Your crew of five arrives and has their own hydrant out front.
A soldier can receive the latest “in-country” training and intelligence on his enemy, but if he walks point with his rifle slung over his shoulder like he’s taking a stroll through the mall, he’ll be killed fast. Firefighters are no different.
Are we trendy and lazy?
“He used up all the goddamn brave he had.”
Attic fires and the latest research in fighting them by Bill Schnaekel
Just imagine the immediate impact if we took 20% of the funding used to conduct all of the studies and let firemen practice putting out real fires!
One well-off in Kent County, Maryland
Some rush the details and then shake their heads when it doesn’t work out.
When the devil is in the details you have to ask “is the greatest detail being overlooked?”
We owe it to ourselves to recognize that stress is just as debilitating as a physical injury on the fireground.