Archive for January2015

The Science of Firefighting Cisterns: San Francisco Fire Department

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I came across this video, some of you may have seen this but in case you haven’t.   Have you ever wanted to know how San Francisco Fire Department deals with water supply in an earth quake prone areas/city?? Check out this video. SFFD explains in detail how their water system works for fire attack when […]

Four Firefighters Rescued (Documentary, A Year Later)

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On January 30th of 2014, Greensboro Fire Department, NC responded to a working car fire at a auto repair shop. While the crew of Engine 11 were getting dressed in their PPE, they were notified the car was inside of the shop currently on fire. As crews were working to extinguish the fire, the unthinkable […]

Search and Rescue Units for the USMC to End

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Budget cuts are pushing Marine aviators out of the search and rescue business. After 56 years of picking up downed aviators and assisting people in emergencies, the Marine Corps is cutting two search and rescue aviation units. By the end of October, the SAR unit at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona, will be disbanded. […]