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Alleged Hoarder in Custody After 7 Hour Standoff

Good afternoon from the jumpseat.  As we are experiencing technical difficulties with our sister site we will continue to spread the hoarder message here on views from the jumpseat.  This is a tragic story that hammers home what Compulsive Hoarding disorder means to the folks who experience it. This story has all the “tell tell” signs of compulsive hoarding.  The code enforcement officer […]

Hoarder House Fire

View more videos at: http://nbcmiami.com. These conditions are happening on a daily basis.  Many hoarders are reclusive and are not seen much.  God bless the family of this fire victim.  It’s time to take on this problem, HEAD ON, before you are called to a HOARDER FIRE. Stay tuned to more from the jumpseat!!! welcome […]

Leaders Toolbox!

I would like to send a huge thank you out to Dr. Richard Gasaway for the chance to record a podcast on Hoarding.   Remember  SA does matter .. http://www.firehouse.com/podcast/10729193/the-leaders-toolbox-heavy-contents-hoarder-homes welcome to the jumpseat!

Guest article from Chamberofhoarders.com

 Good morning from the Chamber of Hoarders.  The stories from responses in hoarded conditions keep streaming in and there is a tactic that needs addressed.  Many times when a hoarded home is on fire the crews must switch to a defensive fire attack.  This is not new, but will be more complicated due to the amount […]

Hoarder Storage Fire

GLENDALE, Ariz. Courtesy of My Fox Pheonix – Firefighters rushed out to an apartment fire in Glendale and found a unit stuffed with belongings. This occurred near 43rd Avenue and Bethany Home Road. Firefighters said the inside of one unit was just packed with stuff. Apparently, a hoarder was storing belongings there — but wasn’t […]