Lets go with todays question! Your pulling up on scene of a working fire confirmed by the first due engine company. They arrived on scene just prior to your arrival and are putting hose on the ground and making a connection to the hydrant (staffed at 3) YOU are the officer of the first due TRUCK COMPANY and are staffed with 3 today. As the truck is pulling up you hear over the radio a report of multiple children trapped possibly upstairs per babysitter…Continue
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Does you department have seat assignments on you apparatus?
If they do, tell us the number of people on the rig and what the assignments are. Also tell us why you like it and why you don't
If not, tell us why you think your department doesn't have them, and why you think they should. You can also tell us how many people you have on your rig.
Give your thoughts on First…Continue
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Like most other red, white and blue-blooded Americans, I savored the news that Osama bin Laden had been found and shot dead by a U.S. SEALs Team.
Blogger Sidebar: Has anyone else noticed that the mainstream media has been spelling “Osama” with a “U” instead of an “O”? I think you know why.
I have no doubt that bin Laden is dead. I have no reason to question the validity of our President’s claim. Therefore; I need no other “verification”, but I would view the “official”…Continue
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Late last year I was back in Kansas for a funeral and saw this building while in Hutchinson. Lets say your pulling up as the first due engine company with your 2nd due engine approx 4 minutes out. You have fire showing on the top floor with the possibility of people trapped as well...How is this building going to change your tactics or is it?
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Time to Double the Guard
On September 11 Osman Bin Laden with Al-Qaeda perpetrated an act of war against America. Terrorist attacked the Pentagon, United Airlines Flight 93 and the Trade Center.
New York City's fire commissioner says that firehouses throughout the city are grateful for the news of Osama bin…Continue
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You arrive on scene at the C-side of this structure as the first due engine company. Dispatch didn't provide any information other the "Structure fire" Answer the following questions:
What have we got here? (Provide an arrival report)
What is you size up?
What is you first impression as you are driving up the drive about line placement and life safety…
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This is a question they use a lot in my department during new hire interviews. They are only allowed to answer one or the other and then explain why. When I ask people it is almost split down the middle as to what there decision is. Okay, you can only answer one or the other as well and then explain your reasoning for choosing that answer. And remember. "every situation is a situation."
You and your partner are assigned search to locate a child in an…
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