TheBattalion.tv Firefighter Series - Fire, EMS, Rescue, Training
Division Chief Cardinal and the SFFD Strike Team arrive in Los Angeles. They get deployed to an area with fire and smoke and us their small hose line to combat these fires. With such a small amount of water in their tank, and not much water tender or drafting from ponds, they have to also rely on the helicopters. We see them get their water and make the drops – we're with them in the thick of it. We are in San Francisco when they return safely home.
This is a big show with lot's of fires. The crew of Engine 3's "A" Shift start their day with some of the best tacos in town, a call comes for a fire; the arrive on-scene to a mattress fire possibly set by a homeless person; THEN, the call comes in for a structure fire. They arrive on scene, the fire is blowing out the windows. Eng. 3 is first in- Captain Palmer takes Command and his crew go into action. Garcia on the pump panel, Silva pulls the nozzle up the steps, safely puts on his PPE and with the other Garcia behind him, flames blowing over thier heads..
H2 Firefighter and Rescue Professional James Draper talks about "Being on the job." Morning meeting with the Team, We ride with Rescue 2 to a school where the demonstrate is what to do when the Fire Emergency Bell goes off. Then, a medical and later in the afternoon, a small structure fire. In San Francisco, an small tool shed can burn up a block, these homes are inches apart and very old wood, no fire block; need we say more?
This is 48 Hours with Capt. Oney Durney, a firemens Fireman and someone they looked up too.
B.C. Serrano at Division- a call comes in, it's a structure fire, we arrive on scene- it's an auto on fire in the open carport under an apartment building, this can be very dangerous in any city, the battalion is on scene. Back at the station, then, Rescue 2 responds to a call. Back at the station we experience one of the huge dangers at fire stations across america; but this is changing. Fuel Pumps close enough that all the fumes rise through the building, a building where men and women sleep upstairs; you all know what's happening here.
At Station 9 we continue this night with smoke showing at a school we ride with Battalion Chief Sorrano, next up, we ride with the crew from Engine 9 to a vehicle accident on the 101, The next morning, we are back at Station 11 riding with Truck 11, an alarm has gone off at at school. Next up, it's a call with the crew on the engine and these are the Medical EMS Calls that can kill a first responder. Its now madatory to wear gloves, but it should be MANADATORY TO WEAR GOGGLES as we see why, the Pathogens that can kill a 1st Responder.
Ground breaking a new station, riding EMS calls, catch a fire
New Station, Meet a PIO, Volunteer Chief and his Antique Engine, catch-a-fire
Clinton's combiation department responds to a fully envolved structure fire
Many combination Depts egos get in the way of the job, not at Westampton. Here, you can't tell who is paid and who is a volunteer and that's why we are filming here. In this show, we ride with both to a fire. The morning starts off with an auto accident at a very dangerous well-known "T" intersection. Then comes the pranks.