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DICERS-VO: Protecting the Egress

Ray McCormack on how applying the DICERS-VO model allows you to protect your egress point on the fireground.

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Ray McCormack

Interpretive Dance: Hose Stream Comparison Test

Ray McCormack weighs in on a recent hose stream comparison test video.

Tactical Safety: Back to the Future

Those who clamor for early adoption of new firefighting tactics have to realize that people's lives will hang in the balance and not every test burn will end up successful, Ray McCormack writes.

Tactical Safety: A Prevention Message

The fire service needs to give itself credit for the successful operations and protection of lives and property that happen every day, Ray McCormack writes.

On The Line

On the Line: AAA: Triangle of Incident Survivability

Anticipation, action, and analysis are three components that can help improve firefighter survival on the fireground, Dave DeStefano writes.

On the Line: Second Due is Second to None

Although every firefighter wants to be first in, each task on the fireground is important if the operation is to be conducted safely and efficiently, David DeStefano writes.

Primary Tools for Primary Search

David DeStefano reminds firefighters of the importance of basic tools when conducting a primary search.

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Drills: Engine Company Work

Check out a collected of engine company training drills from the Fire Engineering archive.

What Would You Do? Nursing Home Fire

Skip Coleman presents a new firefighter training scenario for a fire in in an older nursing home.

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The Firefighters Support Foundation offers two free downloadable training programs at http://bit.ly/1nXPmmI: Active S...

In Case You Missed It: November 2014 Fire Engineering Features

With no sign of the conversation on fire dynamics research abating anytime soon, this month's lineup of Fire Engineer...

Hoseline Hangout: Bill Gustin and Company on Engine Company Operations

In this chat sponsored by Key Hose, Bobby Halton and Bill Gustin talks to Darryl Liggins, Clark Lampling, Dan Shaw, a...

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ENGINE CO. TRAINING GUIDE

The Engine Company Training Guide, sponsored by Key Hose.

Download a free training guide on engine work, sponsored by Key Hose.

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Paterson (NJ) Firefighters Battle Two Major Fires

December 18, 2014

More than 100 firefighters battle two significant overnight fires in the city of Paterson, New Jersey.

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