Going to the outside for a new Chief is done for a variety of reasons. In some cases, nobody in the FD wants the job
Uncanny timing of inept city politics is highlighted by a working fire with people trapped.
These guys have what I call “the drive”… they want the job so bad they can almost taste it and have kept themselves in good shape and a positive mental attitude.
“Battalion 2 to Communications, have the second engine bring their blitz line to side Charlie and start city police ASAP for crowd control.”
Backdraft reportedly blew a fireball nearly across the street.
Capitol Heights fire with two rescued in critical condition.
Video shows what appears to be first arriving crew faced with a stuck and trapped occupant as well as a working fire. What would be your plan C? Or D, E and F?
It is easy to look backwards at an event and say that things should have been done differently and there would have been another outcome.
They use weird hose, so we should pay them little attention, right?