Firefighter Winterization | FlashoverTV

Firefighter Winterization | FlashoverTV. Chief Ernie Rhodes shares a winter tip about putting together a few items every firefighter should have with them for winter firefighting.

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Defining “Fully Involved”.

When young firefighters/officers/first on scene, speaking over the radio, have trouble differentiating over “fully involved” vs smoke showing or fire out one window, please refer to this picture.

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Let’s discuss this? Do we have exposure problems? Hard to tell from a one sided picture. Do we really need to call in a dozen tankers from surrounding towns (robbing them of their resources) for a structure that is already a total loss?