Know Your SCBA!

It is so important to know how to use an SCBA properly! It is the basic piece of PPE that we all wear to protect our respiratory system from exposure to Immediate Danger to Life or Health (IDLH) environments. Recently, I was conducting a Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus training session at a

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Loyalty Comes In Many Forms

“I'm very loyal in relationships. Even when I go out with my mom I don't look at other moms.” Garry Shandling Loyalty comes in all forms. Brand Loyalty, Company Loyalty…..Loyalty to the lowest price. Loyalty is also a two-way street. You don’t get instant Loyalty, but you can destroy it in an instant.

Loyalty Comes In Many Forms2017-07-18T10:05:22-04:00

Happy Winter to All!

As I look out my office window, I am reminded of the beauty of our Canadian winters. It also makes me think of the special conditions that cold weather brings to firefighting and some of the brutal events that I have worked through in this climate! Cold weather, snow and ice

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Three Families and Some Red Tents

I am proud to say that I come from three very strong families. My Mom and Dad have always been there for both my sister and I and now they’re there for their grandsons,Kaden and Kurtis as well. The strength and commitment they’ve shown in always helping others is a deeply-rooted

Three Families and Some Red Tents2017-07-18T10:02:53-04:00

Communication and Common Sense Are Key!

Over the years, many innovations have been made in the fire trade – especially with regard to new equipment, and extensive and specialized training.
I have sat on all sides of the table – as a parent, firefighter, fire officer and chief, as well as a salesperson for M&L Supply. It seems

Communication and Common Sense Are Key!2017-07-18T10:02:01-04:00

Our Training is a Value-Added Service!

Cutter’s Edge Rotary Saws are another great product offered by M&L Supply. Training is essential to the success of any fire department. Not only does M&L sell the best quality products, we also offer training on just about everything we sell. Our sales representatives are well-trained, knowledgeable about and experienced with

Our Training is a Value-Added Service!2017-07-18T10:01:08-04:00

Defining Moments

fellow from Texas once. Both these moments have extended stories that I will share when we meet up next! Going to FDIC (the Disneyworld for Firefighters) this year proved to be no exception as far as defining moments go. The defining moment happened in a Suburban 6-seater travelling at Warp 7

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Please join us in congratulating David Membury and Geoff Lovell
on their recent retirements from M&L Supply! They added a lot to our team and we’re going to miss both of
them but we will be keeping in touch to draw on their knowledge and expertise.
May all the years ahead bring good health,


Firefighter Safety

This is my first attempt at writing for a blog so, I figured that I should talk about the most important thing facing firefighters today – their safety! Accountability is the responsibility of everyone on the fireground – not just the Incident Commander. Developing an easy to use accountability system, instituting

Firefighter Safety2017-07-18T09:58:59-04:00