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Ray McCormack

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Weekly Scrap #120 - Ray McCormack, Keep Fire in Your Life

The Weekly Scrap

Joined by none other than the legendary Ray McCormack to kick off the new year in style. It was an awesome conversation as he talked about his history in the fire service... then transitioned to the culture of extinguishment, live fire training, the importance of patience and poise.... and that does not even include the questions at him from the audience. He finished off by crushing the first ever "Next" Five questions for firefighters.  Was an awesome show!

2hr 2mins

2 Jan 2022

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Thirsty Thursday #2: Ray McCormack talks about the UL Study on Suppression and Ventilation in SFD

Thirsty Thursday

Instructors from Strike the Box Training talk with special guest Lt Ray McCormack about the research completed by UL on the coordination of suppression and ventilation in fires in single-family homes.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/striketheboxtraining/support

1hr 1min

28 Jan 2021

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National Fireman's Journal: Ray McCormack


Host Bobby Halton talks with Ray McCormack about firefighter training, hose stretches, firefighting, fire research, and more.The best way to keep up with Fire Engineering? Get our regular e-Newsletter: www.fireengineering.com/enewsletter.

1hr 14mins

7 May 2020

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S5, E53 Standpipe Operations with FDNY Lieutenant Ray McCormack


Even in a vertical city like New York, high-rise construction continues to expand into the outer boroughs where fire companies need to be ready to respond. Thirty-eight year veteran fire officer, Lt. Ray McCormack discusses the Department’s Standpipe Operations and Training. Battalion Chief Brian Mulry hosts. […]


18 Apr 2020

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S3, E36 FDNY Apparatus Positioning with Battalion Chief Christopher Eysser and Lieutenant Ray McCormack


Frequent drilling and communication prior to arrival at a fire is critical to proper apparatus positioning. Veteran FDNY members, Battalion Chief Christopher Eysser and Lt. Ray McCormack discuss efficient and effective placement techniques of the FDNY’s fleet that can elevate performance on the fireground and even […]


29 Nov 2018

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Transitional Attacks Are Like a Bunt with Ray McCormack

Code 3 - The Firefighters' Podcast

The transitional attack. Some firefighters swear by it, some swear at it. The NFPA says it’s a way to soften the target. Does it help, or does it have the potential to make firefighting harder? My guest today says a transitional attack is like a bunt in baseball. Ray McCormack is a 30-year veteran and a lieutenant with FDNY. He publishes Urban Firefighter Magazine. He delivered the keynote address at FDIC in 2009.


29 Nov 2018