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SAM 229 | Jonathan Hancock Interview

Firefighter Jonathan Hancock found himself alone, unexpectedly, in the middle of a residential dwelling fire.  This is his story about how it happened and his lessons learned.


Length: 46 minutes

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Firefighter Jonathan Hancock and his partner made entry into a single-family residential dwelling fire.  They were advancing a hose line when the face piece on his partner’s breathing apparatus become dislodged. His partner left abruptly. Until the safety officer tugged on this hose line from the doorway, Jonathan had no idea he was inside alone.


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Intro music

Safety Dance (1982)
Men Without Hats
GMC – Virgin Records
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Photo Credit
Town Police Department

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Jonathan Hancock



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