Top 5 firefighting ladder/roof near misses of 2012
Truck work is among the most dangerous tasks on a firegound. The physics of roofs invite injury; add fire to the mix and it’s a deadly combination. And despite our precautions, ladders leave us in incredibly vulnerable positions.
Every near miss is a chance for other firefighters to learn and avoid injury or death.And in the spirit of being safer, here are our top five near-miss videos involving ladders and roofs.