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01-03-2001, 06:37 PM #1DianeFirehouse.com Guest
Check out the story in The Three Village Herald......
I love the picture -- from what I heard about the fire, the guys with the hoseline were firefighters.....
Love the gear!!!
01-03-2001, 10:04 PM #2axmanFirehouse.com Guest
what a photo, its bad enough that the hose team had no gear or scba but they are operating in the collapse zone, the chief or safety officer should have never have let this happen! Thats the kind of operation where someones gets really hurt or killed.
STAY SAFE ALL OF MY BROTHERS.
01-05-2001, 01:23 PM #3ArmyTruckCompanyFirehouse.com Guest
The following idiots need to be publicly flogged immediately:
-The I/C of the operation, for allowing this to occur
-The Safety officer, if there was one (I/C gets a second flogging if there was no I/C)
-The fire Chief of the company that Larry, Darryl and Darryl are members of, for not ensuring they use their gear.
-The uniformed firefighters in the photo for not saying anything to Larry, Darryl and Darryl.....If I were one of them, I would have at the least said something to them if I didn't pick up the line they were on.
Larry, Darryl and Darryl don't deserve to be flogged.....Apparently they are too stupid to understand what they did. Punishing them would be paramount to kicking a puppy.
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01-05-2001, 03:48 PM #4christyFirehouse.com Guest
How sad that in this day and age,we are still seeing things like this. Maybe someone's chief should make a polite phone call to that departments training officer. Perhaps offer to share some training manuals with them.....who knows,might keep a few more firfighters alive. Any takers out there in chief land? *S*
01-05-2001, 06:40 PM #5SRVFD2Firehouse.com Guest
Our volunteers are getting a session on Personal Protective Equipment Monday eve - I'm going to try to copy this picture to show them. It is definitely worth 1000 words!! SOOOOOO SAD!!!!!! :O(
01-06-2001, 05:07 PM #6Chris309Firehouse.com Guest
It's bad enough stuff like that still goes on, but they need to glorify it by publishing a photo? If you don't have gear, go pump the truck, flake some hose out or get lost!
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01-06-2001, 08:46 PM #7DianeFirehouse.com Guest
Thanks for the comments thus far.....To add to the story -- it was on the front page of the newspaper in full color!!
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