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Once again enroute to a working fire. Dispatch advised multiple callers. Hydrant is 750ft from the structure. You have heavy smoke showing from a couple blocks away. You make the turn and this is what you have. Car in the driveway and nobody outside at your arrival. What are your actions? Second due engine is […]

Long Johns Silvers Drive Thru…..

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Dispatched first due for a fire at a local Long Johns. Reported as vehicle fire in the drive through. As you arrive this is what you have. Hydrants is 400ft away and your next due engine/truck is responding from another call and is 8 minutes out. What are your actions? Here we go….

Long driveway….

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Today’s questions is in regards to fire attack down long/narrow or obstructed driveways. On homes with very long and often narrow driveways, what are your companies actions to get water onto the fire? Many of these situations it is impossible to gain access down the driveway leaving anywhere from 100-1000ft+ of distance between your truck […]

Chinese Restaurant Fire….

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Two engine companies are on scene of a working fire at a local chinese restaurant. You are on the first due truck company and this is what you have showing at your arrival approx 7 minutes in. The engines are having an extremely difficult time making headway on the fire. What are you actions? Only […]

House Fire!

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First in on a possible house fire. All dispatch advised was caller was the neighbor. Next due Engine 6 minutes out and the hydrant is 700ft away. You are responding on “your” apparatus…What are your actions.

Screen Print Shop…

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Time for a little commercial action. Smoke showing from a “screenprinting” shop. Apartments above up to floor 8. Time is 530 PM. You are first on scene (responding on “your” apparatus type) of this working fire. No idea on occupancy numbers above the fire. What are your actions and why???  

ESS Eye Protection Product Spotlight

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Lt. Frazier from Tactical Advantage Training LLC & First Due Questions/ conducts a product spotlight on numerous eye protection products from ESS (ESSEYEPRO.COM) Big thanks to ESS for the unbelievable customer support and for sending products for review. I have personally used the 5B gray smoke glasses on three extrications so far and I can […]


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Telephone contact lost….What are your actions and why?

Apartment Fire!

What are your actions and the assignments for incoming units?


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On “vacation” in Tenn, but that doesn’t mean the scenarios stop. You are dispatched to a working fire that is reported “vacant” prior to your arrival. You arrive as the first due engine with the nearest hydrant over 2 miles away. Nearest engine is 10 minutes away. What you see is what you get…..What are […]

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