It is believed that the three victims were hit with a thermal blast of heat before the handline burned through.
The T-16 crew proceeded into the structure and observed a small amount of rubbish burning on the ground.
” – it was reported that all at once it sounded like firefighters were yelling “back out, back out” and “bail out.””
En route to the scene, the victim had advised the IC that they might have radio problems, due to past experiences with their radios in this type of structure.
“The officer and nozzle man from E95 thought they heard a scream from inside the fire building. “
“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.”
You’ve seen the video on Facebook – noise, limited visibility, an increasing urgency to get out. The Front Seat speaks with the video creator as well as picks up on some interesting items on Oklahoma City garden-style apartment fires.
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“Don’t worry about that nozzle kid, cause we [won’t] do fires anymore.”