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Video: Family Dollar Burns in Detroit

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Companies were dispatched to a reported fire in a Family Dollar Store at McNichols and Joseph Campau Street in Detroit. Chief 8 arrived and found smoke coming from the occupied commercial building, and requested two additional companies for RIT and manpower. Early on the chief ordered that no companies to enter the building or go on the roof due to the construction of the building and the large HVAC units on the roof.

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Helmet Cam: House Fire in San Bernardino, CA

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Structure Fire Oxford Ave, #Hesperia. BC138, ME302, ME301, MA301, MT304, ME314, ME40, BP40, I165 #Local935 #Firefighters with #SBCoFD Personnel performed a safe and aggressive attack on a single story residence. Crews were met with a fully involved garage extending in the main residence. Initial on scene resources dealt with multiple explosions from two 5 gallon propane tanks on the rear patio and an electrical service drop that was immediately secured by Southern California Edison after it fell from the residence.

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Helmet Cam: Firefighters Battle House Fire in Vista, NY

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With the Vista FD's main engine, Engine 141, out of service, they are forced to respond with only a 2 man engine. The 2 firefighters on the engine began stretching 150' of 1 ¾ attack line. While they were stretching out the hose, the power lines from the house fell to ground making the stretch very difficult and making the firefighters dump the hose they had and begin to flake backwards towards the engine.

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Video: 2 Alarm House Fire in Locust Gap, PA (2 Videos)

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Main Street Locust Gap, Pa. A 2 Alarm Fire in a dwelling which spread to the exposed dwelling next door. Crews worked in high heat conditions to control the fire. Tankers were needed due to very poor water flow in the area ...Units from Locust Gap, Beaverdale, Atlas, Strong, Natalie, Mount Carmel, Aristes, Lavelle, Englewood, Coal Township, Shamokin, Kulpmont, Ralpho Township, & Wilburton, along with numerous Tankers were dispatched

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Helmet Cam: Roof Ventilation at House Fire in San Bernardino, CA

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Personnel at FS311 are very well versed and experienced in Vertical Ventilation and Truck Company Operations. While vertically ventilating, crews take burn time and building construction in mind. This particular home was of "conventional" construction, which relies on roof member size and strength, with 1''x12'' roof coverings. This method of construction is a Firefighter friendly construction, and allows firefighters to be aggressive, yet knowing a good solid roof is below them. Newer homes are of a lightweight construction, and rely on trusses to make strength. These homes are not FF friendly, and can be very dangerous with even a short burn time.

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Video: Roof Ventilation in Buffalo

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Buffalo Firefighters responded to one of two structure fires last night. The first job engine 19 went to investigate smoke in the area of 43 MILITARY RD, Engine 19 asked for the balance of the first alarm assignment. They found heavy smoke pushing from the second floor. Companies performed an aggressive coordinated attack. Truck 4 performed vertical ventilation on the rear of the structure and provided skyline for the engine guys.

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