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Engine Compartment Fire Causes Sidewalk to Explosively Spall

National Near Miss News - Sun, 10/21/2018 - 21:55
EVENT NARRATIVE   What was the initial size-up?     SUV in the parking lot at the NW corner of a hotel with the engine compartment fully engulfed. Black smoke going to ...
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NEAR MISS REPORT OF THE WEEK: 17 OCTOBER 2018

National Near Miss News - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 19:47
SUMMARY While working at the scene of a motor vehicle accident, a car drove through the scene, grazing the lieutenant. EVENT DESCRIPTION Fire, law enforcement and EMS crews ...
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NEAR MISS REPORT OF THE WEEK: 10 OCTOBER 2018

National Near Miss News - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 21:10
SUMMARY It's a peak month for tornadic activity in the U.S. and it’s inevitable that firefighters will be dispatched to the scene of any storm impacted areas. Keeping our awareness high and ...
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NEAR MISS REPORT OF THE WEEK: 3 OCTOBER 2018

National Near Miss News - Wed, 10/03/2018 - 20:03
SUMMARY This week’s report highlights how easy it is to assume bystanders are providing accurate information. The Lieutenant at this vehicle fire conducted a thorough risk assessment and 360. ...
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NEAR MISS REPORT OF THE WEEK: 26 SEPTEMBER 2018

National Near Miss News - Wed, 09/26/2018 - 16:16
SUMMARY A crew responded to a reported cardiac emergency, but almost walked into a dangerous situation involving armed suspects. EVENT DESCRIPTION An EMS crew arrived at the ...
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