Tag Archives: H&H

Paramedic Refuses to Respond to Pediatric Arrest!

A paramedic with the Detroit Fire Department is under fire, after refusing to respond to a pediatric cardiac arrest.  The medic was in a quick response vehicle only 9 tenths of a mile away when requested to respond. A link is provided below to the new coverage out of Detroit.   CLICK HERE for news story. Hooks and Hooligans News ...

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Integrity and Self Reliance: The Radio

Integrity and Self Reliance: The Radio It’s the start of your shift:  every morning it’s the same routine, gear in the assigned riding position, SCBA checked (pressures are good pass activated MASK ON and WORKS!), tools are exactly the way you like them, and the list goes on and on. You do all of this because it’s critical to be ...

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A Fire Chief’s Call to Action

  Who am I here for? The protection of my community first and my firefighters second! As the fire chief, I am truly “my brother’s keeper.”  My firefighters best interests are in my hands. If I am not representing their best interests, who is going to?   Politicians? Finance People? Fire department naysayers? My duty as the Fire Chief is ...

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I’d Rather be Running the Line!

I’d Rather be Running the Line Most of you, if you are in this business long enough, will get to experience many different facets of the work that we do. It gets into your blood, and you just want to be there whenever something is on fire. For me, even as a chief officer, I still find time to volunteer ...

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Raw Video of Marion County Firefighters at a Residential Building Fire

Some early morning raw video of Marion County (FL.) firefighters, on a residential building fire. From the video it looks like they where able to make an aggressive attack to limit further damage to the structure. I really enjoy the audio of the person filming the incident. This is defiantly someone who has witnessed first hand why our firefighters are ...

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A Story of Brotherhood

Brotherhood is a profound aspect of our Fire Service. We live by it daily. In the Town of Colonie, New York. One community went above and beyond. In the early morning hours of December 18th, the Schuyler Heights Fire Department along with multiple other departments from the Town of Colonie responded in the area of Granada Terrace and Franklin for a ...

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Dispatchers Fired For Not Passing Along Information About AMBUSH

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — An official says three employees at an emergency dispatch agency have been fired because they did not alert deputies and firefighters responding to a house fire that a man at the home threatened to shoot arriving law enforcement. When deputies arrived at the fire in Tallahassee on Nov. 22, they were ambushed by 53-year-old Curtis Wade Holley. ...

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