Running the Green LineA FirefighterNation.com Video

Civilians try to make a quick knockdown with the house line.

FirefighterNation.com member Sildo Mauricio Diaz Wooldrige posted this video titled "A Fire Starts in Osorno City." Osorno is in Chile and the video shows a civilian making a attempt to possibly knockdown the fire as best as possible with a garden hose. Later in the video you can see the local firefighters arrive and make a decent knockdown. Is it perfect? No. Then again, there is no perfect fireground.

I haven't translated the YouTube comments, but I'm sure someone is telling them what they did wrong and how to do it better.

Enjoy

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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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