Aug
02
2007
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Truck training

So I have begun the task of training on the truck at work. Today we raised the stick to 75 degrees and extended it fully to see what it was like.

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Apr
18
2007
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Driver Operator 1a training in Monterey

Joe and I returned to Monterey almost 1 year later after taking our 1b class, this time to take 1a. This is the last of the 2 part series to get our Driver Operator certification.

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Nov
05
2006
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Wildfire in Pacifica

Had a nice 1 acre hillside wildfire. It was a red flag day. Hot and windy. We ended up hiking up the R flank and hosed the trees down.

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Jul
09
2006
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2 Alarm Fatal Fire

Five minutes after midnight, we get rung down for a working structure fire. “Multiple calls from citizens” advises dispatch. The page comes out as flame and heavy smoke coming from under the house.

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Jul
08
2006
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Chief Sweeney’s Last day

My Battalion Chief had his last day. After 32 years of service with SBFD, he is retiring.

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May
27
2006
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Driver Operator 1b training in Monterey

Joe and I took D/O1b in Monterey for a week. Here are some photos of us out in the field.

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Apr
28
2006
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Truck 51 training

This morning the truck went out the the golf range and flowed some water. Millbrae was on hand to pump to the truck. I observed and learned about the ariel controls and various things about the ladder and waterway.

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Apr
22
2006
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Fiya in the avenues

Had a two alarm fire in the avenues early this morning. We were helping 51 with initial fire attack. We pulled up to heavy smoke showing from the fron tof the house…

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