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FIREFIGHTER DRAGGED BY HOSE LINE/APPARATUS (The Secret List)

Thursday, January 28, 2016  All,



A Hillsborough County (Florida) Firefighter had a significant CLOSE CALL last night, as he helped his clean up after a fire.
Apparently while helping an apparatus back up, a Firefighter got tangled up in hose line, was dragged to the ground, and then somehow dragged by the moving apparatus. The firefighter yelled "stop" several times, clearly in pain, and then yelled to the truck to move forward so he could escape.
Fortunately the Firefighter was conscious and alert after the incident, but was but on a stretcher and then taken to the hospital for his injuries, which appeared to be to his legs. 

KHIYP's.

Take Care. Be Careful. Pass It On.

BillyG

The Secret List 1/28/2016-1400 Hours

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SC FIREFIGHTERS BURNED, CO DEATH REMINDER (The Secret List)

Sunday, January 24, 2016   Hey,

Two Dillon County (SC) Firefighters were burned while operating at a fire this afternoon. Companies responded around 1400 hours to a fire on Calm Street in Latta (right along I-95 n.o. Florence) . Two firefighters were injured operating at the fire, according to the fire department.Officials say one firefighter had minor burns and another had second degree burns-that Firefighter has been intubated and flown to the Augusta Burn Center.The cause of the fire is now under investigation-KTIYP's.

 

 

TRAGIC CARBON MONOXIDE DEATHS-REMINDER

A mother and child are dead and another child is in critical condition after a carbon monoxide incident in New Jersey caused by snow blocking a car tail pipe.
911 in Passaic received a call last night of 3 unresponsive people inside a car on Sherman Street. All were transported to St. Mary's Hospital in Passaic where the mother and son were pronounced dead. The daughter was transferred to St. Joseph's Hospital in Paterson and is listed in critical condition. 

WHAT HAPPENED: The father had told the mother and children to wait in the car as he tried to dig it out from two feet of snow. 

This tragedy is a reminder to people to make sure their tailpipes are free and clear because it doesn't take long for cars to fill up with carbon monoxide. RIP.

Take Care. Be Careful. Pass It On.

BillyG

The Secret List 1/24/2016-1800 Hours

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Black Sunday-Remembered/Joey D Seminar (The Secret List)

Saturday, January 23, 2016   All,



January 23, 2005 was "Black Sunday" in New York when FDNY Lt. Curtis W. Meyran (covering Ladder 27 that day) and FF John G. Bellew (Ladder 27) died in the Line of Duty at an apartment fire in the Bronx. Four other FF's were injured: Jeffrey Cool (Rescue 3) the late Lt. Joseph DiBernardo-Rescue 3 (whose later death is Line of Duty) Brendan Cawley (Ladder 27) and Eugene Stolowski (Ladder 27).

All 6 FF's were forced to jump from the 4th floor of the apartment building as they were trapped by the fire. And, as you'll also remember, at a separate incident in Brooklyn that day, just 3 hours after the Bronx fire, Brooklyn FF Richard T. Sclafani (Ladder 103) was killed in the Line of Duty after getting trapped in the basement while operating at a residential fire. 

HERE are links to reports, videos and articles as we remember those who were injured and killed that day.

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/fire/reports/face200503.html
 (NIOSH Report-BRONX FIRE)

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/fire/reports/face200504.html (NIOSH Report-BROOKLYN FIRE)

http://nymag.com/news/features/26574/index3.html
 (EXCELLENT NY Magazine Article Bronx Fire Double LODD)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EvxtBC2gQ1g&sns=em (IAFF Presentation-FDNY FF Jeff Cool)

http://community.fireengineering.com/video/video/show?id=1219672%3AVideo%3A591291 (Fire Engineering; FDNY FF Jeff Cool)

==CHIEF D NEVER STOPS SAVING LIVES:

 

Here is a piece about the late Joey D's Dad, retired FDNY "Chief D"-and his untiring efforts to save firefighters lives-ALL Firefighters:
CHECK THIS OUT:
http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/hamill-fdny-dad-save-firefighters-article-1.2087647

 

START PLANNING NOW so you DO NOT MISS this years Seminar:

http://www.joeydfoundation.org/seminars/2016-seminar/

 

Take Care. Be Careful. Pass It On.

BillyG

The Secret List 1/23/2016-1200 Hours

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FIREFIGHTER SHOOTING-HOMEOWNER CHARGED (The Secret List)

Saturday, January 23, 2016   All,



As an update to this mornings Arkansas Firefighter Line of Duty death, the homeowner, Mark Pruitt has been charged with manslaughter in that fatal shooting of Fire Lieutenant Jason Adams. 

Pruitt claims that someone came into his home without a uniform and without saying who he was. 

As you know, Jason Adams, 29, was killed while responding to Pruitt, who was the patient having a seizure just outside of North Little Rock around 0500 hours, in Pulaski County. Reports are that Pruitts wife called 9-1-1 to get EMS assistance. 

Take Care. Be Careful. Pass It On.

BillyG

The Secret List 1-22-2016 1830 hours

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UPDATE: NY Fire Capt. LODD-Cause, NJ Firefighters/POTUS (The Secret List)

Friday, January 22, 2016   All,

New York State officials have determined that last months fire that killed 19 year old Captain Jack Rose in the Line of Duty was accidental. 

As you recall, that fire happened on December 19, 2015 at a dwelling in the town of Saugerties. While crews were attacking the fire, Mt Marion Captain Jack Rose, 19, went into distress and was rescued from inside the home.
The New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control examined the scene of the fire, conducted interviews, and identified evidence related to the origin of the fire and its cause.
OFPC determined the fire originated within the structure’s south wall, and the incident has been classified as accidental. The fire involved a wood stove that was situated along the wall.
The investigation into the specific fire operational details and events leading up to Captain Rose’s death remain under investigation. His cause of death, however, was determined to be “result of the inhalation of super heated gases, leading to irreversible respiratory failure, subsequently resulting in cardiac arrest" - but how, what and why remains open. 
Saugerties detectives, investigators from the New York State Department of Labor and NIOSH are continuing their investigation into all aspects of the fire including the fire response, conditions, equipment (such as his SCBA) and much more. 

 

 

IMPORTANT THOUGHTS FROM NEW JERSEY FIREFIGHTERS:

As the presidential elections continue to heat up, generally a good "size up" of the candidates (any candidate in any election) includes how and where they have stood on Firefighters, fire services, fire codes and related "fire" stuff. Simply put, pay close attention to past actions, not words. Here is an article from a local newspaper related to a thorough size up done on one the candidates by New Jersey Firefighters and the FMBA.

CLICK HERE:

http://bergendispatch.com/articles/37738471/FMBA-President-Christie-No-Friend-To-Career-Firefighters-.aspx

Take Care. Be Careful. Pass It On.

BillyG

The Secret List 1/21/2016-2032 hours

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