Daily News reports. “ Walters and Schunk – who both responded to the World Trade Center after the 9/11 attacks – were among several firefighters who helped care for a man who fell onto the subway tracks at 57th St. and Seventh Ave. Wednesday. About five hours before the horrific taxi accident, The News photographed […]
***Update: California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection major incident site. InciWeb is a new fire information site with tremendous potential. Once they get the kinks worked out it will be a top destination for fire news. From their page today; “Current Situation Size 53,000 acres Fuels Involved: Greasewood & Joshua Trees intermixed with fine […]
What a great story, what a great dad! Reported by the Mercury News “..Faced with a choice of his career or his son’s, Jeff Clet accepted a mid-level management position as a battalion chief. For me, this wasn’t a `fire chief’ decision,” Jeff Clet told the Mercury News. This is a decision I made as […]
CBS.2 reports, “…the Sawtooth Complex in Yucca Valley and the Millard Canyon in the San Gorgonio wildlands — had burned a combined 40,600 acres, according to the California Department of Forestry and the San Bernardino National Forest Fire Information Center. Both fires were started by lightning strikes on July 9, with high winds fanning the […]
“She calls herself a firefighter’s brat. Her dad was a firefighter, her grandfather a fire chief at Camp Pendleton. So, it stands to reason that when fire struck her adopted hometown of Yucca Valley that Diane Schroeder would offer to help. Sukalina Das didn’t know Schroeder from Eve until a little after noon Tuesday. Das; […]
How cool is this? The pics link from Reuters does not carry a corresponding story. I found information on the aircraft from the company’s own site. What a concept, I hope it gets full clearance soon. I’d love to see a demonstration run! Read or join the discussion on the tankers on Firehouse forums.