Started this discussion. Last reply by zachary wolf Nov 25, 2014.
I will attempt to post a simulation every week, this first one is a working fire in a multi-family residential, the fire is called in as a porch fire but while en route you are updated to a more serious condition of possible people trapped.
Built Early 1900s
Balloon or Platform
Residence is a common response address for your department re: EMS go ahead and make up what ever…Continue
Posted on May 28, 2015 at 10:00am
Back before super stores, mega malls and big box stores, consumers in many towns purchased their clothing and household goods from stores located on respective “Main Streets”. These stores had large display windows that advertised what shoppers could find once inside (Think Ralphie from the movie A Christmas Story staring at his Red Rider BB Gun). Because many of these Ordinary Constructed Type III structures were built specifically as retail these display cases had what best…Continue
Posted on May 25, 2015 at 2:14pm
When I became a firefighter twenty-seven years ago my father who spent thirty years on the job in the same town offered me a bit of advice when fighting fires in our town's residential structures, when fighting an upper floor or attic fire a good engine company making the advance with the initial attack line will take the…Continue
Posted on May 19, 2015 at 8:23pm