You have a job to do. Get it done.
Captain Keyboard and Firefighter Anonymous are going to have a ball with the second video.
“Firefighters can penetrate deeper into the structure without coordinating the vent—simply because the gear and equipment masks the environment.”
Until we understand our enemy, the fire and the building we operate in, how can we expect not to get in trouble?
The Araguz LODD report fails to mention one area that could have made all the difference. It’s also doubtful that a RIC would have made a difference. Maybe it’s time we start looking at reports just as hard as we look at the incident.
There are rear tenements and then there are “rear tenements”. How would your department deal with this type of addition?
Everyone went home, later on, so I guess we have nothing to learn, right?
Footage of Durham, NC Engine 3 and Ladder 1 at working duplex fire.
Use true, proven fact that you know the occupant in the room with smoke venting from the window is dead, dead beyond all means of resuscitation available.
It is difficult to say that “we will risk a lot to save a lot, and risk a little to save little.” when the definitions of a lot and little may vary from fireman to fireman, and officer to officer.