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House Fire Middleton
« on: January 19, 2007, 02:29:43 PM »
House Fire Middleton frist crews were on scene within 6 mins, always good when your just driving in to town from strike team  when the pager drops and the smokes visible :-D
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Re: House Fire Middleton
« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2007, 02:33:38 PM »
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Re: House Fire Middleton
« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2007, 02:34:18 PM »
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Re: House Fire Middleton
« Reply #3 on: January 19, 2007, 02:37:52 PM »
nice photos alan......
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Re: House Fire Middleton
« Reply #4 on: January 20, 2007, 08:35:03 AM »
Nice pics Alan,

I always try to get a pic of the job as I arrive especially when I see cars driving away from the scene :wink:
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Re: House Fire Middleton
« Reply #5 on: January 20, 2007, 08:51:43 AM »
Bit hard when your the driver :wink:, there must have been nearly 200 people there watching when we pulled up never seen that many at a house fire before.
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Re: House Fire Middleton
« Reply #6 on: January 20, 2007, 08:54:41 AM »
Yes and I use to be in the same boat but I swap chairs occassionally and someone else gets a go
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Re: House Fire Middleton
« Reply #7 on: January 20, 2007, 11:49:35 AM »
Just set up a video in the cab of the 24p or the 34 and push the button as you leave the station...
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Re: House Fire Middleton
« Reply #8 on: January 20, 2007, 02:50:22 PM »
Was the only lt on the truck and also the only driver so bit of a bugga would have got some great pics but hey thats not the job were meant to be doing.
We've got a new guy in our brigade from england that used to setup video surveillance stuff for the police choppers over there so might have to get him to whip something up for us.
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Re: House Fire Middleton
« Reply #9 on: January 23, 2007, 05:51:16 PM »
Did anyone have structural turnout gear / helmets with them ??

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Re: House Fire Middleton
« Reply #10 on: January 23, 2007, 08:14:09 PM »
Yeah all our BA guys who came out on 24P had their PBI and structure helmets but i think the one BA guy from Pt Elliot only had his nomex with him.
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Re: House Fire Middleton
« Reply #11 on: January 23, 2007, 09:13:03 PM »
Ahh.. ok.. - Just wondered, seeing the heap of rural helmets in the pics..  8-)

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Re: House Fire Middleton
« Reply #12 on: January 24, 2007, 08:41:33 AM »
Yeah us and elliot don't have very many BA operators but we managed to pull 5 between the 2 brigades for that job.
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Re: House Fire Middleton
« Reply #13 on: January 26, 2007, 07:42:44 AM »
Yeah all our BA guys who came out on 24P had their PBI and structure helmets but i think the one BA guy from Pt Elliot only had his nomex with him.

just ask our GOs.... nomex is fine for structural firefighting,,,,,,,  :roll: :-( :|

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Re: House Fire Middleton
« Reply #14 on: January 26, 2007, 12:15:15 PM »
PBI is the only way to go, but if you only have nomex then you do what you gotta do. Didn't stop us before we were issued with PBI.
Think back to the days of overalls, woolen turnout coats and topgaurd helmets. :wink:
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Re: House Fire Middleton
« Reply #15 on: January 26, 2007, 01:23:19 PM »
Yeah all our BA guys who came out on 24P had their PBI and structure helmets but i think the one BA guy from Pt Elliot only had his nomex with him.

just ask our GOs.... nomex is fine for structural firefighting,,,,,,,  :roll: :-( :|

That wouldn't be the group that has stockpiled a heap of PBI and (in my opinion) is putting the lives of their F/F's at risk would it??

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Re: House Fire Middleton
« Reply #16 on: January 26, 2007, 02:52:48 PM »
theyre a special bunch....

still havent given brigades a serious reason for it either

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Re: House Fire Middleton
« Reply #17 on: January 26, 2007, 10:11:56 PM »
Well has anyone brought it up with the CFS or State Government that theyre paid for PBI is going to waste or union or anyone but GO's?


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Re: House Fire Middleton
« Reply #18 on: January 27, 2007, 12:28:07 PM »
theyre a special bunch....

still havent given brigades a serious reason for it either

One word...Laughable :evil:
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Re: House Fire Middleton
« Reply #19 on: January 27, 2007, 11:33:19 PM »
It can be a funny old world sometimes can't it? I can't believe ur grp has the stuff, but won't give it. wot are they waiting for, an election year?

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Re: House Fire Middleton
« Reply #20 on: January 31, 2007, 05:31:48 PM »
There is a way of making them to issue them quicker, everytime you go to a housefire, and have to go inside waering nomex. When you get back to the station do a hazard near miss form. After a few of these, region will start asking questions, or ring region everyweek to ask them why it hasnt been issued, this  will have region asking your GO's what the hell is going on.
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