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Fire Blog Roundup: Target Flows and How Firefighters Interact

January 23, 2015

Two more writers joined our featured bloggers this week. Bath Township (OH) Fire Chief Joseph Kitchen commented on how firefighters treat one another in "Just Be Nice," while Don Chambers of Fit 4 Fire discussed the need to have target flows.

Globe Manufacturing Featured in 'This Built America'

January 23, 2015

This week, Globe Manufacturing represents New Hampshire manufacturing and firefighters from around the world in the editorial series This Built America.

Firefighters Battle Huge Edgewater (NJ) Apartment Complex Fire

January 22, 2015

A spectacular fire lit up the evening sky in Edgewater, New Jersey, on January 21st, as fire tore through the block-long four-story Avalon at Edgewater luxury housing complex.

Firefighters Respond to Scottsville (NY) Residential Fire

January 19, 2015

The Scottsville (NY) Fire Department was dispatched to a recent reported house fire in the early morning hours.

What Would You Do? Fast Food Restaurant Fire

January 15, 2015

Skip Coleman provides a new training simulation on a fire that occurs in a fast food restaurant. What would you do?

Detroit Fire Strikes Three Dwellings

January 15, 2015

Fire photographer Dave Traiforos provided some photos of a recent fire that took place in in southwest Detroit.

Numerous Departments Battle Large Fire at Tennessee Wood Products Business

January 7, 2015

A number of fire departments are battling a large fire at a wood products business in Mosheim, Tennessee, according to news reports.

What Would You Do? Older Wood-Frame Home

January 5, 2015

Check out a new firefighter training simulation from Skip Coleman for an older, two-story wood-frame home.

Drill: Vertical Fire Travel

January 2, 2015

Vertical fire spread can quickly make a "one-room job" escalate to a multiple alarm fire. Doug Mitchell discusses aspects of locating potential avenues for vertical fire spread.

Fallen Inwood (NY) Firefighter Laid to Rest

January 2, 2015

The funeral for Inwood (NY) volunteer firefighter Joseph Sanford Jr. was a solemn affair that took place on Wednesday, December 31, 2014.