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National Fire Radio captures the essence of the culture in today's firehouses.

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Episode 13: Bobby Eckert

This week we were fortunate enough to have Fire Captain Bobby Eckert in the studio with us. We hit on some great topics and had an extended interview with him to hit all the topics we wanted to discuss. A true pleasure having him in the studio!Check out his Instagram Page for some awesome fire tactics and other fire related posts@Eckert_335Thanks for listening!Check us out on Facebook and Instagram for more!Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nationalfire/Instagram: @National_Fire_RadioYouTube: htps://youtube.com/nationalfireradioSoundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/nationalfireradio

1hr 49mins

22 Aug 2018

Rank #1

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Episode 22: The Hook N Can

Starting off the new year with some solid brothers! Tonight we met with some real solid brothers, the Hook n Can. They're a training page well known on facebook and instagram and well, odds are if you know us, you know these guys too! Truly awesome guys, and we had a great time busting their chops on camera but also hitting some seriously awesome topics. Check them out on facebook and instagram to see more of their content.Facebook: @TheHook&CanInstagram: @thehookncanThanks for watching!Check us out on Facebook and Instagram for more!Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nationalfireradio/Instagram: @National_Fire_RadioYouTube: https://youtube.com/nationalfireradioSoundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/nationalfireradio

2hr 3mins

10 Jan 2019

Rank #2

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Episode 55: Lt. Nick Papa

One of our final guests in the studio before everything changed, todays episode features a familiar face, Lt. Nick Papa with the New Britain FD. Lt Papa headlined our very first On Tap event nearly a year ago now in Pearl River, NY. We welcome him into the studio several weeks ago to hear some of his stories and talk about many of his experiences as a firefighter and FDIC instructor.Thanks for watching!Head to www.nationalfireradio.com to pick up some of our latest merchandiseCheck us out on Facebook and Instagram, Spotify and more!Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nationalfireradio/Instagram: @National_Fire_RadioTwitter: @National_Fire_RadioYouTube: https://youtube.com/nationalfireradioSoundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/nationalfireradioIG: @Rush_The_BusSoundcloud: www.soundcloud.com/rush-the-busIG: @The_Size_Up

1hr 38mins

14 Apr 2020

Rank #3

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Episode 37: Captain Nick Esposito

Captain Nick Esposito with the Bridgeport Fire Department stopped by to hang out with Jeremy and Rob. Capt. Esposito has been a career fireman for 20 years now, and also runs the training page Truck Tactics on Facebook and Instagram. Rob and Jeremy hit some great topics with Capt. Esposito and talk more than just tactics in this weeks podcast! Check out Capt Esposito!Facebook: Truck_TacticsInstagram: @Truck_tacticsTwitter: @ffnick40Thanks for watching!Head to www.nationalfireradio.com to pick up some of our merchandiseCheck us out on Facebook and Instagram, Spotify and more!Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nationalfireradio/Instagram: @National_Fire_RadioYouTube: https://youtube.com/nationalfireradioSoundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/nationalfireradio

1hr 33mins

3 Jul 2019

Rank #4

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Episode 48: Elkhart Brass

On todays episode we welcomed 2 very special guests to the studio, Jerry Herbst, and Chris "Stretch" Martin from Elkhart Brass. We talk more than just fire nozzles and brass tacks in this podcast. Jeremy and Rob hit some of the hard facts about firefighting, and the fire service culture with Chris and Jerry. It was an amazing opportunity in the studio to get to spend the time with two awesome guys that are doing tremendous things for the fire service, and we look forward having them back again soon!Thanks for listening!Head to www.nationalfireradio.com to pick up some of our latest merchandiseCheck us out on Facebook and Instagram, Spotify and more!Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nationalfireradio/Instagram: @National_Fire_RadioTwitter: @National_Fire_RadioYouTube: https://youtube.com/nationalfireradioSoundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/nationalfireradio

1hr 28mins

20 Dec 2019

Rank #5

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Episode 45: Captain Barry Nechis

This week the job talk comes with special guest Barry Nechis, Captain of the New Rochelle FD in New York. With 32 years of experience on the job, Captain Nechis had some great stories to share and Part two, where the guys discuss quints, trucks, and much more coming soon.

