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Backdraft and Mayday! – Part 3 (Episode 251)

This episode is part 3 of a 3-part interview with the incident commander from the German Township Fire Department who was in charge of a residential dwelling fire where a backdraft occurred followed by a Mayday call.

Length: 62 minutes





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This episode is packed with lessons learned from an interview with German Township IC Deavron Farmer, with contributions from long-time German Fire Chief (ret.) John M. Buckman III.

Handouts referenced in the audio/video portion of the podcast:

Command Board

Extrication Checklist

Fire Checklist

GTFD After Action Report


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