Close Calls Discussions (16)

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This just happen, a friend of mine come in and said his son's house was on fire...I decided at the last minute to go by and offer his famil…


2 Dec 10, 2009

Investigation went wrong!!

I am a FireFighter and also work as a vol fire investigator for our county.In june we were out in the middle of the night on a inv. The hou…

Started by Brett Smith

3 Dec 9, 2009
Reply by Tom Wheland

Engine/Pumper Drive Group

ENGINE/ PUMPER DRIVER group. I hope everyone will join it, even if you do not drive or operate one, thanks!!!

Started by Travis Bowers

0 Aug 9, 2009

Firefighters Down

On Sept. 17 2008, my paid department ( E-90) along with two volly houses (20 & 60) were called for a house fire, 90 was the first engin…

Started by Smith

0 Nov 6, 2008

MVA went teribly wrong

i was at an mva in handcock,ma 7/31/08 when i got up there there was bystanders just standing around and picking at everthing and they woul…

Started by michael paul

2 Sep 22, 2008
Reply by michael paul

Eletrical line's and power

While working a garage fire we had a power line in a conduit pipe going from the house to the garage, we pulled all the fuses to the house…

Started by Todd

5 Sep 9, 2008
Reply by Todd

Diesel fuel and training fires

To all you newbies out there, be careful in training fires. Don't stand by your department officers if you think they are doing something s…

Started by Chris Anderson

2 Sep 9, 2008
Reply by Damon Dyer

The collapse zone

It doesn't go away. If anything it gets much worse as the call progresses. I was working a two story residential job that IC had pulled eve…

Started by Marc Allen

1 Nov 21, 2007
Reply by Randy Macey

What steps do you take to AVOID a close call?

I'm talking at MVA's. Where the majority of close calls, or near misses, occur. I know what we're doing to take preventative steps, just c…

Started by Rusty R.

5 Nov 17, 2007
Reply by Dogg32

Popping in the Attic

This happened about 2 months ago.We responded to a possible fire in an attic. The dispatcher informed us that the resident reported a poppi…

Started by Mark Trotter

1 Oct 27, 2007
Reply by Randy Macey


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