Webster’s Dictionary defines Tunnel Vision as:
In the Fire service, we often associate “tunnel vision” with the narrowing field of view during an incident based on a…Continue
Added by Robert Owens on October 10, 2017 at 2:40pm — No Comments
Placards are used to help us identify what a vehicle is hauling. They usually have a corresponding number in the ERG to let us know what to do when we encounter the corresponding material.
However would you be surprised to know that people have placards too? Would you even be further surprised to know YOU have…Continue
Added by Robert Owens on October 10, 2017 at 2:29pm — No Comments
Read any NIOSH report and failure to do a 360 is usually mentioned as a contributing factor. Unfortunately this has turned the 360 into a check box item rather than something to do in order to gain the entire fire ground picture. I have personally seen critical issues missed on structures due to the first in officer omitting the 360.
This leads to the question, What to look for on a 360? People teach various methods and I have one that was taught to me that is simple to remember, easy…Continue
Added by Robert Owens on October 10, 2017 at 2:27pm — No Comments