Memorial Weekend Driving Safety

Memorial Weekend is here, thousands of people are driving in and out of town for visit relatives and enjoy the holidays, with the extra drivers and the rush to see relatives and friends, the risk of being involved in a motor vehicle accident rises, stay safe out on the road. The National Safety Council has…

Back to Basics – Fire Phone

Do you ever wonder why stations have two phones? The Business line is a regular phone line that we use for the public and to conduct day to day communications outside to the public. The House phone or better known as the Fire Phone is a line that is on a closed circuit that is…

To Chock or Not To Chock

To Chock or Not To Chock Please refer to Volume 2 Equipment & Facilities Manual; Section 2; Vehicles; Driving Practices; Wheel Chocks which states: “Wheel chocks will be utilized when the pump is engaged, while performing aerial operations, and when parking on inclines.” So how do we know whether we are on an incline or…