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First Due Friday; Top Floor Garden Apartment

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This Friday, you are first arriving unit at this fire.  It is 1530 hours on Sunday.  Using the questions below, tell us what your engine, trucks and commanders would do for this fire… Keep in mind that, unlike the kitchen table, these brothers or sisters are not here to clarify their actions, so keep it […]

1st Due Friday; Access Problems

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  This is “First Due Friday” where we channel our (not so) inner fire buff, find a first arriving picture or video and talk about it just like at the kitchen table.  Keep in mind that, unlike the kitchen table, these brothers or sisters are not here to clarify their actions, so keep it professional and respectful. […]

1st Due Friday; Front Row for Rescues & Truck Work

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Check out this great helmet cam video from Jacksonville (FL) of a house fire with rescues.  It also has a buffet of Truck Work to salivate at.  ENJOY!  Happy Birthday America!!! Welcome to “First Due Friday” where we channel our (not so) inner fire buff, find a first arriving picture or video and talk about […]

First Due Friday; Heavy Smoke from a Single Family

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Welcome to “First Due Friday” where we channel our (not so) inner fire buff, find a first arriving picture or video and talk about it just like at the kitchen table.  Keep in mind that, unlike the kitchen table, these brothers or sisters are not here to clarify their actions, so keep it professional and respectful. […]

The Fireground is Like Loading a Dishwasher

There are as many ways to operate on the fireground as there are ways to load a dishwasher. Some require a little planning but result is streamlined operations and functional flexibility. Others rely on making the plan as you go and may require a little more work to get the job.

First Due Friday; Fire in Hell’s Kitchen… Literally (Video)

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(VIDEO) You are on the first unit to arrive at this occupied multi-family/ taxpayer fire in NYC. Give us your SIZE-UP, CREW ASSIGNMENTS & RECEO VS considerations. Also, watch the fireground ops and share your constructive criticism. Enjoy!

First Due Friday; 2-Alarm Commercial Job! (Video)

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You are on either the first arriving Engine or Truck (your choice). You arrive to these heavy smoke conditions in this commercial building with multiple mixed occupancies. Give us your SIZE-UP, CREW ASSIGNMENTS & RECEO VS considerations. Enjoy!

First Due Friday; Heavy Fire Top Floor!

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Use your knowledge of row/townhouse construction to tell us where the fire is and where it’s going. What conditions can you expect in the hallway and/or stairs if interior doors are left open? Also, give us your SIZE-UP, CREW ASSIGNMENTS & RECEO VS considerations. Enjoy!

First Due Friday; Working Multi-Family w/ “Obvious” Rescues (Video)

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Great pre-arrival video of a working multi-family with people choosing not to rescue themselves! Give us your SIZE-UP, CREW ASSIGNMENTS & RECEO VS considerations. Enjoy!

First Due Friday; A Small Fire In A Strip Mall

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You are dispatched to a smoke detector and burglar alarm activation in a strip center. You arrive to find this! What do you do?

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