Ladder 14 responding…
Rote training produces rote responses and as such the mind isn’t challenged to think in different ways. Use this video and the questions to challenge yourself and the firefighters you work with.
Let’s see what caliber of responses we get from ‘thinking firemen’.
Multiple tower ladders at work on Box 1846.
You’re cutting a hole for ventilation, not slicing off half a pound of Pimento loaf.
Not one of those “Oh my god, there’s fire coming out of the hole! Get off!” posts, but just some random thoughts.
Response and arrival at this small taxpayer job.
Special Order No. 180, which was dated October 4, 1920, reads as follows: “A medal, to be known as the ‘Harry M. Archer Medal’ has been donated…
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?
“I believe I’m at the stairwell on the Walnut Street side, but I’m stuck in here. On the fire floor, can’t get out of this spot and I’m burning up in here.”