What a great video from the San Bernardino City Fire department. Â I would like to share my view of this learning video. Â The firstÂ impressionÂ of this video is the outstanding job by the first due officer in communication and control of the scene. Â His command and size up are SPOT ON! Since this is views from […]
Never Again! – West Virginia’s Eyewitness News To the loyal readers of views from the jumpseat, it is time to take action. Â Wchstv and theÂ CharlestonÂ Fire Department are making a push to prevent any future tragedy like the one that happened last weekend. Â Let’s all join together to support the “NEVER AGAIN” campaign to insure that […]
Sometimes it truly is amazing that in today’s world that everything that you do WILL be videotaped. Â Stumbled on this video on youtube. Â Who would have thought someone was videotaping from this angle. Â Always keep in mind that on your next run chances are that you WILL be videotaped. welcome to the jumpseat!
Another great video showing the toughness of a hoarded home on fire. Â Notice the amount of firefighters in this video. A exterior fight caused from interior conditions, no doubt. Â Hoarder home fires present many challenges. Venting a hoarded home can present challenges due to the attic space being full ofÂ belongingsÂ as well. Remember that when venting […]
Increased fuel load and pathways to fight the fire are commonly found inside hoarder homes. Â It’s time to educated your firefighters on fighting these fires. Â It’s time to get them in the loop of “Heavy Contents” fires. Step 1: Identifying the problemStep 2: Calling for a “Heavy Content’s” ResponseStep 3: Additional units to the scene. […]
Command to all units….another hoarder home fire…… Â It’s not a if anymore, it’s a when. Â When will it happen in your primary area where YOU have to take on these conditions? Â Are you prepared, if not we need to talk. Piles of Hazards: Fighting fires in Hoarder Homes was a overwhelming success in bowers beachÂ Delaware, […]