A firefighter among those battling a central California wildfire died Wednesday and another was hurt when the water truck they were in overturned on a highway miles from the fire lines. (Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP)
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By taking steps to pre-size your helmet, retrofitting your facepiece adjustment straps, dressing out your hood before donning, performing the "Lid Flip" technique and practicing masking up with both your gloves on (and/or taking just one off while controlling it) you will be able to dramatically improve your "Going On Air" times. See More Videos
A California Highway Patrol investigator looks at the wreck of a water tender fire truck involved in a rollover crash near Vandenberg Air Force base that took the life of a Ventura County Fire Dept. firefighter and injured another firefighter Wednesday morning, Sept. 21, 2016, near Lompoc, Calif. (Len Wood/The Santa Maria Times via AP) See More Galleries
A good officer will never allow his crew to take EMS for granted. Good officers (and firefighters) will embrace the opportunity that EMS creates and show, by example, how to get the most out of every call. Read More from Fire EMS Blogs