Safety - Near Miss

AERIAL WATERWAY FAILURE - WITH PICTURES

National Near Miss News - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 12:51
EVENT NARRATIVE Initial Size Up N/A Event Summary A crew was performing Engineer training to prepare for an upcoming promotional examination. Part of the training was to pump an ...
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NEAR MISS REPORT OF THE WEEK: 15 AUGUST 2018

National Near Miss News - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 15:17
SUMMARY Sometimes the obvious hazard presented on the emergency scene isn’t the one that causes us harm. Fire crews respond to thousands of calls each year involving downed power lines, with ...
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NEAR MISS REPORT OF THE WEEK: 8 AUGUST 2018

National Near Miss News - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 20:35
SUMMARY No matter how well prepared we are, an unexpected equipment malfunction can send even the best operational plan into a tailspin. In this week’s report, an attack crew was making ...
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NEAR MISS REPORT OF THE WEEK: 1 AUGUST 2018

National Near Miss News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 11:41
SUMMARY Structure protection in the wildland-urban interface (WUI) can be a dynamic, chaotic and challenging assignment. This environment, more than any other, has the possibility for ...
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Unusual Construction Leads To Structural Collapse

National Near Miss News - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 15:47
EVENT NARRATIVE Initial Size Up Large commercial building approximately 100' x 300' with dark smoke pushing from the eaves. Event Description The first unit arrived on scene and ...
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NEAR MISS REPORT OF THE WEEK: 25 JULY 2018

National Near Miss News - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 14:14
SUMMARY During pump training and with several evolutions through the day, the hydrant used had an underground failure that washed out the surrounding subsoil. The next drill involved helping ...
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Explosion During Extrication Injures Two Rescuers

National Near Miss News - Sun, 07/22/2018 - 14:33
EVENT NARRATIVE What was the initial size-up? MVA with heavy front-end damage with front airbag deployment.   Event Description Crews were ...
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