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The Firefighters Podcast

Pete Wakefield

The Firefighters Podcast is a global podcast seeking to develop, inspire, connect, motivate, represent & celebrate the world of our emergency services operators through a series of wide-ranging conversations celebrating those within our emergency services family and encouraging the support of this incredible group of people.

Operational UK firefighter Pete Wakefield speaks with individuals from all walks of life who share a connection with, can add value to, or can develop those who choose this life path.

Our driving purpose is to create a legacy resource for the current and future generations of firefighters & first responders

Waldbaum’s supermarket fire Debrief: The historic fire that killed 6 FDNY firefightersFebruary 19, 2024
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#282 Firefighter Cancer, Decontamination & Particulate ProtectionFebruary 12, 2024
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#281 Mickey Farrell Top Floor Tactics & FDNYFebruary 05, 2024
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#280 A Firefighters Battle with Cancer with Steve "Robbie" BurnsJanuary 31, 2024
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#279 Resilience & Mental Fitness with Hadleigh FischerJanuary 29, 2024
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#278 The Antarctic Fire Angels - Ordinary Women doing extraordinary thingsJanuary 26, 2024
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#277 Navigating Change with Joe HassellJanuary 22, 2024
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#276 How we determine the fitness levels required of Firefighters with Tom AshworthJanuary 18, 2024
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Highrise Firefighting - The History, Lessons learned & what you need to know about how far we have comeJanuary 15, 2024
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#275 Lars Axelsson The Swedish Fire NerdJanuary 08, 2024
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Shirley Towers 6th April 2010 Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service - Incident Debrief January 03, 2024
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#274 John Gregory & The British Firefighter Challenge 2024 LAUNCHJanuary 01, 2024
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Reflections, Ideas & book recommendations for 2024December 30, 2023
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#273 Ryan Phillips - Creativity, being an oddball & How joining the fire service brought out the best in meDecember 28, 2023
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#272 Ian Dilks aka "DILKSY"December 26, 2023
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The Watts Street Fire, Manhattan, FDNY - March 28th 1994 - Incident DebriefDecember 24, 2023
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#271 What it takes to win a National BA ChallengeDecember 20, 2023
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#270 Authentic Leadership with Amy Croxton-EvansDecember 18, 2023
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#269 Brigadier Chris Murray - Command, Leadership & Lessons from the COREDecember 16, 2023
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#268 Catherine Levin Editor, Emergency Services TimesDecember 14, 2023
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#267 Solving the problem of Heavy Vehicle Rescue & The Extrication Framework with Mike Maybin of IRRTCDecember 11, 2023
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#266 Can Neurodiversity hold the key to progress & innovation in the Fire service with Miriam HeppelDecember 09, 2023
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#265 PPE standards PFAS and what you need to know about the firekit your wearing with David MatthewsDecember 07, 2023
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#264 Richard DunbarDecember 04, 2023
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#263 Leadership, culture & how to have difficult conversations with James CoomberNovember 27, 2023
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