1hr 32mins

7 Nov 2019

Rank #6

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Episode 44: Ryan Pennington with Jumpseat Training

Ryan Pennington has become a close friend and supporter of National Fire Radio since we started. While up here last week, Jeremy and Ryan checked out the NJ Fools conference, and sat down for some awesome discussions. If you don't know who Ryan is, check him out on social media and his website if you want to see more of his training or have him come to your department for training.FB: @Jumpseat Training LLCIG: @jumpseatviewswww.ryanpennington.usThanks for listening!Head to www.nationalfireradio.com to pick up some of our merchandiseCheck us out on Facebook and Instagram, Spotify and more!Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nationalfireradio/Instagram: @National_Fire_RadioYouTube: https://youtube.com/nationalfireradioSoundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/nationalfireradio

1hr

21 Oct 2019

Rank #7

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Episode 47: Aaron Heller Round 2

Another first for NFR, we welcome back a previous guest and friend, Aaron Heller. Recently we went out to Louisiana for some incredible hands on training led by Aaron and his stellar team of firefighters with On Scene Training Associates LLC. Enjoy this recap of our trip out there, and some other awesome topics that we hit!Thanks for listening!Head to www.nationalfireradio.com to pick up some of our latest merchandiseCheck us out on Facebook and Instagram, Spotify and more!Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nationalfireradio/Instagram: @National_Fire_RadioTwitter: @National_Fire_RadioYouTube: https://youtube.com/nationalfireradioSoundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/nationalfireradio

1hr 27mins

2 Dec 2019

Rank #8

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Episode 32: Round Table Talk

This last Sunday Jeremy had some brothers into the studio for a "round" table discussion about the fire service. We look forward to doing more discussions like this in the future! Thanks to our 3 guests for stopping by and taking the time out of their morning to come visit!Thanks for watching!Head to www.nationalfireradio.com to pick up some of our merchandiseCheck us out on Facebook and Instagram for more!Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nationalfireradio/Instagram: @National_Fire_RadioYouTube: https://youtube.com/nationalfireradioSoundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/nationalfireradio

1hr 18mins

5 Apr 2019

Rank #9

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Episode 60: NFR Live with Nick Martin, 4/15/2020

Our second Youtube Live podcast with Battalion Chief Nick Martin from North Carolina.

1hr 58mins

4 May 2020

Rank #10

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Episode 50: Brian Butler with Urban Fire Training

Todays episode is with Brian Butler from Urban Fire Training. Brian is a Captain with the Trenton Fire Dept in New Jersey. Brian has over 20 years of experience in the fire service and more recently started his new venture of, "A fireman walks into a bar". The guys connected with Brian at one of his events a while back and have been excited to get him into the studio since. Check out Brians page on Facebook and Instagram @UrbanfiretrainingThanks for listening!Head to www.nationalfireradio.com to pick up some of our latest merchandiseCheck us out on Facebook and Instagram, Spotify and more!Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nationalfireradio/Instagram: @National_Fire_RadioTwitter: @National_Fire_RadioYouTube: https://youtube.com/nationalfireradioSoundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/nationalfireradio

1hr 12mins

26 Mar 2020

Rank #11

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Episode 46: Ret. ATF Agent Wayne Miller

Episode 46: Ret. ATF Agent Wayne Miller by Jeremy Donch and Robert Ridley

1hr 24mins

15 Nov 2019

Rank #12

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Episode 54: Mo Davis

Our second virtual podcast welcomes Houston District Chief, Mo Davis. The benefits to being able to do these virtual podcasts now gives us the capability to reach anyone across the country. The guys discuss the current status of the country during this pandemic and how now more than ever, the fire service must adapt to the changes. Chief Davis has a true passion and love for the fire service that is absolutely infectious. A great podcast and we cannot wait to meet up with him again in person in the future. Thanks for listening!Head to www.nationalfireradio.com to pick up some of our latest merchandiseCheck us out on Facebook and Instagram, Spotify and more!Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nationalfireradio/Instagram: @National_Fire_RadioTwitter: @National_Fire_RadioYouTube: https://youtube.com/nationalfireradioSoundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/nationalfireradioIG: @Rush_The_BusSoundcloud: www.soundcloud.com/rush-the-bus

1hr 14mins

1 Apr 2020

Rank #13

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Episode 25: Flow and Vent

Last week we had the opportunity to sit down and meet with some of the solid brothers behind the training page, Flow and Vent. Together they hit on some great points and had some great open dialogue on issues we all face within the fire service. Go check out Flow and Vent on their social media platforms or email them if you want to set up some killer training with them.www.flowandvent.comflowandvent@gmail.comFacebook: Flow and VentInstagram: @flowandventThanks for watching!Check us out on Facebook and Instagram for more!Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nationalfireradio/Instagram: @National_Fire_RadioYouTube: https://youtube.com/nationalfireradioSoundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/nationalfireradio

