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Fire Engineering

Volume 165, Issue 1
  • Features

  • Departments

    • Editor's Opinion

      • Science and the Fire Service

        We all remember learning in our high school history classes that the 14th and 15th centuries were dreadful times for people in many ways.

    • Volunteers Corner

      • Key to Combating Turnover: Loyalty

        Throughout the United States, volunteer fire departments and rescue squads have been a source of pride for their communities, their members coming together during times of emergency to help protect lives and property within that community.

    • Training Notebook

      • Quick Drill: Standpipe Training

        The scenario is a reported fire on the sixth floor of a low- rise commercial structure. All occupants have been evacuated, according to dispatch.

    • Web Watch

      • (fireengineering.com)

        If you stop and think about it, we really do a lot in the fire service: put out fires, put on bandages, pull people from the water, and a plethora of other things.

    • Fire Service EMS

    • Real-World RIT

      • The Protocol of the Mayday Call

        According to the results of a 2009 survey of 187 firefighters across several Midwestern states, most firefighters felt that their coworkers wouldn't know when to call a Mayday.

    • News In Brief

      • Spartan recalls select rescue transport vehicles with ESC

        The U.S. Fire Administration advised that Spartan Chassis was recalling in early November emergency rescue transport vehicles equipped with an electronic stability control (ESC) manufactured from April 12, 2007, through September 2011.

    • Letters to the Editor

    • Bruno "Unplugged"

      • Advice to Young Firefighters, Part 5

        We have in recent columns turned into a prep school for young firefighters who are attempting to learn lessons that will help them better understand operating and surviving on and off the fireground.

    • Fire Prevention Bureau

    • Apparatus Deliveries


        The Rombout (NY) Fire Department designed this RESCUE 1 rescue truck primarily for response to motor vehicle accidents, says Chief John Lucarello.

    • Products


        Knox's MEDVAULT 2 with WiFi allows a department to perform all managerial functions with less time and resources.

    • Company/Association News

      • Company/Association News

        E-ONE acquired the patented Rhino multiposition bumper turret, used for Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting vehicles, from Crash Rescue Equipment Services, Inc.

    • Names in the News

      • Names in the News

        STEVE E. ABRAIRA was appointed as the new chief for the Boston (MA) Fire Department (BFD).

    • On Fire


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