Full list of Fire Attack results
Reality Training: A strip mall wall collapse–
Why are there personnel in the hazard zone without their SCBA masks on? Chief Wylie breaks down the good and the bad about crews working this strip center fire.
Reality Training: A semi-tractor trailer fire–
A semi-tractor trailer on fire on a busy interstate in California? We've got a lot of lessons to learn from this one.
Reality Training: Preplaning and a massive fire–
We all plan for the big fire; this was a really big fire. The preplanning on this is what made the job go very well.
Reality Training: Fire and its use as a weapon–
Chief Wylie has talked in the past about fire as a weapon, and here's a classic example. How many times has your department talked through or trained to respond to an intentionally set fire in an occupied structure?
Reality Training: Massive warehouse fire–
Chief Wylie explains why you should never stand in a hazard zone. Be sure to always set up safety and exclusion zones.
Reality Training: Double house fire–
There are several points here to consider. First and foremost, do you have enough equipment on the way? You may have been dispatched to a single structure on fire and a single alarm assignment is all you have. That's not going to be enough to take care of two fully involved houses.
Reality Training: Assisted living structure fire–
Chief Wylie explains why you need to take every call at face value and make sure you have your game face on when you respond.
Christmas tree fire: Watered tree vs. dry tree–
According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), more than 200 home fires each year start with a Christmas tree. In this video, NIST fire researchers demonstrate what could happen if a fire starts in a watered Christmas tree vs. a dry Christmas tree. For Christmas tree safety tips, visit the NFPA website.
Tenn. firefighters battle 2-alarm apartment fire–
Chattanooga Fire Department crews battle apartment fire at The Arbors at Signal Mountain. Video courtesy of Chattanooga Fire Department.
Reality Training: Fire as a weapon–
As responders, what can we do to stop fire as a weapon? Chief Wylie explains why we must have robust fire inspections, good situational awareness and more.
Strip mall fire stopped–
What other positive practices do you see in the video?
Jumbo airtanker gets approval to fight US wildfires–
Federal officials have given a giant airtanker approval to fight wildfires in the U.S., but a lack of contracts currently limits the aircraft to California and one county in Colorado.
How PPV used wrong can kill firefighters–
Hidden fire and the introduction of a PPV fan can be a deadly combination for interior firefighters
Reality Training: The Ghost Ship fire: A look at code enforcement–
When it comes to fire code enforcement, you must stand your ground. Chief Wylie talks about how to enforce codes regardless of outside influences.
Reality Training: An intentional car fire–
Car fires: we respond to them all the time. They're not always what they seem. We have to treat every call as a unique opportunity for us to get hurt.
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