“If ‘fast attack’ is intended to mean quick access into the structure and positioning of the hoselines for a quick knockdown, then it is dead-on in probably the majority of working fires in Houston.”
Is it the actual tactic or is it a string of collective, individual errors making us question Houston’s ‘fast attack’?
“Eventually the line is charged and the fire attack and search continue. The report from the interior is “primary search is negative.” “
“Cowboys, who do they think they are jumping in there without any SCBA on…”
“For basement fires, the first line goes where?”
“Unfortunately there are some officers that subscribe to the “mother may I” mentality. They do not encourage their firefighters to think on their own.”