Lloyd Mitchell on the scene at Fillmore Avenue Continue reading
Multiple rescues from vacant home and commercial structure
A year of communication we hate to hear, but train to say
You can hear it got a little tense early on.
Vacant row comes down after someone dies.
Companies in the county and downtown put plenty of red ink in the log book.
Communication on the fireground has been an interest of mine for some time. It is a key subject when studying firefighter behavior, not only for what is said but how.
One of my favorite memories from my experience in Prince George’s County is a house fire in Adelphi. We were out on the squad earlier for a fatal accident and were on the scene waiting for investigators to finish their work. Communications put us on a box alarm for a house fire only a few blocks away from our location. Engine 441 was with us but had a line stretched, so we would be alone for just a minute or so. Continue reading