And The Oscar Goes To…

Winners in various categories in fire service cinema.
Or, just the ones I like.



A few personal favorites after red carpet night.

Best Movie With A Dropkick Murphy Soundtrack

Bowie Road Apartment Fire, Laurel, MD
Berwyn Heights Co.14

Best Combination of Cinematography and Soundtrack


Manassas Fire – Engine Company 501 (Take 2)
Mike Lesnick; Manassas Volunter Fire Company, Va.

Best First Due Engine Movie

Fire in Woodside Queens E-292 L-163 First Due
andrzejtnt2000

Best First Due Truck Movie

PGFD Chillum House Fire
Ericsmo, Chillum (PGFD Co.44 ) House Fire

Best Rescue In A Movie

Jerome St. Dorch fire 11/11/1982 02:30 hrs.
FourDeuce, Rescues during fire in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood

Best Bump In Engine Company Assignment In A Movie

DCFD Rescue 3 on Apartment Fire in the 3rd Battalion
DCFDRescue, Engine Company 15 goes from 3rd due to 1st due.

Best Comedy Portrayal

Hosed Episode 1 – Rescue Me, a Fire Call
justonmckinney, The Fire Call

Best Roof Work In A Video

Helmet Cam Apartment Fire 5035 Central Ave SE
DCFDTruck17, Truck 17 Driver Helmet Camera

Best Editing Of Multiple Cameras For One Fire

Working Garage Fire MD Hwy Bloomington, MD 11-4-10
irons22man

Best “Old School” Video

FDNY – “The Fire Factory”
R1 SmokeEater

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Jeff chandler
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Very good explanation! I have been known to have the same rant.
2015-01-17 03:58:59
Anthony Correia
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Dave i agree with your whole post. However the one thing I'm not experiencing or seeing is the over safetyifcation. While i hear words spoke about being safe when possible, but not sacrificing service for safety. If anything, i see firefighters more aggressive than when i started many years back due to the increased protection…
2015-01-14 14:37:28
Jon Newton
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Well done. You make some awesome points. In regards to the "numbers".....(and kind of backing up your thought of changing tactics), we have often wondered why there is so much emphasis on RIT and the RIT/Industrial complex. I'm on Chicago and have worked in the Chicago Suburbs for almost 20 years. We've seen the advent…
2015-01-14 04:15:23
Marshall Sampietro
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spot on....
2015-01-02 14:43:50
Ron Ayotte
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“Over safetyification”... Dave, that is the best description of what those who want to prevent us from doing the job want to do to the job.
2014-12-31 16:29:29
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