Maplewood Ave Fire 08-25-12

Ems Calls:Saving Firefighters Lives

“Station and units respond for a reported structure fire. We are receiving multiple calls of flames showing.” This is a call all of us who pull on our boots and rush out the doors listen for each and every day of our career. However, this call is going to be a little different. It’s different […]

Are YOU Prepared?

Buffalo Firefighters responded yesterday afternoon at 1553 Hrs for a report of a structure fire on Bailey Ave across from Engine 23 quarters. Are YOU this Prepared.

Car into House on Fire

8-24-12 – Box 25-10 dispatched for a car into a house. Fire Police from Co.6 (Biglerville) arrived and reported a fully involved vehicle next to the house and spreading into the house. Engine 9-2 (York Springs) arrived and pulled the initial attack line, Ambulance 9A (York Springs) handled the patients from the vehicle, and the […]

DRD Your Best Friend?

Dispatch to all units — time to prepare for your brush with death!” Wow, would that statement get your attention? It definitely would grab mine. But, this statement may be just what we need to jumpstart our preparations before we are put in harms way. How prepared are you if something goes wrong while fighting […]

Training Keeps you prepared!!

Training Pre-plans and walk-throughs are crucial when it comes to preparation for the next run. How many times have you been into a building for a fire alarm or medical run, only to miss hazards for the call when you are crawling down the smoke filled hall? Look at the doors, windows and overall layout […]

Niosh LODD Report

                        We all should take time and Read the Niosh reports of our fallen brothers and sisters as their story may save your life.  This niosh reports has many key points we all should be looking for.  Sometimes even doing things right we still […]

The Ohio Fire and EMS EXPO

The Ohio Fire and EMS EXPO.   September 20-21,2012 Columbus Convention Center Featured Instructors for the 2012 Ohio Fire and Ems Expo are: Andrew Brassard, Firefighter Milton Fire Department – Milton, Ontario, Canada   Dave Fornell, Captain   Ryan Pennington, Firefighter Honored to be teaching two classes at this years Expo.  Come out […]

Allentown PA Fire

  BY MANUEL GAMIZ JR. THE MORNING CALL (ALLENTOWN, PA.) CREATED: AUGUST 24, 2012 The injured Allentown firefighters suffered from dehydration and heat exhaustion. A fire crawled to the top of an Allentown row house Thursday afternoon and then jumped from roof to neighboring roof, burning six homes. It might have started at an electric coffeemaker. […]

Communications on the Fireground

Communications Whether we are talking about the view from the frontseat or the backseat, a good size-up is an important role on anyone’s fire scene. A thorough size-up begins when the alarm sounds until you back your rig into the station after the emergency. Fire scenes are dynamic in nature and must be continually monitored […]

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