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Brooklyn Working: Video of All-Hands Fire, Box 2971

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Box 7-5-2971 for the fire at 432 Avenue P

Elizabeth, NJ Working: Video of Occupant Rescue During Four-Alarm Fire

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A lot of passion while the ladders are being thrown on Jersey Avenue

Expect Fire: Buffalo Smoke Investigation PLUS FirefighterNation and Fire Engineering Peaked Roof Info

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Video from Lloyd Mitchell of Military Road roof work

Why We Search: Rescue in Abandoned Camden House

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Squatter rescued and family in exposure removed

Why We Search: Squatters Inside Lynn, MA Vacant Building Fire

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Homeless woman injured in fire at former car dealership

Why We Search: Rescue in Portland from Vacant House Fire

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Homeless woman critically injured after trying to get warm

Buffalo Working: Video of Two-Alarm Fire on Northland Avenue

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Lloyd Mitchell on the scene with video from commercial building fire

Why We Search: Occupied Vacants in Chicago, Tucson and Vegas

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Proving once again that vacant and abandoned are just words

P.G. County Working: Video of Chillum-Adelphi House Fire

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Ride in with Riverdale on this 4th Battalion fire

Buffalo Working: Videos from Two Overnight Fires

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  Lloyd Mitchell on the scene of two first-alarm jobs

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FE Talk: Humpday Hangout

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Dave LeBlanc
Who Looks After The Victims?
Dave - I think the reason there is a debate is because the message is so contorted. From those that have chosen to manipulate the information to suit their position, the the ISFSI own website saying different things about what the tactics truly are. I agree 100% with giving everyone the information and letting them…
2014-11-20 22:06:56
Dave Skidmore
Who Looks After The Victims?
I'm glad you identified the "one issue no one is discussing, the lack of manpower on scene". My department runs a single apparatus, staffed with a minimum of 4 guys sometimes 5, with our second due being either our paid call or mutual aid - either option realistically being 10 plus minutes behind the first…
2014-11-19 22:01:40
Heath Smith
Who Looks After The Victims?
Great article Dave. I agree with your comment that "they became traditions because they work." And yes if you change the focus from life safety to your own safety how about holding a town meeting and letting those you swore to protect know whats going on, I am sure they will see your point!
2014-11-19 19:28:21
Ron Ayotte
Who Looks After The Victims?
Excellence as usual, Dave.
2014-11-19 03:39:35
Ron Ayotte
Your Eyes Are Useless When the Mind is Blind, Part III
David... excellent series.
2014-11-15 02:37:13
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