Police dashcam captures rescue of man from his burning car; suspected drunk driver pulls out in front of a Chicago engine and injures 10 including 4 firefighters; a NH firefighter is headed to the Super Bowl; and some Super Bowl snacking ideas for the firehouse.
A horrific multi vehicle accident on I-75 in Florida overnight as smoke from a wildfire brings visibility down to zero and kills 10 people. Learn what happens to a South Bend firefighter who takes cell phone video of a fire after his department enacts a “Facebook Policy”.
We’ve found an incredibly descriptive account from a fellow crew member on what was going on in the interior attack of a hi-rise medical building fire in Asheville NC which claimed the live of Captain Jeff Bowen last July. This vivid account should be read by every firefighter and makes for great training as well. Our video of the day shows the rescue of a family from a sightseeing biplane crash in the Caribbean Sea.
We found an amazing video out of LA County of a cliff rescue by helicopter as seen from the view of the rescuer’s helmetcam. Then watch the embarrassing video of two paramedics in a hurry to get their human heart to the transplant center when one of them trips.
The USFA has released a preliminary report of the line of duty death statistics for 2011, the massive wildfire near Reno Nevada has finally been contained, find out which Guinness World Record was broken in Oklahoma on Friday.
On today’s Daily Fire Fix- Each week, Daily Fire Fix shines the spotlight on a special fire service web page or technical feature that you may want to check out on your own. This week, we focus on The Report of the Week from the web page FirefighterNearMiss.com
We’ve dug up audio of rescuers admonishing the ship’s captain to return to his ship and assist in the rescue effort; the first video from inside the half-submerged cruise ship of the technical rescue operations in place including the use of controlled explosions in the rescue effort. Then look at a 4-alarm rowhouse fire in Brooklyn and listen in on all the fireground audio.
Tulsa’s James O’Neal, the firefighter who went down in full arrest during an arson fire last week, was released from the hospital today, far ahead of expectations. Our videos of the day come from a New Jersey 4-alarm fire which injured two firefighters as they made a third story pick rescuing an elderly woman.
On today’s Daily Fire Fix- Another serial arsonist in California? A volunteer firefighter who noticed some dude starting fires along the road so he pulled over and put the fires out, then had to put the arsonist out as well: watch a three-ring circus which erupts at a public fimeeting caught on tape.
A massive five alarm secure storage facility fire video report with a firefighter mayday out of Toronto; our videos of the day of a harrowing rescue of an “infant” by two Spiderman bystanders; we spotlight Backstep Firefighter- a website in which you’ll want to make a regular stop!