Episode List

Firefighter concussions with Mat BlankenshipConcussions have been in the news lately, especially in football players. Football players at all …2018/02/19health2018-02-19 06:00:10
Officer in the Backseat with Robert AvsecRobert Avsec had no idea he was about to kick over a hornet’s nest when …2018/02/15leadership2018-02-15 05:00:42
Better Engine Operations with Brian GettemeierIf a truck driver could do the job of an engineer, fire departments would just …2018/02/12apparatus2018-02-12 06:00:58
“American Firefighter” with Paul MobleyPaul Mobley’s created, along with writer Joellen Kelly, a coffee-table book featuring firefighters from across …2018/02/08heroism2018-02-08 06:00:01
ROVER … and Dante Gets a New Engine, FinallyOn this episode, we learn about how a long-time firefighter turned his idea into a …2018/02/05apparatus, innovations2018-02-05 06:00:26
Firefighter Mental Health with David WiklanskiAs this episode’s guest, David Wiklanski, points out, the human psyche wasn’t built to see …2018/02/01mental health2018-02-01 06:00:08
Preserving Traditions with Marc AloanThe fire service is steeped in tradition. And every community has its own, as well. …2018/01/29history2018-01-29 06:00:04
Motivation to Train with Scott Peterson  Firefighters do a lot of on-duty training. From company-level exercises to major simulations, there’s …2018/01/25training2018-01-25 06:00:20
Fitness for FirefightersIf you’re a firefighter, you need to stay in shape. That can be tough, though, …2018/01/22fitness2018-01-22 06:00:25
Great Size-Ups with David DeStefanoFor a new company officer, doing a size-up on scene can seem tough. First, you …2018/01/18training2018-01-18 06:00:55
Instant Post-Fire Critiques with Dr. Harry CarterYou probably do some kind of after-action reports for major incidents, and maybe a debriefing …2018/01/15training2018-01-15 06:00:00
Millennials in the Fire Service with Rob WileyIf you’ve had the opportunity to work with millennials, you know they’re a very different …2018/01/11probies, training2018-01-11 06:00:02
Swiftwater Rescue with Tom PendleySwift-water rescue is a dangerous proposition, and nobody knows that like an Arizona rescue team …2018/01/08safety, Uncategorized2018-01-08 06:00:48
Small-City Fire Department: Rockland, MaineChief Chris Whytock runs a department composed of both career and volunteer firefighters. They serve …2018/01/04Chief Interviews2018-01-04 06:00:30
Community Paramedicine with Matt ZavadskyIt’s the biggest buzzphrase in EMS right now, and it holds the potential to change …2017/12/28community paramedicine2017-12-28 04:00:11
Watching “Emergency!” with Chief Scott Freitag, BC Brad Davis and Firefighter Kayleen WeilandA lot, if not most, of the fire/EMS professionals of a certain age in this …2017/12/21Media2017-12-21 06:00:44
Rooftop Operations with Gary BowkerIf you work on a truck company, you need to know a lot about roof …2017/12/18training2017-12-18 06:00:10
Firefighters and Community Service with Daniel ByrneYou probably go out on runs (more like walks) to change smoke alarm batteries, but …2017/12/14community education2017-12-14 06:00:28
Using the right hose & nozzle with Anthony Rowett, Jr.Anthony Rowett, Jr. is a captain with the Mobile, Alabama, Fire Rescue Department. He’s also …2017/12/11training2017-12-11 06:00:26
Volunteers: Recruiting and Keeping Them with NVFC Chairman Kevin QuinnWith the vast majority of US firefighters being unpaid volunteers, it’s unsettling to realize that …2017/12/07volunteers2017-12-07 06:00:20
Extrication Tips with Dalan ZartmanOur guest this Monday on Code 3 is Dalan Zartman, who stopped by to talk …2017/12/04training2017-12-04 06:00:20
The Cancer Threat in FirefightingChief Brian F. McQueen (ret.) is our guest on this edition, to talk about cancer …2017/11/30cancer2017-11-30 06:00:50
