“Alerted to a reported structure fire in a private dwelling, what do you consider to be the three most important subjects in your personal size-up?”
Every day I log onto the internet and read the latest thoughts about how to better do our jobs. I read about tactics, trainings ideas and things gone horribly wrong that caused one of own to pay the ultimate price. Recently I had a wake-up call.
“A fundamental basic to any successful fireground operation is a successful initial hoseline stretch. It seems simple enough, so why should we drill on it so much? Three main reasons:”
“- there have been 14 articles written devoted to “Examining the process of firefighting to see if there is a better and safer way to operate”.