Situational Awareness Matters Radio Show – YFD Captain John Lightly (2015)

Youngstown Fire Department Captain John Lightly. Photo from

The Situational Awareness Matters (SAM) Radio Show interviews YFD Captain John Lightly in a two part series.  John gives a first hand account as to what transpired on the night of October 8, 2009 when the then lieutenant found himself alone, searching for victims in a residential dwelling fire, and caught in a flashover situation.

The following links takes you over to the Situational Awareness Matters Radio Show site.

(Episode 22) Part I (59 minute interview)
(Episode 23) Part II  (61 minute interview)

Photos from the Situational Awareness Matters Radio Show.

Entry door that John bailed out of. Photo from

View from where the bed was in the living room to the door John bailed out of. The sofa he spoke of is not in this photo. (It was near the doorway.) Photo from

Area of origin. Photo from

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