A soldier can receive the latest “in-country” training and intelligence on his enemy, but if he walks point with his rifle slung over his shoulder like he’s taking a stroll through the mall, he’ll be killed fast. Firefighters are no different.
Are we trendy and lazy?
Just imagine the immediate impact if we took 20% of the funding used to conduct all of the studies and let firemen practice putting out real fires!
When the devil is in the details you have to ask “is the greatest detail being overlooked?”
We owe it to ourselves to recognize that stress is just as debilitating as a physical injury on the fireground.
Hey, I ‘like’ you, but I don’t ‘like like’ you, if you know what I mean.
Do not estimate your hose stretch on outside access and stream reach.
Until we accept the fact that what happens to them can happen to us, there will always be a reluctance to learn from the lessons of others.
Do you have the tools and knowledge to “address” the envelope?
Comments to post on popular Facebook page reveal some hefty attitudes of the FDNY doing it wrong.