Posts Tagged ‘incident’

When Flames Spread to a Neighboring House – It Doesn’t Take Long

Sunday, January 30th, 2011

Source: Oberstdorf Fire Department

While reading historical documents, it’s hard not to notice how many cities ended up in flames. In our highly technological world with its variety of fire protection regulations, this is practically unimaginable. But a major fire a few weeks ago in Oberstdorf proves that it doesn’t take long for a fire to get out of control.


Incidents Involving Electricity

Monday, November 29th, 2010

Electricity is not only eerie, but can also cause quite a spectacle. The Bergweiler Fire Department was involved in two incidents that dealt with a torn power line. Both incidents occurred in a winter landscape setting, which can certainly evoke romantic feelings. Still, one should be aware of the dangers that go along with firefighting incidents.


Car Recovery – Always Think One Step Ahead

Friday, November 5th, 2010

Picture: Munich Fire Department

I came across an interesting situation while reading the incident reports of the Professional Fire Brigade Munich. Imagine you are the local fire chief…