Mamaroneck crews use single ladder off fire escape for obvious rescue.
First arriving crews find one in the window on the third floor at this working fire in downtown Mamaroneck Village. Firefighters use ladder to reach fire escape and then to reach the trapped occupant.
“Five rescued from apartment fire in downtown Mamaroneck”, lohud.com
(Not as exciting as Mic’s roof ladder/scaling ladder rescue, but just as good.)
This video and others like it bring up a common question for the first due engine company and obvious rescues:
Which comes first – the rescue or the line?
In my travels with work, I’ve heard many answers. What’s yours?
“Grab A 24 – We’ve Got A Victim”, LeBlanc
Also on Backstep Firefighter …
- Idaho Falls Working:
Video of Basement Fire with Trapped Occupant – August 6, 2012
- Helmet Cam Perspective: Working Fire, Occupied Dwelling – October 3, 2012
- Brooklyn Working: First Due Video from Box 1794 – September 24, 2012
- Video Discussion: Brooklyn Box 0212
All Hands at Coffee Shop Fire – January 20, 2013