Convert a used LP truck to a fire service tanker ??Essentially, these conversions are not advised since theycan result in unstable vehicles due to higher centers of gravity and overloadedchassis and braking systems. An accident involving overweight or top heavyconverted … [Read more...]
August 11, 2006 3:30 pm SPENCERPORT - The village is in a state of emergency today after an early morning blaze caused extensive damage to Spencerport Fire Station No. 1.Theodore Rauber, the village's deputy mayor, and Ogden Town Supervisor Gay Lenhard signed the order at 9:30 … [Read more...]
We had a working fireearlier that night (9/15/03) before a meeting I had to go to. At the meetinganother call came in (a rescue call) that required both of our ambulances. Theguy next to me and I both got up to drive the ambulances. At the call I thoughtI had indigestion due to … [Read more...]
EXPECT THE PATIENT TO MAKE YOU A TARGET…AND SIZE UP THE RUN…AND BY THINKING THAT WAY…YOU MAY AVERT A PROBLEM!
Some time ago, weresponded to a man who had a seizure. When we arrived, he was conscious, and upwalking around in his bedroom. He was confused and somewhat belligerent. 4members of our Fire Department and 2 private EMS medics approached him todetermine his condition. While … [Read more...]
One of our volunteer firefighters responding to a call blew astop sign in his POV and t-boned another vehicle on the passenger side. Thecitizen in the struck vehicle usually has another person riding to work in thecar with him, but on the day of the crash the rider was home sick, … [Read more...]
In March of 2006 at18:30hrs VFD member (Florida) was involved in an auto accident with atrain. FF was responding to a call in a F/R vehicle. Due to the timeof day the sun was in a position that masked the warning light system for theCSX railroad crossing. This … [Read more...]
On July 14, 2006 T@ 01:15our FD responded to a report of a car on fire in the garage. Upon arrival of OurDeputy Chief, a 21' x 18' alley garage was fully involved with a car inside. The fire was spreading to garages on each side and across the alley. Whiledoing a 360 the … [Read more...]