"Hi. We have the following procedure:
1. Attempt to recall elevator with the FF recall facility
2. Determine level that elevator is stuck by observation inside shaft (open doors with elevator keys at estimated point based on info at scene)
I joined the Fire Service in 1987 as a volunteer. After a 6 year career in the police, I became a career firefighter and have since worked in 3 seperate districts within the North Island of New Zealand. I'm curently working as a Senior Station Officer out of Newtown Station in Wellington City on Green Watch. Wellington is the capital of New Zealand, with a regional population of around 450,000. We have 9 stations in our area (and other volunteer stations on the outskirts). We are part of a National Urban Fire & Rescue Service, nationalised in 1976. The New Zealand Fire & Rescue Service has aprox 1700 career firefighters in the urban centres and cities, and 7000 volunteers in the small rural townships. We respond to about 75,000 incidents annually of which 25,000 are fires. About 80% of these calls are dealt with by the career firefighters (only 20% of the staff total). I'm keen on gaining international experience and knowledge, particually in relation to aerial appliance operations, and incident management.
Hi Mike , sorry I didn't get back to you sooner. I will be at work either 9/28 or 29. The chief might be at work on10/3 or 4. He's in Alaska before that,so nothing I can do about that. Let me know which day works out best for your schedule and we'll put something together. I'll speak to you soon. Stay Safe Mike, Fraternally, Mike S...
Hi Mike it's Mike Scotto. Yes L.58 is a tower ladder. We can discuss anything you would like regarding ops. I look forward to you visiting. I will be at the Firehouse Expo this weekend giving a lecture on vacant private dwellings. I'll speak to you soon. Stay Safe Mike...
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