Although firebombing at night is recently new development in many parts of the world, fire agencies in Southern California have been using these capabilities for years.
Situational awareness is a critical factor in using NVG, and certainly full of risks. However, when used safely, this technology can transform the outcome of a life-threatening blaze.
Mike Archer spoke to helicopter pilots from the Kern County Fire Department, Los Angeles Fire Department and Orange County Fire Authority, who share their experiences with NVG over the years.
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Not the best quality... buttttttttt. Whatevs. I was proud of myself.
5 sets. ☠️
185lbsx4☠️ Form could use some work... but I’m getting closer to that 200lb goal.
#legsfordays — GOAL! 🤩
Fire is unforgiving. Fire is indiscriminate. Fire doesn’t hand out participation medals, and it certainly doesn’t care how many FD t-shirts you have in your wardrobe. All that stands between you and a bad day at the office, are the skills you learned through training, and your ability to perform them professionally. You shouldn’t be working to meet minimum standards; you should be working to exceed them. Acceptance of mediocrity is a systemically corrosive practice, that continually eats away at culture, morale, and competence.
This Repost is about so many things... the incredible courage of the fire-fighters, the physics of the fire vortex that feeds itself, the eerie apocalyptic narrative that is being played out across the Earth.. #Repost @bbcnews
Firefighters encountered the swirling blaze while battling wildfires. The gusts also grabbed their hose, lifting it 100 feet in the air. 🔥🌪 #bbcnews#firefighter#wildfire#firenado#wedidntstartthefire
Leaving the training facility yesterday, I ran into two academy alumni who are out there hustling, working as AO’s for Huntington Beach and taking as many tests as possible. Strong work @lizzie_hoffman and @whereisgoliath Great to see you guys! Keep up the hard work. It’s gonna pay off. 🚒👨🏻🚒👩🏼🚒 #firefighter#bomberos#paramedic#ems#ambulance#futurefirefighter
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It’s the face you make when you know you went above and beyond what you did the last workout.
It’s the face that shows you used FORTY-FIVE pounds almost the whole workout instead of the usual twenty-five.
It’s the face that shows you pushed through EVERY. SINGLE. LAP. when you normally walk half of it.
It’s the face you make when you feel like a BADASS because you flipped the tires like everyone else instead of standing aside because it was HARD. ..
It’s the face that show you are FREAKING PROUD of all the work you did. ..
Our bodies were meant to do hard things. What’s your excuse? ..
Well the season is calming down was a good season with this crew
Crew 9 gonna miss these dudes that I can call my brothers hopefully we all meet again in the future @wffoundation @wfgi19 @wildlandfirephotos #crew9#wildland#firefighter#brothers#family#life
Coming soon to a station near you...16 months with these people is coming to an end. Thank you to the woman who motivated me to take on this challenge and who has sacrificed a ton and pushed me through all of it. @courtney_germany #paramedic#firefighter#mrseptember#calendar#firejake
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Going in search of the things that used to thrill me - a sunset, a note, a need, a dream, a rhyme, field of flowers, forest of trees, silence interrupted by bird songs or bees buzzing, observing beauty rather than obsessing about it. *
We have a choice to do things that remind us of our mistakes everyday or do things that remind us of our mission. Constant reference to our faults can lead to only a vague awareness of our strengths.