TheBattalion.tv Firefighter Series - Fire, EMS, Rescue, Training
Station 3, Engine 3 "A" Shift with Captain Palmer. Travelers are Firefighters without a Station for a home. They cover firefighters at stations in a Battalion. Today, we are with Firefighter David Ramirez as he works in the kitchen on some chow, medical calls and a structure fire.
Station 33, 1:30AM – it's a quiet moment. They just finished cleaning the bay. Fire Chief Tony Kelleher sits in the Day Room watching television with the guys, it's sounds like it's been a busy day.
Station 7, Division in the heart of the Mission District of San Francisco, prominently Latino, but becoming more of the hipsters everyday. Eng. 7 is out the door to a medical call at the trolley terminal, later in the night, a call comes in from the smell of smoke coming from a garage, the Battalion arrived on-scene, did we mentioned, in San Francisco food on the stove can burn an entire block.
Biker down - Let's see the tools.
Station 9, we meet the crew from Engine 9 with Captain Karey Wedemeyer on the "B" shift. The morning starts off with them getting new SCBAs, then, they catch a EMS run or two. Back at the Station, since it's the Captain's Birthday, everyone, including the cameraman, have to workout to one of Karey's workout DVD's, this should be fun. Late afternoon, a call comes in with a Cat stuck in a wall at an apartment complex, you'll find the the Captain is quite the animal lover, she actually works for a Pit Bull shelter in Fresno. 4:00AM, a call comes in, it's a structure fire.
Engine 13 takes a call in a local neighborhood. The crew arrives to find that the victim in a possible suicidal attempt is a close friend of the Captain.
Snowing at Sta. 15, we ride with Woody on Truck,
Station 12, Firefighter DeWhitt behind the wheel arrives on scene of a medical call -- every medical is dangerous in San Francisco. Plus, the need for commercial building inspections for dangerous substance or building code violations.
After a day of EMS calls, Eng. 10 responds to an apartment fire.
100% Volunteers from Kentland. They live and breath the-job and high call volume.