Getting Hired with Mike PertzMike Pertz was a professional soccer player until an injury ended his career. He went …2017/11/27careers2017-11-27 06:00:30
Company Officers’ Academy/Giving ThanksThis week, we take a quick look into the Company Officers’ Academy held jointly by …2017/11/23leadership, training2017-11-23 06:00:55
Obsolete EMS Terms with Kelly GraysonOnce upon a time, we all thought we had the ultimate in EMS gear and …2017/11/16EMS2017-11-16 06:00:23
Fentanyl Advisory IssuedWith the federal government issuing a new advisory on fentanyl dangers to first responders, Code …2017/11/10EMS, IDLH2017-11-10 13:24:04
Five things a company officer should never say with Linda WillingA company officer holds the power to increase morale or harm it. And while actions …2017/11/09training2017-11-09 06:00:20
Mistakes New Engineers Make with Capt. Jim Spell, Vail, Colorado Fire (Ret.)This week on Code 3, we offer some tips to rookie Engineers. Sure, you passed …2017/11/02training2017-11-02 06:00:32
Five-Alarm Leadership with Chief Rick Lasky, Lewisville (TX) Fire Department (Ret)Chief Rick Lasky (ret.) will be speaking at Yavapai College in Prescott on Nov. 1, …2017/10/26leadership2017-10-26 06:00:39
Extra: Amanda Marsh on “Only the Brave”The movie “Only the Brave” tells the story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, and focuses …2017/10/15Granite Mountain Hotshots2017-10-15 08:59:40
“Only the Brave:” Hotshots’ Widows ReactThe Sony Pictures release about the events leading up to the LODD of 19 of …2017/10/12Granite Mountain Hotshots2017-10-12 06:00:58
Review: “Only the Brave” a realistic look at 19 heroes’ lives and deathsIt occurred to me, as I walked into a Phoenix movie theater for a screening …2017/10/11Granite Mountain Hotshots2017-10-11 09:00:24
Reasons NOT to become a firefighter with Deputy Chief Steve PrziborowskiPeople join the fire service for all kinds of reasons. Some are good, others, not …2017/10/05careers2017-10-05 06:00:58
Vehicle Electrical Safety with University of Extrication’s Ron MooreThe technology in cars today is a little scary…. and we’re not talking about self-driving …2017/09/28safety2017-09-28 06:00:22
Pump Operations Mistakes with BC Robert Avsec (Ret.)Robert Avsec is a retired battalion chief who had a 26-year career working alongside the …2017/09/21training2017-09-21 07:45:20
Leading Humans with Phoenix Fire Chief Alan Brunacini (Ret.)UPDATE: Chief Brunacini passed away on Oct. 15, 2017, just about a month after recording …2017/09/13leadership2017-09-13 23:51:46
Apparatus Safety with Woodstock, Ontario Firefighter Mark van der FeystMark van der Feyst began his career in the fire service back in 1998 with …2017/09/07safety2017-09-07 03:43:29
New video by Avondale Firefighter Kyle Winterstein takes viewers beyond the firelineAvondale, Arizona firefighter Kyle Winterstein spend seven months  shooting and editing “Firefighter: The Next 48 …2017/08/31community education2017-08-31 05:41:20
My Scariest Call: BC Brad Davis, Central Ariz Fire & Medical AuthorityEvery firefighter who’s been on the job for a while has that one call that …2017/08/24scary stories2017-08-24 05:55:55
Peoria Ariz Engineer Stephen Gunn to be awarded Public Safety Medal of ValorPeoria Fire-Medical Department Engineer Steve Gunn has been named as one of 12 public safety …2017/08/17heroism2017-08-17 05:25:57
Grant Funding with Prescott Ariz Fire Battalion Chief Cory MoserThis episode, Prescott Fire Battalion Chief Cory Moser discusses why his department got a SAFER …2017/08/10Budgets2017-08-10 04:18:16
Fireground Safety with Prescott Ariz. Fire Battalion Chief Scott LuedemanThis week, Battalion Chief Scott Luedeman joins us to discuss fireground safety and how Prescott …2017/08/03safety, training2017-08-03 05:31:49
