TheBattalion.tv Firefighter Series - Fire, EMS, Rescue, Training
Meet Inerium Cheif Interim Chief Marc Bashoor, he would like the challange to turn this department around.
Battalion Chief Birkhimer shows us around the 1st Battalion
Station 12, Firefighter DeWhitt behind the wheel arrives on scene of a medical call -- every medical is dangerous in San Francisco. Plus, the need for commercial building inspections for dangerous substance or building code violations.
The crew of Truck 11 out of Station #11 start their 48 with one of the members from the crew getting their "Fit Test" for their SCBA Mask, then, it's time for shopping. An added protein to tonights dinner, Rattle Snake, night falls, a call come in for a vehicle accident, it's the next call where the "jaw of life" are needed to extricate police officers from their cruiser.
Station 33, 1:30AM – it's a quiet moment. They just finished cleaning the bay. Fire Chief Tony Kelleher sits in the Day Room watching television with the guys, it's sounds like it's been a busy day.
After a day of EMS calls, Eng. 10 responds to an apartment fire.
The Squad 3 crew jump in the back of the Rescue as the head out the door to a call, it's a vehicle accident with a person trapped, later, they do some shoring training in the station, the, a call comes in for a collups, all respond.
Station 26's newbie drives tiller this night while a seasoned veteran prepares to retire. We arrive on an EMS Call where an ederly patient with diabetes is crashing, hard of hearing and does not want to go to the hospital; just the reverse of most ederly that may just want someone to talk to and spend a quiet night at the hospital. The crew stay with the gentelman for hours feeding him peanut butter sandwitches and Dr. Pepper; he comes back to life on his own: a happy ending
Station 9, we meet the crew from Engine 9 with Captain Karey Wedemeyer on the "B" shift. The morning starts off with them getting new SCBAs, then, they catch a EMS run or two. Back at the Station, since it's the Captain's Birthday, everyone, including the cameraman, have to workout to one of Karey's workout DVD's, this should be fun. Late afternoon, a call comes in with a Cat stuck in a wall at an apartment complex, you'll find the the Captain is quite the animal lover, she actually works for a Pit Bull shelter in Fresno. 4:00AM, a call comes in, it's a structure fire.
The night ends with a structure fire started by an electrical problem created by a contractor doing an re-model. All engine companies must test their hose lines periodically, and today is that day for the "A" Shift. Late afternoon, a hot-water heater fire in a garage destroysa young girl's birthday, and then late night, a call comes in for a commercial fire at an office complex. This is where we first meet Captain Oney Durney, who is nearing retirement and a is true Fireman's Fireman; he's always training.