Firefighter Training: What's Wrong with This Picture? The Fire Service and Internet Commentary

By Lee Forshner To capture a moment in time from a fire scene is a priceless piece of information. Many firefighters desire to relive that moment, perhaps to justify the the memory, which in some way seems clouded by the actions of the incident. These split-second views from a high stress, fast-paced, and mentally and physically demanding time also have other uses, though. In many cases, we are able to recognize areas that could be improved upon. We can also reevaluate the decision-making process. But what happens once these snapshots go "viral"? Take a look at the photo above. On a piece of paper, write down the first three points that come to mind. Look at the photo for what i...

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