Driving is a team sport that requires every firefighter on the rig's attention, and nowhere is that more true than on the highway where fast-moving semis are common. Chief Wylie walks through some good highway driving practices to avoid becoming the emergency. You can see the full video here.
Chief Wylie shows us why this dumpster-fire training video covers all the bases from firefighters in full PPE to an ample amount of instruction to situational awareness. You can watch more videos on fighting dumpster fires here.
Live-fire training or demonstrations are just as dangerous as structure fires. Chief Wylie examines this video of a training gone wrong and explains how to take the necessary precautions to keep everyone safe.
When you have to go defensive from the start, some things to consider are staying out of the collapse zone and not putting a firefighter on the tip of a ladder to babysit a remote-controlled master stream.