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Matt McDowell's Blog – January 2012 Archive (3)

First Due Friday; Heavy Fire on 2 Floors (Videos)

This week we've got a rippin' 2-story single family dwelling.  Share your strategies, tactics and experience! 


Added by Matt McDowell on January 27, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

First Due Friday; 2-Story Balloon Frame Rockin' on the Peninsula

Watch the video of this heavily involved 2-story balloon frame house. Note the wind and the exposures. Give us your RECEO breakdown, initial actions and initial rig placement. Have fun!


Added by Matt McDowell on January 6, 2012 at 10:58am — No Comments

Your Chance to be the Chief's Aide (Cool Video)

Get a front row seat next to the Battalion Chief for this working Multiple Dwelling fire in Brooklyn.  Listen to the BC give great radio reports, great size-up information and even take time to talk to the neighbors.  Nice video with links to the popular conversation on Facebook.

Other things you'll see:

  • The Command presence
  • Notice the professionalism of the operating crews
  • Notice the window A/C unit falling to the street (around :40)
  • Notice the…

Added by Matt McDowell on January 4, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

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