“Every situation is a situation” and the fire you are responding to is one that you are seeing for the first time.
For some of you, three on the engine or truck is a luxury. Others at times wish they had three. This highlights a point in our education that I hear and read of many times from suburban and rural firefighters.
Ray shares some pics from Manhattan and a few other boroughs.
Tunnel vision, prejudices, attitude, excessive talking – all can turn a fireground sour.
Knocked with two lines operating, even after being briefly pushed back into the common hall.
When the engine is advancing toward the seat of the fire, it is important that the path in is clear, and that they have a clear path out.
UPDATED: Faced with significant fire on the first floor, and a language barrier, crews still located and rescued two children from both floors.
Organizers of yearly training event want your nozzle team photo.
44 puts holiday on hold to stretch in at a first due fire.
Probably the best fire service “spring break” you could ask for.