• 3-star admiral sanctioned
  • Ship and crew woefully unprepared
  • San Diego Fire packs up and goes home
  • The missed opportunity
  • “the crew had failed to meet the time standard for applying firefighting agent on the seat of the fire on 14 consecutive occasions leading up to 12 July 2020.”
  • “87% of the firefighting stations were out of service”
  • “Ineffective oversight by the cognizant Commanders across various organizations permitted their subordinates to take unmitigated risk in fire preparedness”



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Eric Lamar

Eric Lamar

Firefighter, DC City Guide and Part-Time Sailor