Archive for September2011

Size up this fire.

  The point of view in this video shows almost everything that is happening so you have to imagine yourself showing up at street level and the limited view you would have had.† The first arriving companies thought it was a fire in the rear porches.† They were right, but, the fire was already inside […]

I’m on the Radio.

† I was checking out some of the other firefighter blogs looking for something entertaining.† Lucky for me I stumbled across Lt. Lemon at ELAFF complaining about Radio Redundancy.† http://elaffhq.com/2011/08/19/radio-traffic-redundancy/ I suddenly have the urge to complain about the way some people use the radio.† For entertainment purposes only: Push and hold the little button […]

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