Firefighting 2.0

03/01/2012
BY BOBBY HALTON The art of professional fire-fighting is defined as the expert application of a carefully considered set of physical tasks to a dynamically dangerous situation that results in calming, controlling, or ending that dangerous situation and restoring normalcy. That activity involves making hundreds of decisions and executing numerous policies and procedures—all manufactured with a great amount of flexibility to allow the professional firefighter the latitude to use whatever is necessary for the situation at hand. Putting together thousands of hours of study and thousands more of drill and training to safely and effectively respond to almost every imaginable type of emergency i...

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