This year, avoid the airports and just get on the Capital Beltway.
“If ‘fast attack’ is intended to mean quick access into the structure and positioning of the hoselines for a quick knockdown, then it is dead-on in probably the majority of working fires in Houston.”
Is it the actual tactic or is it a string of collective, individual errors making us question Houston’s ‘fast attack’?
Reconnaissance. Making the most of local alarms to become aware of greater difficulties.
“Eventually the line is charged and the fire attack and search continue. The report from the interior is “primary search is negative.” “
One of many great reasons to come to the Washington, D.C. area.
“Cowboys, who do they think they are jumping in there without any SCBA on…”
I’m pretty certain the fire will attack you, just not exactly like this.
“For basement fires, the first line goes where?”
“You are ‘hard wired’ to either control the situation (a mayday, for example) or you will panic, and show it in your voice.”