One of your engine companies receives an EMS response for an unconscious person. Upon arrival, the firefighters are confronted with a male patient almost completely buried in a construction trench with only part of his face visible. The trench is approximately 10 feet deep, four feet wide and 40...
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Thomas J. Richardson is a 23-year veteran of the fire service, currently serving the FDNY at Battalion 38 in Brooklyn. A former chief of the Deer Park, NY, Volunteer Fire Department, Chief Richardson is an adjunct instructor for the Suffolk County, NY, Fire Training Academy.