Firefighting News: Injured Chattanooga (TN) Firefighters Recount Their Ordeal

10/18/2013
Senior Firefighter Dan Peterson and Firefighter Chad Williams spoke with reporters about the October 7th house fire at which they and another Chattanooga (TN) firefighter were injured. A report on chattanoogan.com (http://bit.ly/19YiVR6) indicated that the men had burns clearly visible on their necks and ears, and their hands and arms were covered in bandages. Peterson and Williams were with more than a dozen firefighters who responded to the fire, but they were among the first to go in. As they searched the house for victims, they made their way toward the rear of the structure. The thick, black smoke reduced the visibility to zero. When they entered a hallway in the back of the house,&...

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