In this episode, Danny Sheridan and company talk commercial fires.
When it comes to overhaul and checking for extension, err on the side of caution, writes Danny Sheridan.
Battalion Chief Danny Sheridan visits with Chief Bobby Halton on locating fire, knowing your people, size-up, and understanding your response area.
Host Danny Sheridan looks at fireground strategy and issues facing command along with street-level tactics.
Ongoing fire dynamics research is challenging long-held firefighting tenets. Daniel Sheridan compares what he was taught as a new firefighter in 1986 in light of fire dynamics research regarding ventilation and water application.
Danny Sheridan talks with guests Ron Cabrera and Patrick O'Connor about accountability and tracking firefighters on the fireground.
The fire service has made many strides over the years in technology, but the ability to track firefighters inside structures still eludes us.
Firefighters, officers, and chiefs are accustomed to certain ways of responding. If a person calls the fire department for an odor of smoke coming from the kitchen during dinner time, the responding units will make assumptions based on the type of call and the time of day it occurs.
Overhaul is not the glamour side of firefighting, but it is a critical operation to prevent extension and rekindles. Daniel Sheridan shares some overhaul stories from New York fire incidents and discusses how to balance being thorough and being professional.