The Station Fire
– Station Fire “How is it that one match can start a forest fire, but it takes a whole box of matches to start a campfire?” The Station fire started Wednesday August 26th, 2009 at approx. 03:30 PM at the Los Angeles River Ranger District / Angeles National Forest, burning over 250 square miles equivalent to 160,577 acres. This fire has claimed the lives of 2 L.A. county fire fighters. Even though the Station Fire was controlled using the unified command with experienced personal, was the number of resources assigned, the level of training of officers, and response time adequate for such a large and devastating wild land fire….
Misery, Trauma and Isolation in The Thing in the Forest by A.S Wyatt
– Misery, trauma, and isolation all have connections to the war time settings in “The Thing in the Forest.” In the short story, A.S. Byatt depicts elements captured from both fairy tale and horror genres in war times. During World War II, the two young girls Penny and Primrose endure the 1940s Blitz together but in different psychological ways. In their childhood, they learn how to use gas masks and carry their belongings in oversized suitcases. Both Penny and Primrose suffer psychologically effects by being isolated from their families’ before and after the war….
The Fire Fighter Professor
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A Career as a Fire Fighter
– … Jobs related to firefighters can be found in almost every city because, a job that is related to firefighters is police. Police are related because the both jobs help people and try to help their community in every way they can. Firefighters respond to emergency situations and mostly protect people from the environment and from all types of accidents. They work with the community to increase fire safety awareness’s in order to help fires from occurring in the first place. Firefighters enforce fire safety standards in public by acting and advising on all matters to the protection of life and property from fire and other risks….
Volunteer Fire Fighter Dies While Lost in Residential Structure Fire
– … The NIOSH investigators report did conclude some of the factors could have been avoided. With this case the NIOSH report was able put together a pretty lengthy list of what could have been different. NIOSH found the following (2009) Ensure that fire fighters receive essential training consistent with national consensus standards on structural firefighting before being allowed to operate at a fire incident, develop, implement, and enforce written standard operating procedures (SOPs) for fireground operations, ensure that fire fighters are trained to follow the two-in/two-out rule and maintain crew integrity at all times, ensure that adequate numbers of apparatus and fire fighters are o…