Admit it, rarely is there a 360 walk around done at fires. At least not the fires I have been to...both of them. ha. Sure, a lot of times we are afforded the view of 3 or 4 sides just on the approach.Read More »
Helmet Cam: Vacant Structure Fire with Occupied Exposure
This was a vacant house fire with an occupied apartment building as an exposure. 1st due had fire thru the roof of the vacant upon arrival and started knocking with a handline and tank water as NO plug was available.Read More »
Video: Close-Up Video of House Fire in PA
Monday afternoon Lehigh County transmitted a box assignment for 495 Green Street North Catasauqua, PA for a house fire.Read More »
Helmet Cam: Sacramento Apartment Fire
Video by: Christian Madrigal. Video info: 7/28/17 --Structure Fire balanced to a Commercial Apartment Fire in Sacramento, CA.Read More »
The Best Firefighter Owned Leather Shops!
One thing to note is that many of these shops have their own special design look. If you look through the list, you will find almost all of them excel in their craft and make excellent products.Read More »
Back to Back Commercial Fires in Stockton, CA (2 Videos)
On June 18th, 2017, Stockton Firefighters responded to back to back working commercial structure fires. These fires occurred during a week long, triple digit heat wave. Stockton Firefighters worked quickly to contain the first blaze with minimal damages to a charitable organization. The second fire was out of control upon arrival, and a complete loss after extinguishment.Read More »
Why I Walked Away…and Why I am Coming Back!
I have now gotten to a point that I am ready to re-invest some of my time back into this site and all it has to offer. Why though? Well simply because of the investment and I have made in the past and the enjoyment I get out of it.Read More »
Helmet Camera Study Improves Life-Saving Decisions in the Fire Service
Cameras fitted on firefighters’ helmets have helped improve commanders’ decisions during emergencies.Read More »
MSA’s G1 iTIC Gives Fire Departments the Opportunity to Cost-effectively Equip Every Firefighter With Thermal Imaging Technology
We got to hang out with MSA today. Check out The Fire Critic Facebook page for more coverage. However, their iTIC continues to amaze me! You have to check out this awesome pack and technology!!!! MSA’s G1 iTIC Gives Fire ...Read More »
FDIC 2017 Schedule – Check out MSA G1 & Black Diamond X2 Boots!
Willie, Andrew, Jared, and I will be in town on Wednesday for FDIC. We will be at the MSA booth, the Black Diamond Boots Booth, and the MSA party and NFFF SDRR to name a few events! See you there!Read More »