We all know searching past fire without the protection of a charged hoseline can have some very bad consequences, but lets face it; for a confirmed life saving effort, we’ll do what we can to get the job done.
You have a job to do. Get it done.
There’s more to it than grabbing a saw, cutting a hole and watching the engine, right?
We’ll be talking about the nation’s only 2-man ladder company. What? You say there are other minimum staffed companies out there? No way!
The second-due truck is not just an “extra company” but an important assignment. Take a look and see if your truck can handle the rear, por favor.
Ladder-1 is the only company in the department that gets a green light on every fire.
Video shows rescues of occupants from the floor above the fire floor.
Apartments had previously undergone renovation work and a pitched roof was added above the original flat roof.
Do you have apartments over stores in your first-due? Would you access the roof in this way?
“Firefighters can penetrate deeper into the structure without coordinating the vent—simply because the gear and equipment masks the environment.”