Members of Engine Co.210 were injured in one of the many all hands fires in the borough.
“FDNY Captain Paddy Brown is quoted as saying, “you can do everything right on this job and still get killed.””
It’s disappointing when your rig is O.O.S. Worse when the reserve catches fire.
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.
Crews had to move through waist high debris to reach the occupant.
February ended with two second alarms struck and the spring rotation finalized.
Two new engines, two new rear-mounts, and a new rescue.