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.
Paul Hashagen looks at fires that occurred 100 years ago, in January 1917.
Paul Hashagen looks at fires that occurred 100 years ago, in December 1916.
If your department lacks sufficient water delivery for large fires, you need to start thinking and practicing these big hits on certain fires to do a better job in controlling and finally extinguishing the fire.
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Fires and other major emergencies at nursing homes can present serious challenges to emergency responders, particularly if they haven't planned or trained for these situations.