There's been much ado about SFFD screw-ups from the top (Mr. h. brown over at has actually provided some really interesting insight . . . not that he'll see this hat tip, since he doesn't come out to play much anymore). But if you are interested in seeing some of the day-to-day stuff, documentary style, check this out, courtesy of To quote from the description: "The Battalion is a Web-TV series that follows the lives of the men and women firefighters around the nation. The current season takes place in San Francisco." Click thru here to see all available episodes.