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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.

NIST, IAFF Sponsor Event Focusing on Firefighting Tactics and Technology

July 28, 2015

The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) and the National Institute of Standards and Technolgoy (NIST) are sponsoring an event at NIST.

Badly Burned Teen Firefighter Remains in Hospital

July 23, 2015

A 16-year-old Marshall volunteer firefighter underwent seven hours of surgery and skin grafts Wednesday to treat burns suffered Sunday morning.

Glacier Park Fire Grows to 2000 Acres

July 22, 2015

Strong winds blowing steadily at about 30 miles per hour are pushing the Reynolds Creek Fire along the northwest shore of St. Mary Lake in Glacier National Park, prompting additional precautionary evacuations of the St. Mary area

Training Minutes: High-Rise Fire Operations: The Apartment Stretch

July 21, 2015

In this brand-new series of Training Minutes, Denver (CO) Assistant Chief Dave McGrail shares his knowledge on high-rise firefighting operations.

New Research Reveals How Wildfires Spread

July 20, 2015

The phrase "spreads like wildfire" is well known, but until recent discoveries by researchers at the University of Maryland (UMD), U.S. Forest Service, and University of Kentucky, it wasn't well-understood how wildfires actually spread. 

What Would You Do? Sewer Fire

July 17, 2015

This fire involves a fire of unknown origin and materials in a city sewer system.  All traffic in the area has been stopped. Skip Coleman has another firefighting simulation for you and your crew to consider.

Firefighters Battle 2-Alarm Pennsylvania Fire That Ravages Multiple Homes

July 17, 2015

Firefighters responded yesterday to a two-alarm fire that tore through three homes in Spring Township, Pennsylvania.

Video: Texarkana (AR) Firefighters Caught in Dynamic Fire Event

July 10, 2015

A video shows two Texarkana (AR) firefighters were caught in a dynamic fire event while working at a house fire Wednesday.

Fire at Los Angeles Church Ruled Arson But Church was Not Target

July 9, 2015

Two Firefighters Injured in Detroit Apartment Fire

July 8, 2015

At approximately 0150 on Wednesday, July 8, 2015, Detroit 5th Battalion companies responded to a reported fire in an apartment building at Richton & Lawton. See pics from this incident by Dennis Walus.

FE Talk Archive: SLICERS and DICERS

Bobby Halton talks with Eddie Buchanan and Ray McCormack.

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