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Posted: Apr 26, 2016

Tulsa Fire Department Investigating Possible Failure Of Breathing Mask

The Tulsa Fire Department launched an investigation into the possible failure of a breathing mask after a firefighter took in smoke at an east Tulsa business fire Friday. Fire Captain John Smith left the scene on a stretcher as a precaution, but the department said he's fine now. He left the building immediately after smelling smoke inside the mask - a sign his air supply in compromised.
- PUB DATE: 4/26/2016 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KOTV-TV CBS 6 Tulsa
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Posted: Apr 26, 2016

Florida family files complaint, says first responders left man for dead in 2014

John "Darrell" Hamilton was pronounced dead at 5:36 a.m. May 3, 2014, with reported signs of lividity and rigor mortis. Those conditions take at least an hour after death to set in. Yet Hamilton is heard on a 911 call about 5:25 a.m. – just 11 minutes before he was pronounced dead. And a Winter Haven crime scene technician said rigor mortis had not set in when she examined the body at 6:13 a.
- PUB DATE: 4/26/2016 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: the ledger
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Posted: Apr 26, 2016

Column: A firefighter's biggest mistake

In their service to others, firefighters are compelled to conduct themselves under the incessant pressure to be error free. This pressure is tremendous. This is reflected every month in fire-related publication. It is preached by fire instructors and constantly drilled into us during trainings. It hovers around the firehouse reflected in stories and myth.
- PUB DATE: 4/26/2016 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: firerescue1
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Posted: Apr 26, 2016

FDNY probie really hangs in there as he proposes to girlfriend on side of building

PHOTO - She said yes, but for a while, this marriage proposal was really up in the air. That’s because Ziyad Santana, a probationary firefighter, popped the question while hanging in full gear from the side of a building at the Fire Academy on Randalls Island. Santana took advantage of the FDNY’s Family Day to begin pursuing one of his own, asking for his girlfriend’s hand in marriage in true dramatic fashion.
- PUB DATE: 4/26/2016 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: new york daily news
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Posted: Apr 26, 2016

Orlando Fire Department, city may be fined after firefighters exposed to asbestos

9 Investigates has learned that the city of Orlando and the Fire Department could face tens of thousands of dollars in fines after firefighters were exposed to dangerous asbestos while prepping an apartment building for live fire training in February. On Wednesday, Channel 9 reported about a lab report that s howed high levels of asbestos were present on gear at the site on Mercy Drive.
- PUB DATE: 4/26/2016 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WFTV-TV ABC 9 Orlando
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