Mayday – Mayday – Mayday: One More Item for Pandora's Box

This past week has been a truly interesting slice of life for me. You would expect that since this week is smack dab in the middle of winter that things would be slow, plodding, and uninteresting. Not really my friends. There was a great convergence of...


Burt Clark (2005) tells us that "every fire department in the country has detailed SOP's explaining who on the fire ground will do what, when a firefighter calls MAYDAY. The RIT is activated, radio channels are changed, additional chiefs and units are dispatched.