Tag Archives: search and rescue

Why We Search: Rescue from Vacant
Mississippi House Fire

Entry Img

Victim found in back room of vacant Jackson duplex.

Why We Search:Video of Rescues in Sacramento Vacant

Entry Img

Working code for one of four victims

“This is why we train,”Rescue at Salisbury House Fire

Entry Img

“It couldn’t have gone any better,”

Why We Search: Rescues from Vacants in Buffalo and Sacramento

Entry Img

“22 is on location, we’ve got a two and half story, fully involved on the front.”

Why We Search: Columbus Firefighters Rescue Child in Vacant House Fire

Entry Img

Tell me again about your absolute that all vacant building fires should be fought from the outside or left to burn.

Protecting Lives

Entry Img

“We must constantly evaluate the environment we are in and try to determine if the conditions will allow us to continue with our task.”

Salisbury Working:House Fire with Reported Children Trapped

Entry Img

Engine 16, Tower 16 and Assistant Chief 1 went to work attacking a well advanced fire.

Life After Arlington StreetWorcester Firefighter Brian Carroll

Entry Img

“I look at things differently…Am I doing what am I supposed to be doing? It hasn’t been easy.”

Why We Search: Australian Squatters

Entry Img

The occupied “vacant” building down under

A Profiling ScenarioDo you know what your next move is?

Entry Img

“Battalion 2 to Communications, have the second engine bring their blitz line to side Charlie and start city police ASAP for crowd control.”

Page 1 of 3123
background image Blogger Img

Backstep Firefighter

“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.”

FE Talk: Humpday Hangout

Recent Posts
billcphoto Mindset March 29, 2015
Holding1And1Photo Into The Breech March 29, 2015
s13larger If Not Us, Then Who? March 17, 2015
Comments
Ron Ayotte
Mindset
Dave... you hit it to of he ballpark again! Every firefighter, fire service instructor and every fire chief should read this...i n some cases, it should be read daily as a reminder of what the core mission of our profession is.
2015-03-29 12:20:59
Bill Schnaekel
If Not Us, Then Who?
Chief Ayotte, Thank you, not only for your kind words but your informative response. You had stated that it was a judgement call as to whether or not the initial arriving company officer conducted a quick primary search on marked vacant buildings. I'm curious, would that same officer face disciplinary actions if that were the…
2015-03-23 18:19:02
Steve Yelich
Some Saw Bullshit, Volume IIShared Post from CMD-FD
Gabe- This was a personal pet peeve of mine when I was on the Truck. All you have to do is read the instructions for Warthog blade care and a little pride in your equipment. I always took a trash bag and laid it flat; sprayed WD-40 all over it. Laid the blade on it…
2015-03-19 22:52:36
Ron Ayotte
If Not Us, Then Who?
Bill... your article is definitely something that should be brought up in every firehouse, whether it be in a formal class setting or an informal firehouse kitchen table discussion. I was my Department's liaison to and a member of the City's Code Enforcement Impact Team. Part of what we did was marking abandoned properties with…
2015-03-18 06:28:13
mike clark
Our Riding List
Ric Jorge: Brother, if you could grow a mustache like mine we would look like twins. I had the opportunity to teach with Eric "Tatter"Hankins, E.J. Mascaro, Bobby Haas and Rusty Ricker. Your name came up and the success that you have realized with the SIT program and enlightenment it has provided to America's Firefighters.…
2015-03-18 01:03:20
AFTDIMage
BostonFireGearImage
Plugin from the creators ofBrindes Personalizados :: More at PlulzWordpress Plugins