Fire Engineering Training Community

Where firefighters come to talk training

G******** All;

Many of the old timers may remember a video, circa 1982 that is a great example of why we wear our PPE, no matter what we are doing on or above a fire. The video is narrated in part by the firefighter himself; he was in his bunker pants and helmet, carrying a saw (I believe) up the ladder. The fire flashed from underneath the aerial and he caught fire and rapidly descended the ladder running over a firefighter in the process. The firefighter made it down the ladder and was quickly hosed down. He goes on to provide an interview regarding the extensive burn treatment. Although tragic, this gentleman lived and, in my humble opinion saved many of our lives by telling his story.

Does anyone know where I can get a download of this video? I looked on the videos here and many other places and cannot find it.

Thanks...BE SAFE!!! Scott

Views: 122

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

Thanks Dave,

As you know, the video is a timeless classic for the purpose of demonstrating the need for ppe.

Be SAFE!

Scott
Good Call Dave, thanks for the reference. This link has the escape but does not have the interview. Still, a good illustration.

Be SAFE, Scott


http://www.firefighterspot.com/2006/12/truck-operations-firefighter...

Reply to Discussion

RSS

Policy Page

CONTRIBUTORS NOTE

Our contributors' posts are not vetted by the Fire Engineering technical board, and reflect the views and opinions of the individual authors. Anyone is welcome to participate.

For vetted content, please go to www.fireengineering.com/archives.

Fire Engineering Editor in Chief Bobby Halton
We are excited to have you participate in our discussions and interactive forums. Before you begin posting, please take a moment to read our policy page HERE. -- Bobby Halton

Be Alert for Spam
We actively monitor the community for spam, however some does slip through. Please use common sense and caution when clicking links. If you suspect you've been hit by spam, e-mail peter.prochilo@clarionevents.com.

FE Podcasts

Friday

Firefighter Behavioral Health

with

Dr. Beth Murphy

CALL IN AND JOIN THE SHOW

1-877-497-3973 (Toll Free)
or 1-760-454-8852

Check out the schedule of
UPCOMING PODCASTS

© 2019   Created by fireeng.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service