Frequently, it is said: “only truckies get medals.” While there are times when this seems true, engine company Firefighters–especially the nozzle Firefighter–are often the unsung heroes behind many successful rescues.
Relying blindly on technology without incorporating behavioral changes is like giving an M40 to someone who has never fired a rifle in their lives and expecting them to put every round in the 10-ring. It’s not going to happen.
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?