Tag Archives: fire truck

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 […]

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 […]

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.  […]

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 […]

Good instructor gone great!

Instructors Should Strive for: Good afternoon from the injured reserve.  As I sit today listenting to my pastor in church my mind couldn’t help to wonder on why he is a great pastor?  What makes an instructor go  from being good to great?  So off to the facebook and twitter world I went to find […]

Helmet Cam from Atlanta Fire

Helmet cam from the Jumpseat! Found this video over at Statter911.com.  Had to post it.  Best #jumpseat helmet cam video that I have seen.  No keyboard command needed on this one, just watch and enjoy the jumpseat riders doing what we are supposed to do, KICK FIRES BUTT!! Shout out to the bravest from Atlanta […]

Fire Training Gone Wrong

NORTH LAS VEGAS (KSNV & MyNews3) — As you’re about to see, training to fight fires can be as dangerous as the real thing. News 3’s Mackenzie Warren obtained video of an accident during a training drill in January that lead to last week’s suspension of the North Las Vegas Fire Chief. What was meant […]

Busiest Firefighter on Scene?

Good afternoon from the jumpseat.  As another busy shift progressed on the best side we recieved the three words we all sit around and wait for.  Engine 8 for the “reported Structure Fire.”  Those words came across the radio as I was stepping up to drive the engine while returning from an automatic alarm when […]

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