If you haven’t yet had the experience of having a victim of a structure fire die, all I can say is, you will.
It’s not something anyone can really prepare for, and – especially if you were the one who pulled the victim out – it never gets any easier.
Thankfully, most fires these days don’t result in fatalities.
But what changes when you arrive at a working fire and a bystander tells you there’s someone inside?
That’s what we’re discussing with today’s guest.
John Lightly is a battalion chief in the Youngstown, Ohio Fire Department. He’s got over 20 years on the job, and he’s seen his share of civilian fatalities.
John’s article: Lessons from Civilian Fatalities