TheBattalion.tv Firefighter Series - Fire, EMS, Rescue, Training
It's 4th of July in San Francisco and we ride with Medic 2 to the the park – it's a head gash. We then follow Rescue 2, a few calls with E7, they help a man who just wants to talk to somebody. The Captain takes his time and shows the man respect. Next it's a possible fire in an apartment building which leads to a busy night including a large vegetation fire. Meet the B.C. who is about to retire and Division Chief Frank Cardinale.
Riding with the crew on Engine 54 as we arrive on-scene
JR and his cousing ride on Engine 10 to a fired
From Station 6 to Station 26 all in one night...food on the stove fire, Truck 4 on-scene at Metro Center underground train...a frequent flyer and the entired department knows her name.
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.
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.
From training to saving a life, and it's not even noon.
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.
Rescue 33 responding to a bus hits auto...supposedly...accident. You make the decision