We have to get our act together to break this vicious cycle, or there will not be an American Fire Service to pass on to the next generation of firefighters.
Just before he presses the button on his handie-talkie the EMS duty officer reaches out to him, “Check this out, Ladder 104 Can, he’s spiked his heart rate and respiration.”
Firefighter tracking, health monitoring and PPE combine to offer a proactive approach to your safety on the fireground.
Okay, so this isn’t someone straddling the window sill with that rich brownish, grayish smoke pulsing out over him, but imagine pulling up to this with just you, your driver and one firefighter in the back. What’s your game-plan?
“We have some of the best training and the best equipment to do this.”
“I believe I’m at the stairwell on the Walnut Street side, but I’m stuck in here. On the fire floor, can’t get out of this spot and I’m burning up in here.”