TheBattalion.tv Firefighter Series - Fire, EMS, Rescue, Training

Station 9, Engine 9's "B" Shift. Captain Karey Wedemeyer and her crew run mostly EMS calls until the late afternoon,

Rescue 33 responding to a bus hits auto...supposedly...accident. You make the decision

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.

This 24/7 starts with roll-call at Station 17, this roll-call includes Deputy Chief Whiting, now the Assistant Chief. The Columbus Fire Department maintains the hydrants so seasonally, twice a year, they all must be tested, maintained or reported for service. Next, a tour of the Rescue rig with one of the technicians, he shows us the tools they use. Next, we ride on Engine 17 to a vehicle fire, it's blazing, then, a man down on a bike, then they catch another call, busy station.

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.

Sta. 9 with an Eng., Trk, and a B.C. Today it's Serrano who arrives on the scene of a major metal building collapse.

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.

Ground breaking a new station, riding EMS calls, catch a fire

Morning, Engine 33 is out the door and down the road, they get on thier gear, Brian Stolly talks about being a Kentland man and a D.C Firefigher. We arrive on scene of vehicle accident. Back at the Station, a call comes in for a structure fire, both Engine 33 and Rescue 33 respond out the door. A day full of calls...then, we ride with one of the live-in volunteer firefighters in the buggy to a Box Call, this could be a fire...it's at the Six Flags Theme park and by the Radio Chatter, it's HUGE.

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