We as a service need to be able to handle the tough criticism that goes with working in a life and death environment.
It lies in pride, a haughtiness that gushes over with phrases of “brotherhood”, RFB-KTF and t-shirt slogans in place of proven wisdom.
There is a huge disconnect between what is needed in that smoke filled room and what people decide to learn and train on.
We must first understand the proper terminology related to firefighter fatalities and how this terminology affects the official annual tallies put forth by two national fire service organizations.
Fox Street rescue challenges those who cling to absolutes in fear and tradition.