Well, that certainly made an impact.
“Battalion 42 to Brooklyn, we have five stores in a one-story taxpayer. Fire appears to be extending to all. Transmit a second alarm!”
SDFD Truck 1 and Truck 11 forcing entry, completing primary search and assisting Engine 1 advance 2 1/2″ attack lines.
He stopped at the third floor, where the woman and boy were. “They looked like they would jump,”
Recent stories of lockouts prompt calls for training outside of the fire service.
Yeah, they’re cool and all, but you might learn a bit more with the mute button “on”.
Are you pissing away hard earned money when you go to the conferences and hands-on training, taking forcible entry classes, when kicking a door is your automatic response?
Tool Choices, bunkrooms, NIOSH, an offensive video and a down-home fire photography highlight.
Maybe we could police some of those ‘bad behavior/tactics’ videos if we had our own Oscar night. Naahhhh….
A six foot rake isn’t going to be a big help if you’re assigned to force entry, just as a Halligan may not be useful if you end up opening ceilings.