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Trapped in a basement – The Perry Hall Story – Part 1 - (SAM 336)

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Release Date: 09/02/2020

The Dave Martin Story – Flashback to Episode 45 (SAM 343) show art The Dave Martin Story – Flashback to Episode 45 (SAM 343)

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On August 11, 2007, Captain Martin and his partner were over run by a fast-moving wildland fire. On retreat, his partner became entangled on a barbed wire fence. Captain Martin used a utility knife to cut away his partner’s ensnarled clothing and they both narrowly escaped death.

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A confabulated reality is one that we believe to be real but, in actuality, it is made up in our brain. The problem with this is we rarely are able to distinguish between a confabulated reality and true reality until something bad happens. It will be at that point that we realize we were experiencing a flawed perception of reality.

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On July 28, 2011, the Asheville Fire Department was forever changed by the tragic LODD of Captain Jeff Bowen. During this interview, Fire Chief Scott Burnette talks about that fateful day and the significant changes that have occurred in the Asheville Fire Department – changes that every fire department can benefit from. This is part 1 of a 2-part interview were searching the home at 9:12 p.m., a mayday call went out because a firefighter was missing.

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The Jeff Bowen LODD Story, told by Scott Burnette – Part 1 - (SAM 340) show art The Jeff Bowen LODD Story, told by Scott Burnette – Part 1 - (SAM 340)

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On July 28, 2011, the Asheville Fire Department was forever changed by the tragic LODD of Captain Jeff Bowen. During this interview, Fire Chief Scott Burnette talks about that fateful day and the significant changes that have occurred in the Asheville Fire Department – changes that every fire department can benefit from. This is part 1 of a 2-part interview were searching the home at 9:12 p.m., a mayday call went out because a firefighter was missing.

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The John Glaser LODD Story, told by Ryan Pyle. – Part 2 - (SAM 339) show art The John Glaser LODD Story, told by Ryan Pyle. – Part 2 - (SAM 339)

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On May 22, 2010, John Glaser, a 33-year-old career fire fighter died while conducting a primary search of a residential house fire. Firefighter Glaser vomited in his SCBA face piece and then removed it, causing him to inhale products of combustion which led to his death.

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In this episode I sat down for an interview with Shawnee (KS) Fire Battalion Chief Ryan Pyle to discuss a residential structure incident that resulted in the death of Firefighter John Glaser.

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Trapped in a basement – The Perry Hall Story – Part 2 - (SAM 337) show art Trapped in a basement – The Perry Hall Story – Part 2 - (SAM 337)

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On May 5, 2014 Perry Hall was part of an engine crew conducting a search when he got separated from his crew and accidentally locked in one of the worst places he could be – in a basement stairwell with the fire below him. Perry tells the story of the event and the post-traumatic stress that, literally, changed his life forever.

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Trapped in a basement – The Perry Hall Story – Part 1 - (SAM 336) show art Trapped in a basement – The Perry Hall Story – Part 1 - (SAM 336)

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On May 5, 2014 Perry Hall was part of an engine crew conducting a search when he got separated from his crew and accidentally locked in one of the worst places he could be – in a basement stairwell with the fire below him. Perry tells the story of the event and the post-traumatic stress that, literally, changed his life forever.

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On Wednesday, February 18, 2009, Elyria Fire Captain Joe Pronesti responded to a fire alarm activation call on a college campus. The first arriving engine reported heavy smoke coming from multiple buildings. In search of the source of the smoke, crews would learn the fire was in a tunnel that connected multiple buildings on the campus – A tunnel that Joe would barely make it out of alive.

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This episode is part 2 of a 2-part interview with Scott Gieselhart discussing his challenges with Post Traumatic Stress.

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On May 5, 2014 Perry Hall was part of an engine crew conducting a search when he got separated from his crew and accidentally locked in one of the worst places he could be – in a basement stairwell with the fire below him. Perry tells the story of the event and the post-traumatic stress that, literally, changed his life forever.