A long hot Saturday of gearing up and gearing down… over and over again. Turnouts, boots & breathing apparatus
I’m behind. Blogging is a difficult thing do between work and the fire academy. At this point, the days are becoming a bit of a blur and with the changes to our schedule, it’s hard to keep track of where I’ve been. In an effort to catch up I’m going to consolidate a couple of days into this one post.
I recently became friendly with a Bay Area Battalion Chief who was kind enough to give me his time for a brief interview. What he said…
The future of firefighting is defined by the endless challenge to improve upon today’s technologies, policies, and procedures, as well as to create new and more effective solutions to the world’s fire problems. Explore some of the new technologies here.
Tragedy is defined as “a disastrous event, especially one involving distressing loss or injury to life”. The Iroquois Theater Fire of 1903 was nothing short of this.
Explore the available options for eduction and what you’ll need to do to become a more viable firefighter candidate. Plus, a peek at my fire class experiences.