At 1813hrs on 6/11/15, the 560 Fire Box was struck for the reported house fire at 103 Tidewater Drive. Quint 535 (w/8) was first on scene with smoke showing from the rear of the two story single family dwelling. One attack line was quickly deployed to the rear, where the crew found fire on the deck.
Fire engulfs Avon Motel. About 100 Hatteras Island firefighters are reported to be on the scene of a fire that was reported late this morning at the Avon Motel on Highway 12 in Avon. "Pretty much the whole island is there," said Richard Marlin, chief of the Frisco Volunteer Fire Department, who was on his way with another engine from that village.
Six years ago, I penned the first post on FireCritic.com. I had no idea what the plan was for the site, but I knew exactly what I was doing. Still today, six years later, I use the phrase Captain Wines throws out occasionally... "We don't know where were are going, but we are making good time!"
This was sent in as a Flashover, but I believe it to be a backdraft. Then again, I am not an expert on either of the two. You guys weigh in and let me know what you think. The event happens at the 1:18 mark. This happened overseas, in Hattem, Netherlands.
Each year, I present a list of great Christmas gift ideas for your firefighter. Most of those ideas stand the test of time and are good for the rest of the year including birthdays and special occasions. I decided this year to compile a list of gift ideas for Father's Day for Firefighters.