The Firefighters' Dilemma

Tommaso Pitta for Fire Brigades Union

"A new film called The Firefighters’ Dilemma is calling for the government to set national standards to improve emergency response times. 

The film shows a pensioner trapped inside a burning flat. The first fire engine arrives, but the second is some way behind. The firefighters are desperate to go in and save ‘Alice’ but they are not supposed to enter the building until the back-up crew arrives so that proper firefighting procedures can be followed and for their own safety. They get to work but desperation grows as they wait."

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