NYPD: "Apparatus Had Right Of Way-Lights and Sirens Activated-Civilian Vehicle Ran Red Light"BY BRIAN BOYDNewsday Long Island Staff WriterJuly 10, 2004, 6:41 PM EDTA Bronx man out on the town with friends was killed early Saturday when the sports utility vehicle in which he was a … [Read more...]
Thursday, April 29, 2004FireTimes News WiresCoolidge, Arizona - One Southwest Ambulance employee was killed and another hurt Wednesday (April 28) afternoon in separate traffic accidents. Tammy Mundell, 29, an IAFF Member who was an emergency medical technician for Rural/Metro's … [Read more...]
SEAT BELT USAGE A PROBLEM??
The following video is a SEAT BELT commercial provided courtesy of RADM Richard E. Brooks, Commander, Naval Safety Center. Windows Media Player version 9 is required to view these videos. If you do not have this software, you can click here to download it.Right-click on a link … [Read more...]
KILLED FIRE CADET’S FAMILY SPEAKS OUT FOR CHANGES IN TRAINING
Sun Sentinal July 25, 2004Just days before a firefighter recruit died during a training exercise, he told his sister he was concerned about how the instructors were treating his class. The recruits had to wear their bunker gear all day, she recalled him saying. The instructors … [Read more...]
ACCIDENT VICTIM FIRES HANDGUN…..
two firefighters entered the car to begin treatment when they heard a bang....at first they thought an airbag device might have gone off... (02-02-04) Las Vegas firefighters had a close encounter late Tuesday afternoon, after an accident victim they were treating in a single car … [Read more...]
FIREFIGHTER UNIFORM PANTS IGNITE!
TO: Firefighter Close Calls.comHopefully I won't get into too much trouble for releasing this but I had a "close call" of my own yesterday. We were doing shift training on using the K-12 saw w/ a metal blade. We were wearing gloves and goggles as well as helmets but we didn't … [Read more...]
ERRORS PLAGUED CARSON CITY WILDFIRE FIGHT
Associated Press 10-22-2004 RENO, Nev. (AP) - Inadequate briefings, radio problems, "freelancing" supervisors and confusion over who was in charge led to 21 firefighters being trapped and two people burned by a Nevada wildfire, a report said Wednesday. Firefighters and their … [Read more...]