This week the Firefighter Training Podcast celebrates 6 years of podcasting on this St Patrick’s Day. Because of that we talk about 6 factors or considerations of being on an engine company, being on a ladder company, being and officer and being a firefighter.
Fire on the wheels and truck system of a rail car.
What considerations must be taken and how will you extinguish?
Any water supply near your rail lines?
This week The Firefighter Training Podcast talks about the speed bumps that might be occurring on your organizations information highway.
Companies are returning from a response and they encounter this.
1.) What are the immediate priorities?
2.) What other agencies might be required?
3.) Offensive or defensive? If so how?
4.) What about the EMS side of this incident?
5.) How long will apparatus be on scene?
This week The Firefighter Training Podcast discusses many aspects of the term controlling the response. I talk about the obvious driving and responding things, but more importantly I talk about controlling your personal response in difficult times, situations, and dealing with difficult people.
Fire appears to be in an upstairs bedroom possibly, window has not failed and roof showing signs of heating.
1.) What are your orders for first due engine and truck?
2..) What are your first tactical considerations?
3.) What type of ventilation options will you use here?
4.) What do you do with the garage area below?
5.) Woulkd your decisions change if this was a nighttime fire?