TheBattalion.tv Firefighter Series - Fire, EMS, Rescue, Training
From training to saving a life, and it's not even noon.
Station 26's newbie drives tiller this night while a seasoned veteran prepares to retire. We arrive on an EMS Call where an ederly patient with diabetes is crashing, hard of hearing and does not want to go to the hospital; just the reverse of most ederly that may just want someone to talk to and spend a quiet night at the hospital. The crew stay with the gentelman for hours feeding him peanut butter sandwitches and Dr. Pepper; he comes back to life on his own: a happy ending
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.
Morning, Engine 3, "A" Shift with Palmer.and an Explorer Scout On-Board. Covering Traveler catchs a fire, he has great luck catching calls lately. There last call, famous Rapper stuck in an elevator with crew. Later, people are everywhere partying. A call comes in, it's a Gang Shooting at the fast food gas station, people are everywhere.
Lt. Duck is one of the very few that is always training his crews, Engine, Truck and the Ambo. It's been snowing and cold so he sets up training in the center of the apparatus floor; this is about trust your brothers.