Gallons Per Second, Summit Lake Apartments, Hartland Wisconsin

Fire in Hartland (Courtesy: Andy Fallon)

An early morning multiple-family dwelling fire on Wednesday, March, 31st, 2021 at the Summit Lake Apartments in Hartland Wisconsin was punched in the throat, CFT Gallons Per Second style. The first engine on the scene in the video below began FLOWING enough water to truly overwhelm the BTUs, seeing a RAPID change in conditions.

In this video from Hartland Wisconsin, Gallons Per Second decreased significant property damage to the other homes throughout the apartment building. As discussed in a previous CFT article, Gallons Per Second also provides the best chance of survival for THEM.

Weapon selection makes a difference when taking on the enemy. Learn more about choosing the right weapon for your next fire from Chief Isakson at the bottom of this article in Brass Tacks & Hard Facts Episode #1.

Nozzle Overview: Weapon Selection with Curt Isakson – Brass Tacks & Hard Facts Episode #1

Flashpoint: The Fire Inside Podcast, Chief Curt Isakson, Chief Frank Viscuso

Flashpoint: The Fire Inside PodcastOn March 4th, 2021, Chief Frank Viscuso recorded his recently released 26th episode of Flashpoint: The Fire Inside Podcast featuring Battalion Chief Curt Isakson – Enjoy the Ride. Chief Viscuso makes it known in the first minutes of the show that he features “People who have reached the pinnacle of success in their chosen field”. For Chief Isakson, the pinnacle takes on many forms as a fire ground incident commander, professional speaker, motivator, educator, and consultant.

Other recent guests Chief Viscuso has hosted on Flashpoint include Rudy Ruettiger in The Power of the Dream, Mike Terpak in Never Stop Learning, John Hughes in People Over Profits, and Carli Lloyd in Embrace the Journey.

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What sets this podcast apart from others is a deep glimpse into the moments that molded and transformed Chief Isakson into the person we know in the present day. His ride in the fire service started going to fires in a 1971 Volvo station wagon when his Dad was the Fire Chief of the Midway Fire District in the Northwest Florida Panhandle.