Tag Archives: House Fire

Holding on to the Passion

Somewhere along the line, I developed an affection for the fire service....for everything it had to offer. The ups and downs, the good firefighters and the bad firefighters, the good leaders and the GREAT leaders. I studied the fire service. I read articles, went to training events, and immersed myself in the craft. Then things began to change...

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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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Photos: House Fire in Yorkville, NY

On 01/06/2016 at 0928 - The Yorkville Fire Department along with Whitesboro Fire (1 Engine to the scene) and New York Mills Fire Department (1 Engine to standby at their station) was dispatched to a reported Structure Fire with entrapment at 2201-2203 Whitesboro Street the Village of Yorkville.

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