We got knocked out on a kitchen fire this morning. On arrival we found a whole house blackened the stove, microwave, and some cabinets had burnt over the week end the owner found it this morning. Im…Continue
"What the hell is wrong with the young people (kids)coming into the service now. we try to recruit people in their early to mid thirtys they seem to stay around longer, but like most departments we get more of the 18 to 20 year olds and sadly that…"
"Yes I've been in a house that you could look from the attic and see the crawl space. Never underistimate the building. It was built on an old creek rock foundation and had an old cellar under one room with a pull up door going into it. no way…"
"Well PPE is a big one here, The power hadnt been cut to the power lines yet that could have got ugly. Once they had part of the whole opened up i never saw anyone punch threw the ceiling.
I agree with the other post about the hooks on the ladder,…"
"I'll give it my Jr. Fire Investigator. Walls look like plaster. My guess, at least if this were locally, is this bldg. was built in the 50's, maybe early 60's at beat. Plaster walls will hold a lot of heat. Not a good angle but the…"
"We ran a similar incident years ago. The people came home smelled smoke and called 911. Three engines and truck and what ever else was manned reposnded. We got there opened the door to the basement of a spilt level house and the whole basement was…"
"Well it was an office that was closed all weekend but it is being investigated. The pan was stuck to the stove but there was some type of glass container that had shattered also on the stove. First one ive made with that kind of heat to melt medal…"
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