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Welcome to the Fire Engineering Fire Dynamics topic center, the industry's most trusted resource for information on fire behavior, dynamic fire events, and the latest fire-related research. Recognizing these events is critical to successful firefighting operations and here firefighters will find what they need to know regarding best practices, personal protective equipment, and the latest science and technology to survive these forces on the fireground.

What Would You Do? Downtown Commercial Fire

July 3, 2015

This fire occurs in a downtown commercial building. It has many apartments on the upper two floors and mercantile on the first floor. What would you do? Check out a new simulation from Skip Coleman.

Mayday, New Hampshire Firefighters Escape Injury in 2-Alarm Fire

July 1, 2015

Firefighters became trapped and issued a Mayday during a two-alarm fire that displaced nine people last night in Franklin, New Hampshire, according to a report.

River Rouge (MI) Firefighters Respond to Rekindle

July 1, 2015

River Rouge (MI) firefighters responded recently to a rekindle of an earlier house fire.

In Case You Missed It: June 2015 Fire Engineering Features

July 1, 2015

Check out some of June's Fire Engineering Web exclusives, including Bobby Halton and Erich Roden's visit to the groundbreaking firefighter physiological testing being conducted in Illinois.

Construction Concerns: Fuels and Fire Behavior

June 29, 2015

In his new Construction Concerns, Gregory Havel looks at the different ways and definitions of how temperature is measured and how it applies to fire behavior.

Lake Fire Now 40 Percent Contained

June 28, 2015

Most evacuations were lifted Saturday near a Southern California wildfire that threatened more than 7,000 buildings as firefighters caught a break in the weather and redoubled efforts to surround it.

Drills: Fire Behavior and Building Construction

June 25, 2015

In this set of firefighter training drills by Forest Reeder, he takes a look at some aspects of building construction and their impacts on fire dynamics and firefighting tactics.

IFSI Study Underway on Firefighter Health

June 24, 2015

This week, the University of Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI), in conjunction with Underwiters Laboratories (UL) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), undertook a study of the physiological effects of structural firefighting.

Firefighters Rescue Six from Redlands (CA) Fire

June 24, 2015

Firefighters helped rescue a number of people from an apartment complex fire Sunday evening in Redlands, California, according to a report.

Dearborn (MI) Firefighters Contend with Fire Spread at House Fire

June 22, 2015

In the early morning hours of Friday, June 19, firefighters with the Dearborn (MI) Fire Department responded to a house fire on Waverly Street on the city's west end.

FE Talk Archive: SLICERS and DICERS

Bobby Halton talks with Eddie Buchanan and Ray McCormack.

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