Just before he presses the button on his handie-talkie the EMS duty officer reaches out to him, “Check this out, Ladder 104 Can, he’s spiked his heart rate and respiration.”
Okay, so this isn’t someone straddling the window sill with that rich brownish, grayish smoke pulsing out over him, but imagine pulling up to this with just you, your driver and one firefighter in the back. What’s your game-plan?
“I believe I’m at the stairwell on the Walnut Street side, but I’m stuck in here. On the fire floor, can’t get out of this spot and I’m burning up in here.”
Nice series of video and audio of a Columbia County fire from start to finish.
Arrival video from D.C. offers opportunity to train on sizeup report expectations.
Aggressive and Safety each took a hit in Toledo.
” – it was reported that all at once it sounded like firefighters were yelling “back out, back out” and “bail out.””
Video highlights communications during fire attack and mayday.
There’s more to it than grabbing a saw, cutting a hole and watching the engine, right?
We’ll be talking about the nation’s only 2-man ladder company. What? You say there are other minimum staffed companies out there? No way!