Tough fire last shift, multiple burn victims outside. Child still stuck inside. Large body of fire upon arrival. Because of the hard hitting, combat ready crew that I have the honor to work with everyday, we were able to rescue an 8 month old from inside. It was each and every one of them, from the first line protecting the interior search, to the outside Truck team setting up for VES and choosing the right window. All the bases were covered. I don’t take for granted coming to work with a fire company that believes in being our best and giving our neighborhood the best chance possible. Every day they commit to fight complacency and mentor others to the finer points of this trade. They still believe that no matter how many other obligations this profession throws at us, we are still responsible to be the professionals at fighting fire. Cheers to them and what they stand for, Engine 8, Truck 8 2012.

The young child will be fine, however keep the adult and other child in your thoughts as they are both in critical condition in burn units. Thank you.


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3 Comments on “Bittersweet”

  1. RHYNO Says:

    Great job CSFD! Keep up the excellent work!

  2. Trevor Says:

    Great stop guys. That fire could have been a lot worse! “As the first line goes, so goes the rest if the fire!” You brought the right mind set to work, and chose the right weapon for battle.

  3. Ian Says:

    Job well done gentlemen, hats off to you all.

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