Here are a pile of great videos from the past several days. The fires span the US from New York, Pennsylvania, California, West Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts.Read More »
Video: Is this a Box Alarm? St. Luke's Roosevelt Ambulance Catches Fire outside New York City Hospital. Who Said EMS Doesn't need the Fire Service?
Who says Emergency Medical Services doesn't need the Fire Service? It looks as though these guys needed firefighters! Is this a typical BOX alarm in New York City? ha ha ha This ambulance caught fire outside St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Emergency Department and John Jay College of Criminal Justice this afternoon.Read More »
I am currently working on a story and one of the intriguing details is that a current firefighter WAS a convicted sex offender. The person was pardoned and is not a registered sex offender. The offense was bad (they all are). The offense happened 30 years ago prior to the current laws that protect us from these criminals. Should he be allowed to be a firefighter?Read More »
Here is some early video of the JB's General Store fire.Read More »
I just got finished reading the chapter on Michael Goff in "Last Alarm" by Jerry Laughlin. The book was published in 1986 and features 5 true stories about firefighters who died in the line of duty. Michael Goff, a Petersburg (VA) Sergeant was killed when a wall collapsed on him following an explosion at an apartment complex. The explosion also injured many firefighters, EMT's, and civilians (some who had just been rescued).Read More »
Fire Critic Note: I am posting this for @Bella_Medic. She wrote this blog post and was looking for a home for it. I offered the space and here you have it. Maybe in the future you will see a blog ...Read More »
Since we are on a paramedic kick… This just in…On the heels of a successful premier for the new Paramedic Show Trauma, there has been another blockbuster Paramedic show announced. “So You Think You Can Dance” the Paramedic version has ...Read More »