It’s hard to say exactly when we might run into something we know little about. Stay in touch with new designs and construction methods. You never know when a goat might fall on your head.
Where your SCBA and all PPE when in and around an IDLH. Officers must make sure their people are safe at all times.
Don’t let this pass inspection. These blocked doors can be dangerous and impede exiting patrons.
This building fire give us many challenges and the need for resources. It is obvious we have extreme exposure problems. How do you handle this?
Dish soap bottles are now adequate for electrical outlets.
How do you deal with a fire with confirmed victims? Oh, did I mention that the streets are flooded with moving water?
This is a commentary about negative attitudes and complacency. We do and love our “job” and all of our “job.”
Burnt or melted breakers indicate overloads or other major electrical problems.
Boarded up windows can disorient and block our means of egress when in a fire. Know your buildings and always take a tool with you when enterior dangerous areas, like any interior operations.
If you haven’t considered the impact that fiberglass roof panels can have you and your department, read the linked article and train and plan accordingly.