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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

Cape Cod Working: Three-Alarms in Dennis with Occupants Jumping

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  Dennisport fire has occupants, officers and a firefighter injured

Expect Fire Buffalo: High-Rise Smoke and No Standpipes

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Lloyd Mitchell on the scene of fatal fourth floor fire Video below is from Lloyd Mitchell Photography of a fire at 1240 Delaware Avenue, a U-shaped multi-family dwelling. Engine 37 and Truck 4 roll on a PS to investigate smoke. They arrived on location and requested the balance of the first alarm for a heavy […]

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“To provide a point of critical thought about certain acts and events in the fire service while incorporating behavioral education and commentary in a referenced format.”

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Bill Carey
Wanted: Honest Discernment in Our Fire Service Discussions
Thank you Ed.
2014-10-22 14:26:50
Ed Hartin
Wanted: Honest Discernment in Our Fire Service Discussions
Excellent article Bill!
2014-10-14 12:47:14
Ron Ayotte
Complacency and Awareness: History Lessons from the Mog and Rangers
Bill.. I agree with Tony C. The situations we respond to sometimes reuire that we tune and tweak SOPs and SOGs "on the fly" in order to complete the tasks given. Fire doesn't care what is stated in our SOPs/SOGs.
2014-10-11 22:14:29
Bill Carey
Complacency and Awareness: History Lessons from the Mog and Rangers
Thanks Tony.
2014-10-06 11:06:34
Tony C.
Complacency and Awareness: History Lessons from the Mog and Rangers
A great read, Bill. I see so much of this in the fire service. I forgot to pull up my hood on the last fire and I didn't get burned. I didn't buckle my waist strap on the last fire and I didn't get tangled up. I didn't check my bottle before my last fire…
2014-10-05 15:37:05
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