Tag Archives: fire pictures

Company Discussions: Redeployment?

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Time is running out for keeping this in check and an interior attack. We’ve all been here and we know how this can go.

Fire Officer Basics: Part 1

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Although everyone is responsible for safety and identifying unsafe conditions, the officer must continually keep a watchful eye on conditions.

Right in the Middle of It

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Situational awareness must be practiced at all times. Even in the platform.

More Roof Ops

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Is there anything we are forgetting here? First, let me make it clear, I was looking for a picture I have of a crew working on the roof the correct way when I came across this one. I know, we have beat the first Roof Ops post to death and if you don’t want to […]

Company Training Discussion 2: Residential Fire with Exposure

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This is the response from the posting from the other day.  Our fried Fred commented with the following details: Assuming wood frame construction of main structure. Challenges: fire already past egress point at patio doors of main structure. Exposure of propane tank in backyard. Possible hazardous storage in garage. Garage may be block construction. 1st […]

More On Engineered Lumber

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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nc-IZhpIYwk] I know this is older but is worth mentioning and showing again. Be careful out there and take time to look for basements.  Stay safe.

Watered Tree Vs. Non-Watered Tree: Merry Christmas

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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNjO3wZDVlA]

Keokuk, Iowa: Ten Years Ago Remembered

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keokuk Photos By Cindy Iutzi It was ten years ago today that Keokuk, Iowa lost three of it’s own in a two-family residential fire. In addition to the LODD there were also three children that perished in the fire as well.  There is a great deal of information about this fire and the events that […]

Company Discussion 1: Residential Fire

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This is a house that we all have in our jurisdiction somewhere.  Take a look at the scene and start your size up. What hazards do we have just from looking at the propert?  If the outside looks as it does, what can we suspect the inside looks like? Will this affect our efforts and/or […]

Combustible Liquids

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This is a repair shop that is not sprinklered, it was built prior to the code, and that also does fabricating.  They have added on without permits for several years and now is a dangerous place to be.  They have taken some measures to meet the inspection requirements, but, as you can see, there are […]

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