Author Archives: erics

Close Call Video: Gas Station Collapses on Firefighter In Iron Mountain, MI

Video Published by Jason Asselin “This just happened a short time ago at the Iron Mountain, Michigan “The Store Gas Station” with a Burger King attached! The fireman was underneath when the front of the building collapsed on top of him, he was trapped for minutes as others came to his rescue. He was up and walking at the end ...

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Drone Captures House Fire in Orland Fire District

Chicago Sun Times reports:  “A fire damaged three homes and displaced two families Monday afternoon in southwest suburban Orland Hills. Around 1:30 p.m., Orland Fire crews responded to a call of two neighboring homes with fire showing through the roofs in the 9200 block of 162nd Street, according to village spokesman Ray Hanania.” The fire started at ground level between ...

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LODD: FDNY Firefighter Dies During Fall From Roof at Queens 2-Alarm Fire

Initial reports indicate firefighter may have fallen while trying to exit roof to bucket. More info available as it comes in. Address of the fire was at 1615 Putnam Ave. in Queens. It has been confirmed that the brother firefighter has been critically injured from the fall. This from Nydailynews.com A city firefighter died Thursday afternoon after a five-story plunge ...

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Firefighter/Paramedic: Rockford Fire Department Illinois

The Rockford Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the postion of Firefighter/Paramedic through March 12th, 2017.  Go to GovernmentJobs.com to apply.  Click HERE to learn about the Department’s Outreach and Recruitment Plan  Minimum Qualifications There are certain qualifications that an applicant must meet in order to become a Rockford Firefighter/Paramedic. The qualifications set forth are established by the Board of Fire and Police ...

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Mark VonAppen-Mentors: Voices From Our Past

Mark VonAppen discusses learning from mentors of the past on not to quite. Video comes from our friends at FirexTalk.  Thanks for this great message Mark! Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:*

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Drone Video of Baltimore Warehouse Fire

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Hayward, CA Firefighters With The Quick Attack And No Bunker Gear

Im all for the quick attack at a house fire, but at some point you someone needs to say “put your damn gear on”! Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:*

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Explosions Reported at Propane Tank Company in Gurnee

Aerial Image Below: NBC CHICAGO ARTICLE: “Explosions were reported Thursday afternoon at a propane tank company in north suburban Gurnee. Authorities have evacuated the area within a quarter mile of the business, which is still burning, according to the Gurnee Police Department. Multiple suburban fire departments responded to the 3800 block of Clearview Court around 1 p.m and police are ...

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Person Jumps From Second Floor Window During a Fire in Chicago

An individual jumped from the fire building in Chicago the moment before Engine Co. 73 arrived on scene. Bystanders attempt to catch the individual.  The person can be seen jumping at approx. The 1:00 Minute mark in the video.   Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:*

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North Reading Massachusetts Pre-Arrival Video of Detached Garage With Extension to House

Published on Jun 9, 2016 by Al Pereira “North Reading Fire battle a house fire at 21 Eames St. North Reading. You could see the flames from a mile away.”     Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:*

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