1hr 42mins

4 Feb 2019

Rank #14

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Episode 28: Jack Dewan Jr

Jack Dewan Jr, also known as @theirishtillerman has been a long time supporter of the show and has a rich family heritage in the fire service. Jack currently works in Baltimore, and has some spectacular stories about his experiences over the years as a FDNY dispatcher, and Baltimore Firefighter. Enjoy!Thanks for watching!Check us out on Facebook and Instagram for more!Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nationalfireradio/Instagram: @National_Fire_RadioYouTube: https://youtube.com/nationalfireradioSoundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/nationalfireradio

1hr 37mins

12 Feb 2019

Rank #15

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Episode 27: Bridgeport Chief Richard Thode

This week we were fortunate to meet up with a now great friend of ours, Chief Richard Thode. Chief Thode invited us up to Connecticut to ride along with him several months ago, and we spent an awesome day checking out all of the houses in the city and meeting some spectacular firefighters. It was truly a pleasure having him come down to the studio (and test out some new equipment with us as well!). We cannot wait to get back up to his neck of the woods soon!

1hr 32mins

8 Feb 2019

Rank #16

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Episode 56: Tommy and Mark with PL Vulcan

Episode 56 was our very last episode in the studio right before our worlds turned upside down from the Corona virus pandemic. We were fortunate enough to welcome Tommy Gies and Mark Gregory from PL Vulcan in the studio; two outrageous characters that we got the chance to share lots of laughs with and stories with. Thanks as always for watching and keep tuning in for more content!Head to www.nationalfireradio.com to pick up some of our latest merchandiseCheck us out on Facebook and Instagram, Spotify and more!Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nationalfireradio/Instagram: @National_Fire_RadioTwitter: @National_Fire_RadioYouTube: https://youtube.com/nationalfireradioSoundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/nationalfireradioIG: @Rush_The_BusSoundcloud: www.soundcloud.com/rush-the-busIG: @The_Size_Up

1hr 50mins

16 Apr 2020

Rank #17

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Episode 53: NFR with Thin Red Line Radio

While we had originally scheduled to get these guys in the studio for an interview, the state of the world right now forced us to adapt. We are determined to continue putting up podcasts and interviewing some spectacular people from the fire service. Thankfully with Zoom, we can now continue to do so. Episode 53 welcomes Sean Eagan and John Hayowyk from Thin Red Line Radio into the virtual studio. Thank you as always for sticking with us, especially during these troubling times.Head to www.nationalfireradio.com to pick up some of our latest merchandiseCheck us out on Facebook and Instagram, Spotify and more!Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nationalfireradio/Instagram: @National_Fire_RadioTwitter: @National_Fire_RadioYouTube: https://youtube.com/nationalfireradioSoundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/nationalfireradioIG: @Rush_The_BusSoundcloud: www.soundcloud.com/rush-the-bus

1hr 40mins

1 Apr 2020

Rank #18

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Episode 33: Next Rung and Mental Health Awareness

May is Mental Health Awareness month, and with that comes the incredible story of Next Rung and the truly incredible work that they do for First Responders. Blake is one of the founders with Next Rung and tells us his story, and the story of Next Rung in today's Podcast. Definitely one of the least talked areas of the fire service, but crucial to discuss. Thanks for listening.Stay Solid!Thanks for listening!Head to www.nationalfireradio.com to pick up some of our merchandiseCheck us out on Facebook and Instagram for more!Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nationalfireradio/Instagram: @National_Fire_RadioYouTube: https://youtube.com/nationalfireradioSoundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/nationalfireradio

1hr 34mins

2 May 2019

Rank #19

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Fire Dept Chronicles and Flow & Vent TAKE OVER the NFR Podcast

While at our NFR On Tap, Jason from Fire Dept Chronicles and the Guys from Flow and Vent decided to take over the podcast. Needless to say things got a little...weird...Note to self: do not leave Jason alone with the cameras.Our NEXT ON TAP EVENT will be in BUFFALO, NY on Monday, June 24th with Captain Bobby Eckert. Head to www.nationalfireradio.com to get your tickets early!!!Thanks for listening!Check us out on Facebook and Instagram for more!Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nationalfireradio/Instagram: @National_Fire_RadioYouTube: https://youtube.com/nationalfireradioSoundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/nationalfireradioStay Solid

21mins

20 Jun 2019

Rank #20