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. “
“Why did you go?” a reporter asked. – Duty. Honor. Brotherhood. Need I say more?
“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.”
The weather for fire department funerals in December in New England can be raining, snowing or bitterly cold.
You will recall that we called your attention to an article which reported on a USFA department chief speaking at the Volunteer Chief Officer Symposium.
Tom Brennan used to write that there are very few “always” and “nevers” in the Fire Service.
Nobody goes to the firehouse with the intention of getting hurt or dying.
You’re damned if you die and a hero if you don’t, right?
VSP will never save a firefighter that fails to wear his seatbelt, that drives like an Indy car racer, or eats his double cheeseburger on a jelly donut.