FDNY has one option that most of us don’t, Staffing. The news reports state that this fire went to three alarms bringing 138 firefighters to the scene. Â Can you imagine how long it would take to get 138 to your fire scene.
This is why identifying, controlling, and pre-fire planning “Heavy Content” residences before they catch fire is so important. Â Once you discover these conditions you should report findings to the entire department, code officials, landlords, and dispatch center. Â Knowing that you will be facing theseÂ conditionsÂ before you arrive will allow time to call extra alarms for more firefighters, allow you to change tactics, and make for a safer fire scene.
Great job by the FDNY, as usual. Â SpeedyÂ recovery to the burned firefighter and thanks to the news team for sharing this video. Â Hoarding is becoming a familiar condition to today’s firefighters, time to train on dealing with this growing problem!!
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