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Chicago House Fire With Truck 17

Yesterday at 12:29:03 AM CCF Administrator

CFD Companies battling a 2-11 Alarm Fire at 9114 South Brandon on Tuesday September 16, 2014.  Companies had a 2.5 story frame going and fire in a second two story frame with multiple other exposures.


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Firefighter LODD - NC Apparatus Crash

September 16, 2014, 09:06:43 PM CCF Administrator

We regret to advise you that a Firefighter was killed and another was injured in the Line of Duty late afternoon after the fire apparatus they were in overturned in Louisburg, Franklin County, N.C.

Details about what happened weren't immediately clear, but the apparatus overturned sometime after 1700 on Sykes Road in Louisburg. We'll post more details as they are made available. Our condolences to all affected.

Take Care. Be Careful. Pass It On.
BillyG
The Secret List 9-16-2014 1900
www.FireFighterCloseCalls.com

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Pa. Town Seeks to Restrict Apparatus Use For 'Personal Gain'

September 10, 2014, 01:46:38 PM oldtimer#3

Fire Department Mergers, Consolidations, and Annexations

September 06, 2014, 03:59:07 PM oldtimer#3

Old Firefighting Training Video - Probationary Firefighter Training

August 22, 2014, 09:26:40 PM CCF Administrator



A great old-timey training video from the East Coast, official location unknown but 'Hartford' can be clearly seen on the side of the responding rig. Much of the video's narration still applies to firefighting today... except the end part about applying the nozzle stream into the window. But it's ok, they did it because it was pre-SCBA, not post-UL studies.

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Radio Etiquette on 8 Box

August 22, 2014, 07:03:32 PM Copperhead

Sounds like some one needs to review proper radio etiquette!!!  I realize it's the Grunge, I mean, Grange, Fair, but jeez.  Just another reason fire police should not be allowed to have radios.  Perpetuate the stereotype!!!!

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