By many, sight is perceived as the most precious of the senses. It enables us to process information quickly and often without even being consciously aware.
Using the TI for Medical Emergencies By Manfred Kihn I recently had the privilege of training firefighters in South America, which inspired me to write this month’s column. This vast world we live in gives us various climate changes where in many cases a thermal imager (TI) could be a valuable tool to assist in...
As the incident commander, you must assign an incoming engine as the “truck” because truck jobs still need to be completed.
These calamities are not mere accidents. They are the direct results of poor leadership.
Understand how you can use a TIC during a wildfire response; then practice with it on a regular basis to improve your personal safety as well as your team’s effectiveness.
I know of a volunteer fire department where an elderly lady walked into the fire station and asked the firefighters what they could use.
Build relationships with your local tow operators and train together so that you know what resources are available to you when the call comes in.
In this column, I’m going to discuss rekindle and due diligence and what steps the fire department could have taken to prevent this lawsuit from happening.
No matter what your staffing levels are firefighters need to adjust for the clutter and take into considerations when searching to give the occupant the best chance of survival.
Houston’s Foam Engine 22 was on scene with 750 gallons of AR-AFFF foam. Unfortunately, there was no water supply to the shipping yard.