Carl Nix examines how to use the thermal imaging camera to avoid coming back to the fire scene to extinguish a reignited fire.
There are a number of hazards associated with fire department personnel using fire escapes during a fire, with the largest contributor being the sheer age of the buildings and the lack of maintenance of the components.
High school students can be engaged in safety efforts in a creative way that just might save a life one day.
Inside our stations, while understanding we are all human, we should exhibit the same behaviors and remember it is about the team and how each of us performs as part of the team.
When it comes to fire attack many are looking to utilizing a window to apply their stream, this exterior attack is the first half of what is referred to as transitional fire attack. When a stream is operated from outside the structure through a window or door it is restricted.
Many may just keep adding because they fear being questioned about their choices, so it's easier just to add it and forget it.
Perhaps all this training isn’t what is making you more effective. What if there is something beyond more training exercises and lectures that makes you a better firefighter?
Everyone dies. First responders see a lot of deaths and near-death experiences on the job. Many people fear death. But, what if fear of death is what is holding so many people back from truly living?
Sending an email, a telegram, a quick postcard, pony express, waving hands frantically etc. aren't conducive to fireground operations.