Everyone went home so who the hell cares?
If your “accidental outcome” is that the fire went out and no one got hurt, you are hurtling down a path for disaster.
That sounds kind of redundant, doesn’t it?
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
“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.
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?
Don’t bastardize Cheney’s decision and Ayers acceptance by doing something foolish, believing that you are supposed to take a feed, supposed to get burned, if there is no reward at the end of the risk.