Thursday, April 15, 2010

Aggressive is not Reckless

Aggressive is not reckless
There is a difference between an aggressive fire attack and a reckless one

By Jason Poremba

Too often these days, firefighters are confusing an aggressive attack with a reckless attack. An aggressive attack on fire is not a reckless attack. An aggressive attack is thought out in advance, well planned, and trained for. Videos online often give a bad name to aggressive fire attack by showing firefighters entering a large volume of fire at a rapid rate, with equipment that often doesn't match the job. The key aspects of an aggressive attack are highlighted by size-up, full PPE, proper hose line handling, and an attack that is compatible with the pace of the fire... READ ALL WITH MULTIPLE VIDEOS

FlashoverTV is powered by FireRescue1.com
Blog Widget by LinkWithin
blog comments powered by Disqus
Web Analytics