Archive by category Close Call

These are the first responder situational awareness and decision making issues and opportunities related to close calls.

Episode 238 | Ken Prillaman Interview

Episode 238 | Ken Prillaman Interview

  This episode is a flashback episode where Fire Chief Ken Prillaman shared his near-miss story where complacency at an EMS call almost resulted in a …

Episode 237 | Brian Schaeffer Interview

Episode 237 | Brian Schaeffer Interview

  This episode is a flashback episode where Fire Chief Brian Schaeffer shared his near-miss story at a commercial building fire in Spokane, Washington. …

Episode 236 | John Dantuono Interview

Episode 236 | John Dantuono Interview

  This episode is a flashback episode where Firefighter John Dantuono shared his near-miss story where he was saved from falling though a roof by his SCBA …

Episode 235 | Richard Marcus Interview

Episode 235 | Richard Marcus Interview

This episode is a flashback episode where Firefighter Richard Marcus recounts the day the apparatus he was riding in struck a tree while returning from a call. …

SAM 229 | Jonathan Hancock Interview

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 …