Tag Archives: Fire Cam

Helmet Cam Video: Pearl Street Apartment Fire in Oakland, CA

This morning, just after 5am, Oakland Firefighters responded to a structure fire on Pearl Street. Upon arrival, crews found a working fire with people trapped. Engine 1, Engine, 15, Engine 10, Truck 4 and Battalion 2 were initially dispatched. Command requested an additional engine and truck when rescues were confirmed. E5 and Truck 1 responded as the additional units.

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Helmet Cam Video From Mothers Day 2016

Here is a helmet cam and multiple pictures of the Sample Street fire on Mothers Day 2016 in Millvale that destroyed multiple houses. This video shows you what firefighters face during a structural fire and shows how rapidly a fire can progress and extend to exposure buildings. It also shows what the conditions are inside of a burning building and can give you an inside perspective of a fire.

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Helmet Cam Video from Ohio House Fire

Helmet Cam footage from Champions Tanker 21 crew on a fire in Warren Township 3/17/2016. Tanker 21 was the second due company and initiated a blitz attack before interior ops began. After about 10 minutes of interior work, crews were pulled from the interior due to a partial collapse of the second floor. No one was home at the time, and no injuries were sustained.

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A Look Back at FDIC 2016

FDIC was held a couple of weeks ago. Now that life is back to normal, I'd like to share about the trip to FDIC this year. I had a great time, with great friends. Each year the event gets better and better. I look forward to seeing you next year.

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Getting Ready for FDIC? “INDY on Fire” Will Be the Place to Be!

We are getting geared up for FDIC in less than 1 month. Over 30 thousand firefighters converge in Indianapolis each year for the largest annual firefighter conference in the U.S. I have been going for the past 6 years or so and enjoy hanging out with so many other great firefighters who are there to learn, share, and see what the latest technology is in the fire service.

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Helmet Cam: Richmond, California House Fire

One of two fires last night in Richmond. Not all fires go smoothly and this was definitely was one that provided some challenges. Reported elderly couple inside confirmed by bystander on arrival. Difficult stretch with a house packed with furniture and stuff with rapidly building heat conditions. The rapid build up of high heat conditions forced crews out (Modern fuels). Engine 67 with Jessica Wraa Capt. Marc Lucero and Anthony Woodards FF Ben Faulkner and Donnie Rath were force out only to regroup and complete the knock down.

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Helmet Cam: Fully Involved Mobile Home Fire

On Saturday, October 17th, Marshall Fire Protection District was dispatched to a structure fire with heavy smoke showing. Upon arrival, crews found a mobile home fully engulfed with a small shed also consumed with fire. Firefighters mounted an exterior attack with two 1 3/4" handlines and quickly knocked the bulk of the fire. The cause of the fire was believed to be a wood stove located directly adjacent to the mobile home.

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