Recruiting Female Firefighters: Capt. Reda Bigler, Phoenix Ariz Fire Dept.The Phoenix Fire Department has about 1,900 employees, but just four percent of its firefighters …2017/07/20female firefighters2017-07-20 05:22:01
Money vs. Innovation: Chief Mary Cameli, Mesa, Ariz. Fire & Medical Dept.  Like many other fire departments around the nation, Mesa Fire is seeing more calls …2017/07/13Budgets, Chief Interviews, EMS2017-07-13 05:28:18
The EMS QuestionFire-based EMS has been common since the 1970s. The first civilian mobile medical units appeared …2017/07/06Chief Interviews, EMS2017-07-06 05:09:36
The Aftermath of the Granite Mountain Hotshots LODD: Dan Fraijo, former Prescott Ariz. Fire ChiefNineteen of the 20 members of the Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew, members of the …2017/06/29Granite Mountain Hotshots2017-06-29 04:26:37
Prescott Fire Dept. History: Firefighter/Paramedic Conrad JacksonConrad Jackson is a 14-year veteran of Prescott Fire Department, with 20 years fighting wildland …2017/06/15history2017-06-15 04:52:38
Finding volunteers: Chief Robert Rielage, Wyoming, Ohio Fire (Ret.)If you run a volunteer fire department or a combination career-volunteer department, you’ve undoubtedly noticed …2017/06/08volunteers2017-06-08 05:44:14
Building a Firefighter: Nathan Green, Central Ariz. Fire & Medical AuthorityDid you grow up watching TV shows like “Emergency!” and wanting to be a firefighter …2017/06/01training2017-06-01 05:19:05
LA County Fire Museum wins bid for Hotshots’ buggiesThe County of Los Angeles Fire Museum is pleased to announce that the Prescott (Ariz.) …2017/05/25Granite Mountain Hotshots2017-05-25 09:40:32
Small-town EMS woes: Capt. Tom Haney, Mayer AZ FireEverybody knows it takes at least four to five people to work a full code, …2017/05/25EMS2017-05-25 06:11:39
PTSD and Firefighters: Capt. Jeremiah King, Central Ariz. Fire & Medical AuthorityJeremiah King is a captain with Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority He’s been “on …2017/05/18Uncategorized2017-05-18 05:38:41
Barry Furey on NextGen 911Barry Furey Public Safety Consulting website Barry Furey has more than 45 years’ experience in …2017/05/119112017-05-11 04:59:11
Joe Woyjeck on LA Co. Fire Museum’s bid for fallen Hotshots’ vehiclesThe two crew vehicles, or “buggies,” used by the Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew before …2017/05/09Granite Mountain Hotshots2017-05-09 08:51:22
Chief Gary Ludwig, Champaign, IL Fire Dept. on EMS realitiesThe Ludwig Group website Gary Ludwig is recognized as a respected national fire and EMS …2017/05/04EMS2017-05-04 04:24:16
The Probies: Samantha Vargas and Kayleen WeilandDo you remember what it was like to be a probie? Most firefighters do, if …2017/04/27probies2017-04-27 06:14:47
Code 3 Poll: Should firefighters carry guns on duty?Texas is considering allowing licensed first responders to carry a gun on the job. Maybe …2017/04/22Polls2017-04-22 20:55:21
Fire Ops 101: Capt. Brian Burch, Central Arizona Fire & Medical AuthorityDoes your agency hold a “citizens’ academy?” You may want to consider it, says Capt. …2017/04/20community education, training2017-04-20 05:01:32
Scott Freitag, Chief, Central Arizona Fire & Medical AuthorityChief Scott Freitag began his emergency services career in 1993 as an EMT and Emergency …2017/04/13Chief Interviews2017-04-13 06:05:34
Capt. Kevin Keith, Firefighter/Paramedic, Prescott Ariz. Fire Dept.Captain Kevin Keith is a 17-year veteran of the fire service. He’s a technical rescue …2017/04/06Uncategorized2017-04-06 06:08:09
Eric Kriwer, Chief, Mayer Ariz. Fire Dept.Eric Kriwer began his fire service career in 1988 serving in Fountain Hills, Arizona. During …2017/03/31Chief Interviews2017-03-31 16:41:56
Dennis Light, Prescott Ariz. Fire ChiefDennis Light took over the chief’s position at the Prescott Fire Department in 2014, less …2017/03/31Chief Interviews2017-03-31 16:29:45