right away. Whether its their excitement or the experienced firefighters that take the time to teach them the why’s and how’s of our fire stations we should use this excitement to keep everyone #jumpseat ready!
This weeks podcast will look at the basic principles of #jumpseatready and how we all can keep a constant and consistent size up going throughout our days. Either responding from home or while at the station we should always be ready for our next response.
This episode will cover
Where does size up begin
Size up after dispatch
On scene Size up