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? Two-Story Residential

May 22, 2015

This fire occurs in a two-story residential occupancy on a Friday morning at 1030 hours. Try a new training scenario from Skip Coleman.

Three Firefighters Burned in Uniondale (NY) House Fire

May 18, 2015

At least three firefighters suffered burns Thursday morning May 14 while battling a massive house fire in Uniondale, New York, on Long Island.

Throw Back to Basics: Hoselines

May 14, 2015

The hashtag #ThrowbackThursday is popular one on the Internet; in terms of firefighter training, it may be present a good opportunity to "throwback" to the basics--or rather, the fundamentals--of our trade.

Firefighters Battle Four-Alarm Meriden (CT) Apartment Fire

May 14, 2015

On May 9, Meriden (CT) firefighters responded at around noon for numerous calls reporting a building fire with people trapped and jumping.

NFPA Seeks Comments on Standard for Fire Control of Structures Based on Fire Dynamics

May 12, 2015

At its April 2015 meeting, the Council reviewed the request of Richard Dyer, Kansas City, Missouri, that NFPA establish a new project to develop an NFPA Standard on fire control of structures based upon fire dynamics.

Fast-Moving West New York (NJ) Fire Displaces More Than 100

May 11, 2015

A fast-moving fire raced through the top floor of a five-story ordinary, occupied multiple dwelling in West New York, New Jersey, on the evening of May 8th, leaving over 100 residents homeless.

Globe, 3M Donate $28,080 to Terry Farrell Firefighters Fund

May 7, 2015

Globe Manufacturing Company continued its partnership with the Terry Farrell Firefighters Fund at FDIC International 2015, the nation’s largest firefighter training conference and exhibition held April 23-26 in Indianapolis.

Training Minutes: Roof Access

May 5, 2015

In this firefighter training video, Nick Martin and company provide some tips for improving roof access for vertical ventilation.  

What Would You Do? Two-Story Commercial Building

May 1, 2015

This fire occurs in an ordinary constructed commercial building on the outskirts of downtown. Check out a new training scenario from Skip Coleman.

Videos: UL-NIST Fire Dynamics Research at FDIC International

April 29, 2015

Last week at FDIC International, Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) conducted fire dynamics testing to help deepen fire officers' understanding of critical fire science concepts.

FE Talk Archive: SLICERS and DICERS

Bobby Halton talks with Eddie Buchanan and Ray McCormack.

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