One of my earlier calls was an MVA late prom night car traveling at high speed
hit a culvert bump in road and went airborn an hit a tree 6 feet up and wrapped
around it 4 were in csr 2 died at scene 1 broke back and was wheelchair…"
"sometimes its state law forbidding tghings
I was involved with our program as asst chief 30 + years ago
1 JFF wound up a division chief in cincinatti another LT in small city in FL and
crazy union leader 1 worked his way to Captain and is now a…"
"Liquid hazardous material pipelines are supposed to be proactive in connecting with
and offering information to 1st responders thru which their facilies are located
If they are not contact them their line markers should have their phone number
"I started in the early '70s Also no 911 and local PD dispatched us
However they did a punch card of times for our records and did a great job of
monitoring our frequency We had an automatic system that paged us on the primary
"WOW What BS Leave politics OUT of the Fire Service
Do you ask the political affiliation of ANYONE you serve ???
Of course we have our personal feelings , but why vent them here??
My small FD (many years ago) had a STRICT policy of NOT responding…"
"AS a former chief of this FD I can say years ago it was Dept policy to wear
protective equipment and my understanding is they actually strengthend the
policy after I left but thats waqs decades ago and I am 1200 miles away
I have worked in this industry for more than 41 years. I am a formen vol. fire
fire chief in NJ I will respond later but it is important to understand
the indicators and even more important to have a relationanship with any pipe-