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Video: Raw footage of VES Operation at home fully engulfed

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If you have ever wondered what a firefighter would do for a resident this video will answer your question.

Heavy fire on arrival, reports residents are trapped in a back bedroom.

No hose line and the firefighters initiated a VES operation or Vent, Enter, Search.

This is an operation where firefighters will enter through outside windows without the protection of a hoseline and conduct searches looking for potential victims.

Ladder Company 2 is the crew conducting the operation. – Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue Facebook Page

Two firefighters assess the access point for a VES Operation, one goes in and the other stays out. Screen shot form video.
Two firefighters assess the access point for a VES Operation, one goes in and the other stays out. Screen shot form video.

Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue posted this video to their Facebook Page Saturday November 7th. It has already gained a lot of attention.

The first question asked is where is the hose line? But, they show a textbook technique of doing a Vent, Enter, Search (VES) operation when someone goes in without a hose line to search for known victims inside.

Many comments were made on their page about the video.

Just a handful of the comments left for Ladder 2 after sharing their video on Facebook. Image credit: Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue Facebook Page.
Just a handful of the comments left for Ladder 2 after sharing their video on Facebook. Image credit: Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue Facebook Page.

I think everyone agrees that they went above the board here and were true heroes.

Good Job Ladder 2!

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