Let’s always try and be as thorough as we can and work together in opening up and extinguishing every fire we encounter to avoid the dreaded rekindle
Todd Soong emphasizes that firefighters should be mindful of evidence while overhauling a fire scene so as not to interfere with the fire investigator’s responsibility to prepare an accurate and complete report on the fire’s cause and source of origin.
River Rouge (MI) firefighters responded recently to a rekindle of an earlier house fire.
A news crew was on hand as a house fire rekindled in Toledo, Ohio.
Firefighters have returned to the site of a massive overnight warehouse fire after a flare-up started.
Fire rekindled the day after a fire in a warehouse required a massive response by firefighters in the Bridgeport section of Chicago, Illinois.
Fueled by natural gas, fires are burning once again in a town on the Jersey Shore that was damaged in Hurricane Sandy.
Preventing a rekindle is a team responsibility. Vincent Dunn discusses the implications of a rekindle and the importance of overhaul operations.
They happen to the best of fire companies; however, rekindles should be few and far between.
There's nothing like a rekindle to ruin a fire officer's day. It's more than the damaged pride or embarrassment. There can be liability implications as well. The officer who makes the final determination that a fire is completely extinguished and allows a family to reoccupy its home bears an enormous responsibility for that family's safety.