National Fire Fighter Near-Miss Reporting System: Salvage Near-Miss

Fireground functions can be performed sequentially or simultaneously, depending on a variety of factors. The pattern mismatch that occurs when the factors are not considered or the conditions are misinterpreted, can lead to situations where firefighters both inexperienced and experienced, find themselves scrambling for their lives. An excerpt from this week's featured report:"A firefighter was assigned to apply salvage covers to furniture on the first floor. The fire was located in the basement and was not under control. This assignment was given without knowledge of conditions in the basement and given to an inexperienced crew not equipped with SCBA. When the door opened to the basement,...

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