AFA becomes smoke showing
Philly Fire News reports that one engine and one ladder were dispatched to the 1300 block of Harrison Street for an automatic alarm. Upon arrival the box alarm was struck for fire showing from the third floor of a three-story apartment building.
"Drills for Practicing How to Describe Fireground Conditions"
FireRescue Magazine, Robertson
Fireground performance will be improved if your crew demonstrates consistency in sizing up what they see upon arrival
"Maintaining a Sharp Edge: Engine Company"
Fire Engineering, DeStefano
Maintaining a sharp edge on firefighting skills and continued vigilance over situational awareness can be a daunting challenge for the modern firefighter.
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Bill Carey is the daily news and blog manager for PennWell Public Safety Group (FireRescue Magazine/Firefighter Nation, JEMS and LawOfficer sites.) Bill also manages the FireEMSBlogs.com network and is a former volunteer lieutenant with the Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department in Prince George's County, Maryland.
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- Expect Fire: Boston
Alarm Activation Becomes Smoke Showing – July 21, 2013
- Expect Fire:
Sunday in Prince George’s County – October 15, 2012
- Bronx Working:
Videos, Engine Co.75, Ladder Co. 33 First Due on Four-Alarm House Fire – October 16, 2012
- Indianapolis Working:
Helmet Cam Video, First-Due at Apartment Fire – May 17, 2013