Firefighter Proving Grounds It’s amazing how rapidly a fire can intensify under the right conditions. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ What are some of the conditions present that cause this to rapidly develop? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ What else can we learn from this video? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🎥:@onairco Via: @trainyourprobie ... See MoreSee Less
In this particular scenario, the fire was given an open source of oxygen, as it does not look like any of the doors were shut. As well as the building materials that were used to start this fire for institutional purposes.
Newer synthetic materials burn hotter and faster now. Back then, you used to have about 17 minutes on average to escape a house fire. In the here and now present, you have 3-5 minutes because of all the newer materials being used in not only furniture, appliances, etc. But as well as newer building construction materials. It is actually better to sleep with your bedroom door closed rather than open because that will give you precious time to escape a fire. Instead of having an open path of travel, the fire is forced to burn through before advancing to more accelerant and oxygen behavior that door. The more understanding the general public has about fire and the types of materials used today. This information can be invaluable to saving lives
Yesterday morning the day crew joined New Hope Eagle Fire Company for the 18th anniversary memorial ceremony of September 11th. Tower Ladder 17 and Tower Ladder 46 raised the American flag to honor all of those who perished that day and to honor all of those who are still struggling. During the course of the morning, as the events were underway, members from surrounding organizations rang the bell in remembrance. ... See MoreSee Less
The Eagle Fire Company will be holding a 9-11 memorial service tomorrow (Wed. Sept. 11, 2019) from 8:30 - 10:30 am. The memorial is open to all. Please join us at the Fire station at 46 S. Sugan Road, New Hope, PA to remember those who were lost. #neverforget ... See MoreSee Less
Today while going over the dive equipment, the station received a public assist call to help Suez Water clean an obstruction out of the intake in the canal located at the Swan St pumping station that supplies the reservoir. After removing the obstruction, the intake was inspected and put back into operation. The crew then continued doing some training on search patterns and line tending operations. Chief Barlow and FF/EMT Dettra tended FF/EMT Shanahan and FF/EMT Hoffman while they dove. ... See MoreSee Less
Today members of Lambertville Fire Department District # 1 participated in the annual Raritan Township Fire Company stair climb. Hats off to the dedicated members who WILL NEVER FORGET !!!!! ... See MoreSee Less
If you live outside the City of Batavia in Genesee County, the ability of volunteer fire companies to get enough able-bodied manpower to your house in a timely manner if it ever caught on fire is reac...
Interesting how Princeton officials had to hire a consulting firm to tell them that there is a volunteer shortage! 🤦♂️. All they needed to do is open their dam eyes and ask the departments Chiefs that serve their area to get the answer! 🤦♂️
August was another busy month for the City Boyz with 30 calls for service.
Below is the run down of calls.
On July 29 the District started a 2nd Shift. The two shifts consist of 4 Firefighters Monday through Friday 8am to 4pm and 4 Firefighters 4pm to 12am. 1- FF/Chauffeur 1-FF/EMT 2-F/Fs ... See MoreSee Less