INTUITIVE IRON - Firehouse Days - indianapolis, IN
INTUITIVE IRON - A fusion of metal, art and function..........
                 **Firehouse Days**                                         In addition to my one-off metalwork I'm also a professional firefighter /emt  and Haz-Mat technician. 
Check out the giant fire goblin...It has a face and arms. This fire was big to say the least.
Check out the giant fire goblin...It has a face and arms. This fire was big to say the least.
Super hot and humid day....
Super hot and humid day....
Picking up after a LONG fire...
Picking up after a LONG fire...
Basement fire in a vacant mental hospital. An extremely hot fire that was hard to locate.
Basement fire in a vacant mental hospital. An extremely hot fire that was hard to locate.
Sheppard st residence.
Sheppard st residence.
Dragging line.....
Dragging line.....
Torched apartment....
Torched apartment....
Super cold sub zero fire....
Super cold sub zero fire....
Too many firemen for this little house.
Too many firemen for this little house.
I look constipated for some reason...
I look constipated for some reason...
Lt. Tewes and I discussing the fire we just put out.
Lt. Tewes and I discussing the fire we just put out.
Meth lab explosion... Two houses and a garage going.
Meth lab explosion... Two houses and a garage going.
If I trip on it more than once out the window it goes...
If I trip on it more than once out the window it goes...
Watch those power lines!! Just a matter of time before they drop.
Watch those power lines!! Just a matter of time before they drop.
Three fire night.... You know when you show to a fire with soaked gear it's gonna be a long night. Forget about sleeping...
Three fire night.... You know when you show to a fire with soaked gear it's gonna be a long night. Forget about sleeping...
Torched double residence.
Torched double residence.
Plenty of fire on this one..
Plenty of fire on this one..
It seems like all the fires occur between 1am-5am....
It seems like all the fires occur between 1am-5am....
The inside fire is out so now it's time to hit the exterior.
The inside fire is out so now it's time to hit the exterior.
Fish and I switching out tanks on a high rise fire.
Fish and I switching out tanks on a high rise fire.
Yip...It's burning
Yip...It's burning
Some training details are actually fun.
We were detailed to Butler Universities polar bear plunge. Ten degrees outside.... Thankfully we've got some killer "Mustang" suits.
Some training details are actually fun.
Caught this fire right at shift change so I was scrambling to get my gear on the rig. It was cooking good when we rolled up. Several holes in the floor made for an interesting attack.
Caught this fire right at shift change so I was scrambling to get my gear on the rig. It was cooking good when we rolled up. Several holes in the floor made for an interesting attack.
Rope training...
Tower rescue simulation.....
Rope training...
Shift change fire...
Shift change fire...
Right after lunch... Never eat more than your mask can hold.
Right after lunch... Never eat more than your mask can hold.
Extended family...
Extended family...