A Firefighter’s Life – Think Like a Firefighter
So much attention is focused upon the recruitment process in fire departments, the tests and the educational requirements, and as all of these most certainly need to be addressed and researched to a great extent, there is one element of the firefighter that, if truly understood, can set you so far ahead of the rest…. it is a true understanding of the life and mindset of a firefighter! How do you achieve this?A Quick Guide To Safe Generator Usage
In many locations around the world, where electricity supplies are unreliable or have been damaged as a result of a natural disaster, the hire of portable generators is a common resort for thousands of people. Unfortunately, while power may be restored, the usage of a generator can bring with it further risks of a different nature.Survival Food Shortage – The Wait Is On
Emergency survival food is becoming harder and harder to find in stock. In fact, most websites that offer emergency food storage are weeks to months behind. Find out more about the current state of the food storage industry and what is the likely trend for the future.Fire Extinguisher Types
A fire extinguisher comes in handy whenever unexpected fire springs up. While one may find that all fire extinguishers look the same, knowing the different fire extinguisher types would help one in identifying which to use on certain occasions. Identifying Burning Material – Knowing the type of material that is burning would help classify which of the fire extinguisher types would be appropriate to use.Which Works Better – Stun Guns Or Pepper Spray?
Many people wonder which one is better for defending yourself, a stun gun or pepper spray and there is no short answer to the question. The effects and usage of the two are so different that comparing them becomes complicated.Disaster Survival Kits – A Must for Self Protection
Are you a person that likes to participate in outdoor adventures as an active person? If yes, it is strongly advised that you should have a disaster survival kit. You are recommended to do so because of a very simple and clear reason. By having such a kit you will be increasing your chances of being safe if some calamity occurs. You can come across a disaster at any time.Wet Chemical System – Basic Information
Not all fires are the same. The cause of the fire determines the suppression method it needs. While water is great for most fires occurring from the burning of dry substances like dry leaves and paper, when used on burning oil, it makes it worse. For fires caused by oil, fat and gas foam and sand is widely used. But in case of bigger fires, the system is a lot more complex than that.Urban Survival Supplies
Today’s topic is urban survival supplies. We have seen many survival shows portray wilderness survival, plane crashes, mountain climbing gone wrong, etc. But, for most of us, we need to prepare to survive at home, school or the office in the event of some emergency or natural disaster.Get Prepared Now – A Survivalist Call To Alarm, Or Common Sense Wisdom?
To me self-preparedness is not a dirty word. As parents we train our small children to look forward to the next day and consider what they will wear, for example, to school or to church. Before long we start talking to them about what they want to be when they grow up. Soon we’re helping them make a plan for college so they can truly be what they want to be when they grow up. In short, we teach them to get prepared for life.6 Survival Tips Using a Hatchet
Should you be caught out in the woods you will want a hatchet, camp axe or tomahawk. We say that not just because it is useful in splitting wood, but also great for other uses. The following are 6 interesting survival tips and uses for the hatchet, axe, or tomahawk. Hopefully you will see the importance of bringing this type of tool when you are out in the wilderness.Incorporating Self-Sufficient Living Into Emergency Preparedness
After a disaster hits, you need to be self-sufficient for a few days. When you are creating an emergency preparedness plan, self-sufficient living must be part of it.Emergency Food – How to Prepare For Hard Times
In order to protect your family in a emergency survival situation, your preparation prior to an emergency or disaster is critical. Owning an emergency food supply and survival gear allows you and your loved one’s to be prepared for any of these instances.Early Roof Preparation for Hurricane Season
Hurricane season comes around every year, and unless you live far from water, you have a lot of things that may get damaged the next time Mr. or Mrs. Destruction comes around. As you get prepared for a hurricane, you throw as many things into your home that you can possibly think of in hopes of protecting it.Start a Fire Without Matches – One Approach
I once had to start a fire in a remote undeveloped location without matches. There was a need for heat to stay warm and cook a meal, so not having a fire wasn’t an option.Our Water Supply – Essential to Self Reliance and Emergency Preparedness
Recent events have driven home the point that water is essential to our daily life. I always knew that it was important, but there is nothing like a healthy dose of reality to make a true believer out of those of us who have taken it for granted.