|Operating on Interstate in limited viability conditions with active snow fall and roadways 100 % snow covered at a multi-vehicle accident (passenger vehicles and semi’s). 2 fire apparatus positioned behind the incident for blocking and incident scene safety. 1 fire truck is struck 2 times by passing motorist that lost control of their vehicles. 1 fire truck is nearly struck by semi as it jackknifed, this event also forced 1 firefighter to have to run and dive into the nearby ditch to avoid being struck.|
|Apparatus position saves lives! Multiple apparatus establishing proper blocking should be considered a must when operating on the interstate.
Always maintain awareness of the environment and your position within it. Know were you exits/escape routes and don’t hesitate to utilize them