Hoarder Fires

Hoarder Fires Over the past few weeks there have been more tragic cases of fires in Hoarding conditions, fires that produced fatalities.  These horrific cases should drive home the need for us to train our firefighters how to handle these problems.  Here are two recent cases: San Francisco Hoarding Fire: Link Here: San Francisco Denver Area Fire with […]

I’m Salty and I know it!

Had to re-post from Statter911.com. How many of us have firefighters like this in our stations.

Rehab, Rebuild, and Re-Energize!

Good afternoon from the, soon to be, back in the jumpseat views.  After receiving the best news from my orthopedic doctor today I stopped by the fire house to see how things were going.  Guess what, they are the same.  Same firefighters, same calls, and same training going on.  It’s amazing that I am a […]

Piedmont West Virginia

Found this one on Statter911.com.  Had to re-post this WV fire.  Giving some love to my Home State!

Why do you fight fires?

Good afternoon from the injured reserve, wish it was the jumpseat.  As I continue treating and resting my torn up shoulder I have pondered the “meaning of my firefighting life.”  Having all this time to think might not be such a good thing and once the kids head back to school it should be really productive.  […]

Car fire with Explosion

Car Fire with Explosion Found this video posted on Twincitiesfirewire.com.  It’s another car fire video that really hammers home why we should be #jumpseatready at all times.  As the engine arrives  something in the car explodes.  Imagine if this happened when you were near it and didn’t have ALL your PPE on correctly. Every fire is […]

Look what’s behind those doors….

Hoarder Fires   Good afternoon from the jumpseat.  Until our sister site is back up and running I want to continue writing about a dangerous condition that are coming up more and more.  Hoarder house fires have been fought on a level never seen before. This is a growing problem that we must train on.  So let’s […]

Show Car 1969 Camaro Destroyed by Fire

Had to re-post this one.  Listen to the comments from the driver of the vehicle.  Classic Joe public’s response.

Aurora Colorado Multi-Alarm Fire

Another major incident for the Aurora Colorado Fire Department.  Listen in and send some prayers their way. Here is some information about the fire; David Mitchell, KDVR-TV: Aurora Fire Department spokesman Capt. Allen Robnett says the two people who died were on the 4th floor of the Fitz Apartments at E. 17th Ave. and Peoria […]

Team Firefighter takes on Ironman NYC

Ironman NYC On Saturday August 10, 2012 Team Firefighter will have representation at Ironman NYC Championship. They will have at least three members striving to become Ironman and over ten members manning an aid station on the course. Many of the team members will meet for the first time the day before the race at a pre-race […]

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