Unit Citation for Fort Worth Engines 3 and 22
April 9th, 2009
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Firehouse.com talks with Fort Worth Fire Department Captain Larry Manasco and Jake Pennell, from Engine 22, about their actions as part of a Firehouse Heroism & Community Service Awards. Engines 3 and 22 were awarded a unit citation for their efforts in rescuing several residents of an apartment complex fire.
Then Lt. Larry Manasco, a Firehouse.com Contributing Editor, tells about the many challenges they faced when dispatched to a report of furniture on fire. Pennell talks about his actions as the first-arriving engineer and helping his crew get the duties taken care of.
They also discuss the importance of training and how a well-implemented training program helped save the lives of four people.
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