Everyone went home so who the hell cares?
Rote training produces rote responses and as such the mind isn’t challenged to think in different ways. Use this video and the questions to challenge yourself and the firefighters you work with.
Watch this and begin to consider your own work as the second-in company.
Maybe the fire service needs to stop being that parent who tells their child, ‘I’m going to count to three. One….two…three,’ and does nothing.
If your “accidental outcome” is that the fire went out and no one got hurt, you are hurtling down a path for disaster.
These guys have what I call “the drive”… they want the job so bad they can almost taste it and have kept themselves in good shape and a positive mental attitude.
Video shows what appears to be first arriving crew faced with a stuck and trapped occupant as well as a working fire. What would be your plan C? Or D, E and F?
It is easy to look backwards at an event and say that things should have been done differently and there would have been another outcome.
You’re cutting a hole for ventilation, not slicing off half a pound of Pimento loaf.
Hey, it’s only skin grafts, what’s the big deal? You weren’t there so you can’t judge.