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Firehouse Problems Kitchen Table Solutions is a podcast about the fire service. We discuss everyday firehouse problems around the kitchen table. We also have regular guests from around the country who share their experiences in emergency services. Hosts: Captain Seth Rainwater and Will Silvey

Firehouse Problems Kitchen Table Solutions is a podcast about the fire service. We discuss everyday firehouse problems around the kitchen table. We also have regular guests from around the country who share their experiences in emergency services. Hosts: Captain Seth Rainwater and Will Silvey
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Firehouse Problems Kitchen Table Solutions is a podcast about the fire service. We discuss everyday firehouse problems around the kitchen table. We also have regular guests from around the country who share their experiences in emergency services. Hosts: Captain Seth Rainwater and Will Silvey

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English


Episodes

Ep. 87 The Christmas Episode

12/24/2018
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This week Seth and Will sit down at the kitchen table with Seth's kids, Grace and Jake. They also sit down with their wives, Becky and Brittany. They talk about the struggles fire department families face around Christmas.

Duration:00:46:33

Ep. 86 10 Secrets to a More Positive Workplace Part 1

12/3/2018
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This week Will and Seth sit down at the Kitchen table and discuss an article posted on Firehouse Magazine's Facebookpage written by David Griffin. The article discusses another article written by Lolly Daskal, President and CEO of Lead from Within. This article gives 10 steps becoming more positive and making your workplace more positive. This is part 1 of the disucssion.

Duration:00:42:06

Ep. 85 New Fire Service Mentors

10/15/2018
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This week Seth and Will cover a topic requested by a listener, Matthew Lyons. He asked us to dicusss where fire service mentors can be found. Will and Seth talk about fire service mentors who can be found on Facebook, Twitter, and other forms of social media.

Duration:00:43:36

Ep. 84 Fire Department Struggles Part 3

10/1/2018
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This week Seth and Will continue to disuss the Article " A New Day in the Firehouse" written by Daniel C. Vock and posted on wwww.governing.com. Will and Seth break down the middle part of the article that has been shared on Facebook and retweeted on Twitter countless times.

Duration:00:45:08

Ep. 83 Fire Department Struggles Part 2

9/17/2018
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This week Seth and Will continue to disuss the Article " A New Day in the Firehouse" written by Daniel C. Vock and posted on wwww.governing.com Will and Seth break down the middle part of the article that has been shared on Facebook and retweeted on Twitter countless times.

Duration:00:48:21

Ep. 82 Fire Department Struggles

9/3/2018
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This week Seth and Will discuss an article posted on www.governing.com written by Daniel C. Cook titled Fire Departments Struggle to Meet New Demands. This is the first part of a multiple part series on the article. The article discusses the added call volume, reduction of actual fires, and recruitement and retension issues. Seth and Will discuss the first part of the article concerning the changing call volume.

Duration:00:41:47

Ep. 81 The Rescue Me Episode

7/23/2018
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This week Chris Hayden joins Seth and Will at the kitchen table to discuss the tv show Rescue Me staring Dennis Leary. We talk about how the show is ahead of its time in regards to PTSD and Cancer. We also discuss how we view the show differently as seasoned firefighters as opposed to green horns.

Duration:00:43:07

Ep. 80 Interview with Matt Lowery

7/2/2018
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This week Matt Lowery from East Pierce Firefighters IAFF Local 3520 sits at the table. Matt talks about his work with their Local and then his decision to put his family first and step back from the his work with the Local and spend more time at home.

Duration:01:01:57

Ep. 79 Interview with Nick Starks

6/12/2018
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This week Seth sits down with his friend Nick Starks. Nick is a former firefighter turned Industiral Safety officer who works in the private sector. Nick talks about his journey to the fire service and his journey out of it.

Duration:00:36:37

Ep. 78 Firefighters and Politics

5/24/2018
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This week Seth and Will discuss why firefighters are involved in politics. They talk about the need for firefighters to be active in the political arena.

Duration:00:34:39

Ep. 77 Legacy

4/30/2018
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This week Seth and Will sit at the table and discuss what Legacy means? They discuss how your legacy is built and how much it really means.

Duration:00:39:55

Ep. 76 5 Things You Are Going to Miss About EMS.

3/26/2018
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This week Seth and Will discuss an article posted on EMS1.com titled 5 things you are going to miss about EMS. The article written by Michael Morse explains 5 things that you will miss about EMS when you are done with your career.

Duration:00:41:19

Ep. 75 The Mark Munger Episode

3/12/2018
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This week Mark Munger sits at the Table with Will and Seth. Mark talks about his 35 year career in the fire service. Mark talks about the IAFF Financial Corporation and the what services it provides IAFF Members. Mark also talks about the Packers, Cornhuskers, and food! It may be our best episode yet!

Duration:00:51:49

Ep. 74 Dealing with Millennials

2/26/2018
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This week Will and Seth discuss the new generation of Firefighters joining the workforce. They talk about cell phones being the new default mode for all people. Will and Seth give tips on how to reach the new generation.

Duration:00:46:57

Ep. 73 Weird Firefighters

2/5/2018
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This week Will and Seth discuss firefighter personalities. Almost all of the firefighters people say are sub-par are stranger personality types. Are they sub-par becausse they are strange or are they actually sub-par. How much of a role does personality play in our assessment of firefighters?

Duration:00:55:44

Ep. 72 8 Traits that Great Firefighters Share

1/20/2018
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This week Seth is joined by new cohost, Will Silvey. Seth and Will discuss an article published on firerescue1.com's website called 8 traits that great firefighters share. The article written by, David Soler, discusss the traits that can help you become the best firefighter you can be.

Duration:00:44:19

Ep.71 New Year's Resolutions

1/1/2018
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This week Seth talks about the importance of New Year's Resolutions in the fire service. Seth talks about setting goals for the new year. There is always room for improvement in the fire service.

Duration:00:36:07

Ep. 70 Christmas 2017

12/18/2017
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This week Seth's mom (Melissa Rainwater) and his wife (Becky Rainwater) sit at the table and discuss why Christmas is difficult for firefighter famlies.

Duration:00:28:06

Ep. 69 Creating an Inclusive Culture

12/4/2017
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This week Seth discusses an article posted on FireRescue1.com titled 7 Steps to an Inclusive Fire Deparmement Culture written by Robert Avsec.

Duration:00:33:55

EP. 68 Interview with Dr. Sara Jones

11/16/2017
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This week Dr. Sara Jones sits at the table and talks about her work with mental health of Firefighters and EMS. Dr. Jones is a Psychiatric Mental Health Practitioner at the University of Arkansas Medical Sciences (UAMS) . She talks about PTSD rates and the signs and symptoms of PTSD. Dr. Jones also talks about her work and the survey for Arkansas FIrefighters and EMS Workers and where her research might take her. It is one of my favorite episodes!

Duration:01:09:27