You are the place your community thinks of when looking for information on their car seats. They would much rather come to your firehouse than any other choice available.
It takes training, discipline, and attention to detail, but when all this is accomplished, you are set up for success in one of the best spots on the fireground.
As a firefighter, it will be a constant struggle to work at your skills in reading flashovers.
Early detection before the fire can really set itself deep within the “hog fuel” pile is the first step.
While new technology is important, it's meaningless if it doesn't work or you have poor radio communication habits.
How can firefighters expect building occupants to take fire alarms seriously if they give occupants the impression that they don’t?
What is the perception of your fire department within your community?
Developing a standpipe bag that includes all the equipment necessary to be successful is a key measure that can be performed in advance of a fire to improve operational success.
The most common route of exposure for firefighters is through inhalation.
The type of attack will also be based on existing response protocols, scene assessment, and support available. They're all tied together. Forget one and your attack becomes haphazard and ineffective.