First Due Friday; Heavy Smoke from a Commercial

Share your strategies, tactics and experience! Every Friday we’ll post a picture or video and want to get your take on the situation.

THE SCENARIO: Check out this “soupy” commercial job in PG County, MD. Give us your RECEO breakdown, initial actions and initial rig placement. Ready…Go!

  • What is your initial report?
  • Rescue considerations?
  • Exposures?
  • Confinement issues?
  • Extinguishment strategies and tactics?
  • Overhaul, what areas will you focus initial searches for extension?
  • Rig placement?

NOTE: Thanks to JT for citing the source of this pic as being from the Berwyn Height VFD site @ http://www.bhvfd14.org/zarc1004.php via the Firehouse Guy.
I got this pic a while ago but now I can’t remember where I got it. Since Berwyn Heights is in the pic, I’ll give the credit to the Brothers at Co. 14.

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Ramon, Sorry for the late reply. I am going to email you directly in just a minute. Thanks, Matt
2015-09-01 02:42:50
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Adam, Thanks for the follow up brother. Sorry for the late reply. I will email you directly in a little bit. Thanks, Matt
2015-09-01 02:39:35
Adam M Stephenson
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Hi Matt, I attended your 2015 FDIC class on 4/26/15. I was wondering if I could use some your presentation, the brotherhood part in particular, I come from a volunteer department and while we are all family I would like to add some that training to help increase the unity and show it's importance
2015-04-22 23:01:11
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Matt I took your street smart class at the SC Fire Conference last year and I am in need of some assistance. I tried emailing but for some reason it keeps getting kicked back, that being said, I am looking for some help with documentation to assist with introducing the ladder techniques that were shown…
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