The pathway from the Rookie to the Senior Firefighter is the same as the pathway from a child to an adult.
Remember this incident occurred in a two-story wood frame dwelling that could be in your district.
To date, the American fire service has not officially collected the number of or means of which civilians are rescued at fires.
If you get into the facts and study an event like this you will find outstanding work for what some may say was just a foundation save.
By evaluating employees against the core values, it allows them to become a living set of principles.
One firefighter used to say, “Why should I get excited, I didn’t set the fire.” There is some wisdom in that statement.
I went to work and asked every firefighter I came in contact with if they had heard of this test. Nobody had. Zero.
Be smarter than just throwing ladders because you carry them.
Chief Stott was not only the lead building this vehicle, but also on bringing the “FDNY Rescue” concept to Illinois.
When you post pictures and information about your workplace on your personal account it is no longer personal.