3 comments on “Close the Door Please, I’m Busy in Here

  1. Yes, close the door. I remember as a young search specialist, they told us to keep the door open while searching and take windows as we move to “vent for life.” Well now we know that fire loves air and as I search the bedroom on the 2nd floor above the fire, I’m bound to break a window and draw the fire to me. If you close the door, you can still take the window. 1 thing to consider….don’t even use those interior stairs and perform a VES operation. Falkenhan’s fire emphasized the value of that, too. 3 ways a firefighter gets burned….doorways, hallways and stairways.

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