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NEAR MISS REPORT OF THE WEEK: 10 OCTOBER 2018

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 ...
Categories: Safety - Near Miss

NEAR MISS REPORT OF THE WEEK: 3 OCTOBER 2018

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. ...
Categories: Safety - Near Miss

NEAR MISS REPORT OF THE WEEK: 26 SEPTEMBER 2018

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 ...
Categories: Safety - Near Miss

NEAR MISS REPORT OF THE WEEK: 19 SEPTEMBER 2018

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 19:59
SUMMARY This week, ROTW highlights how even when we lead out an incident with the best intentions, such as doing a 360 size-up, surprises happen. EVENT DESCRIPTION Crews ...
Categories: Safety - Near Miss

NEAR MISS REPORT OF THE WEEK: 19 SEPTEMBER 2018

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 19:59
SUMMARY This week, ROTW highlights how even when we lead out an incident with the best intentions, such as doing a 360 size-up, surprises happen. EVENT DESCRIPTION Crews ...
Categories: Safety - Near Miss

Firefighter Injured During Fire Attack

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 19:26
EVENT NARRATIVE What was the initial size-up? Working house fire.   Event Description Units responded to a report of a possible house fire with flames showing. ...
Categories: Safety - Near Miss