This weekend in Nashville (TN), several Firefighters were burned while operating at a 2 story duplex fire-but fortunately all are NLT (non life threatening. The worst were some 2nd degree facial burns.
We would run out of space if we forwarded you every recent article sent to us where some city is looking at reducing staffing, shutting down companies or reducing responses. As we have stated…cut your insurance and you will cut the benefit received when you have a claim-and you will eventually have a "claim"…simple math. But that’s up to them. We have to remember though that we cannot act in any other way than equal to the resources and training we have based upon the size-up-otherwise we are stepping way beyond reasonable risk other than in rare rescue related conditions.