Firefighting Tactics: Are You Listening to the Research?

03/17/2014
By Brian P. Kazmierzak and Drew R. Smith Have you, your fire department, or the fire service really been listening to the message behind all of the new modern fire behavior studies and tactics, or have you been putting your own twist on what has been said? It seems to me that most of the fire service is only hearing one side or the other and not the entire message behind the tactics and the studies off which they are based. Any day of the week, you can find someone on any number of fire service blogs or social media that exists, giving opinions on the studies and how the writer agrees or disagrees with the tactics. In addition, it seems that when a department does implement these ta...

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