The public becomes upset when occupied “unoccupied” buildings burn in Maine and Nevada.
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.
Man also in critical condition after being rescued from South Side home.
If your department is unable to meet the mission they are tasked with, you have the obligation to tell those you are responsible to protect that you can’t.
The vehicle rolled over several times and Smith was reportedly ejected.
Take away the vacant building, the vacant building problem goes away.
How’s that pledge thing working out for you?