I started this discussion to hear stories about different close calls everyone has had. Post any story. Whether it be inside the structure, responding, on MVAs, or any other activity.I will start…Continue
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"Work on RIT drills and other thingsd of this nature. You can also do hose mazes and different size up drills. THese are all very important subjects that need to be covered. Also test your FF's on their knowledge of trucks and the first due area."
"I think that it is a sketchy situation, because we are suppose to be public figures. I believe that this is a downfall to us, because we are known to help people not breaking laws. That is why it is more known when we make wrong decisions."
"Exactly, cats that climb up the trees will come down if you just back off and let it make its way down. We had a call where a cat was 60 ft in a tree and we don't have the equipment to bring it down. So we told the owners to give it time and it…"
"Here in WV, I had to work a 36hr shift due to bad weather. I'm not complaining at all. It is always for the what if. Its a time to relax, but yet be prepared for the worst. At my Volunteer Dept. we have a few guys that stay at the station if…"
"Alright, on both my departments we have a zero tolerance for pictures and video. The only way we can use a video or picture is if we are okayed by the commanding officer and the owner of the property, vehicle, or belonging. From this we can only use…"
"Yes our department does use the salvage covers on the apparatus. For example on a house fire we had a while back there was a room with a computer and family items that hadn't been sprayed or anything. So my partner and I gathered as much of the…"
"In order to be able to even legally do anything on the fire scene you must have FF1. Though not everyone follows that rule it is a very important one. I was told when I joined that to even be able to ride the truck you must have FF1."
"I believe that these "CC's" should be told so that the "young and full of you know what and vinegar" can learn from our expierences.
i had what i call my first "NDE" near death expierence when i was about 20 and…"
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