We have started our new podcast.  Water Rescue The podcast will start as in intro to water rescue, flood rescue, related equipment and more. This will be something that we can play with and have fun with.   https://dcruz911.hipcast.com/rss/waterrescue.xml

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We’ve been noticing more and more on every water rescue that firefighters are still wearing their fire protection gear. Structural firefighting gear is exactly what it is, it’s made for structural firefighting. Yes, we use it for vehicle rescues, confined space and other rescues, but let’s talk about using it for water-related rescue. First lets […]

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I was driving down the street and saw that large column of smoke. A working house fire. As I passed the Firehouse, the engine was just pulling out. I pulled over and waited for it to pass. As I passed the subdivision entrance, I saw the rest of the trucks rushing towards the scene. The […]

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After thirty years of service in the public safety sector it is safe to say I have seen it all. The great majority of what I have seen was dangerous – not only for those being rescued, but for the men and women doing the saving. I am a retired Firefighter and have a passion […]

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