TheBattalion.tv Firefighter Series - Fire, EMS, Rescue, Training
Biker down - Let's see the tools.
Rescue 33 responding to a bus hits auto...supposedly...accident. You make the decision
Rescue 17 – a driver possibly on Heroin gets his high taken from him.
A day with the crew on Engine 12 starts off with a medical call; they responde to a baby being born in a car in the parking lot of a 7/11. The Engineer/Fireifhter that is very anal about keeping his Piece, that's what they call and engine or a truck; the firefighter is also a Fire Chief in Prince Georges County Maryland.
100% Volunteers from Kentland. They live and breath the-job and high call volume.
Division - Station , Overcast; Shift change, morning meeting, and breakfast. A call comes in – it's smoke showing inside a Bank of America on Columbus.
This morning, Chief Kelleher and the crew clean the rigs, the get thrashed in the winter; a call comes in, it's supporting a Hazmat Incident at NASA; it's by invitation only, and even then, you can't just walk in.
The night ends with a structure fire started by an electrical problem created by a contractor doing an re-model. All engine companies must test their hose lines periodically, and today is that day for the "A" Shift. Late afternoon, a hot-water heater fire in a garage destroysa young girl's birthday, and then late night, a call comes in for a commercial fire at an office complex. This is where we first meet Captain Oney Durney, who is nearing retirement and a is true Fireman's Fireman; he's always training.
The 2nd half of this 48 with Eng. 3's "A" Shift. Firefighter Silva is on a strict diet and a full regiment of exercises; he takes advantage of whatever time he has in between the large volume of calls at Station 3. A call comes in for an additional engine needed at a fire out in the west side of town. There's no hydrants out here. They are called off and head back to the station. On the way, they drive through one of Fresno's many homeless camps. They have overtaken the Downtown Fresno Area and it has become a very dangerous place full of drugs, prostitution and people that prey on others. A call comes in and they are out the door...and so much more.
Riding with Paul, the call; a vehicle accident