Tag Archives: occupants trapped

Manhattan Working: Videos, Audio from Box 1568, Numerous Calls

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“Battalion one-six, we’ve got reports of people jumping out windows,”

Elizabeth, NJ Working: Video of Occupant Rescue During Four-Alarm Fire

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A lot of passion while the ladders are being thrown on Jersey Avenue

Why We Search: Occupied Vacants in Chicago, Tucson and Vegas

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Proving once again that vacant and abandoned are just words

Buffalo Working: Quick, Aggressive Push for Children Trapped

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Lloyd Mitchell on the scene at Fillmore Avenue

P.G. Working:Probie Makes a Grab During Townhouse Fire, Video Interview of Occupant and Rescuer

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Interview from townhouse fire with occupant and firefighter.

Brooklyn Working:Report of People Trapped on Nostrand Avenue

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Fire showing from two windows on the second floor on a weekday afternoon.

Brooklyn Working:Video of Rescue in Bedford-Stuyvesant

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Fire on two floors of an occupied Bed-Stuy brownstone.

Shot In The Arm:Videos of Chicago Apartment Fire Rescue

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Video captures one rescued over a ladder at Englewood fire.

Center Fire, Indiana Working: House Fire with Report of Someone Still Inside

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“Fire units made several interior searches while fighting the fire.”

Detroit DecisionsChief Makes a Rescue, Squad Does Transport

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No regular first-due, No PPE, No EMS, No Problem

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“To provide a point of critical thought about certain acts and events in the fire service while incorporating behavioral education and commentary in a referenced format.”
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Burton Clark
Rhetorical Lesson No.12: Would Fewer Basics Work in Reducing Our LODDs?
All we need is one lesson with two parts. Follow all the S.O.Ps 100% correct, 100% of the time. Reason, anything less can get you and others killed. It also makes you a professional and defines a good firefighter.
2014-08-29 13:43:35
John Pignataro
Women and Children First by Dave LeBlanc
Bravo sir ...This battle began in the early 1990's having been a career DC Fireman for 30 yrs and a still active volunteer fireman for 37 the mentality has changed since 1977. Your article is clear and to the point but I am afraid the fire service maybe lost to the folks who preach the…
2014-08-23 01:12:28
Ben Waller
Women and Children First by Dave LeBlanc
Actually, the "Women and children first" idea cane from the sinking if the HMS Birkenhead. Now known as "The Birkenhead Drill", this stemmed from the ship beginning to sink, an inadequate number of lifeboats, and the Royal Marines and soldiers on board being called to formation and standing in ranks while the ships crew put…
2014-08-21 11:25:14
Ron Ayotte
Women and Children First by Dave LeBlanc
Bing-freaking-o!
2014-08-21 02:49:30
Brian Gary
Women and Children First by Dave LeBlanc
Very well written. I couldn't agree more with your statements. The problems are many, but they perpetuate and increase with every new class of recruits that are poisoned with the idea that anyone who feels unsafe has a responsibility to act and stop whatever is going on. When I came on, my instructors told me…
2014-08-21 02:04:23
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