Fire Rescue Topics

Chevy Volt Battery Fire, Still in the news!

Ok so if the battery is leaking it could catch on fire. Got it! Please tell me that it doesn’t take a masters in engineering to figure out a HV battery leaking coolant (or anything for that matter) is not good. Should it really be a surprise that after three weeks of coolant leaking out of a “charged” battery caught fire?

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Wixom Fire WTC 911 Memorial

This is how my department plans to remember 9/11, it's just an artist's rendering of the vision of the memorial with a long road to get it built in time to dedicate next year on 9/11. Let me know what you think!

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Rapid Access Tool (RAT); Easy Access to Armored Vehicles?

I found a company on the internet called the Nathan Group that makes the Rapid Access Tool kit. The kit comes in two sizes, Tactical Operator Kit and First Responder Kit. Take a look at their video and tell me want you think. If the vehicles in the video were cribbed how stable would the vehicles remain when the Rapid Access Tool kit is used?

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Want A Free Talon Rescue TRECK?

I have a free TRECK from Talon Rescue to give away to a lucky reader. Tom DeRossa is the man behind Talon Rescue and the TRECK. Tom was nice enough to send me a free TRECK when I ordered one to keep in my gear so now I will pass the free TRECK along.

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