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CSB Chairperson Warns Against Use of Methanol During Laboratory and Classroom Combustion Demonstrations

Last week a team of CSB investigators deployed to the Terry Lee Wells Discovery Museum (The Discovery) in Reno, Nevad...

Drone Video Captures Huge Bridgeport (CT) Fire

Keith Muratori of Firegroundimages used a drone to capture video footage at a multiple-alarm fire last week at a...

Hale Products Announces Addition of Jon Kostyzak to Its Sales Team

Hale Products, Inc. announced the hiring of Jon Kostyzak as the company's West Coast Regional Sales Manager.

GexCon Heralds Next Generation of Fire Risk Modelling with Release of FLACS-Fire

GexCon, in the sophisticated and user-friendly dispersion, explosion and fire modelling software industry, announces ...

Larson Electronics releases a Class 1 Division 1 Five Color Explosion Proof Stack Light with Horns

Larson Electronics has added to its extensive range of industrial grade lighting equipment with the release of a five...

Over-the-Glasses Eye Protection a Cost-Effective Alternative to Prescription Safety Glasses

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Kimtek's MEDLITE Transport a Perfect Fit for 2014 Yamaha Viking

In its new lineup of larger side-by-side utility vehicles, Yamaha Motor Corporation has introduced the 2014 Yamaha Vi...

OH Firefighters Fight Industrial Fire

Mentor (OH) police say firefighters are battling an industrial blaze at Metal Seal Precision on the 8600 block of Tyl...

Cause of Fire at Williston (ND) Company Unknown

Authorities are unable to say what caused a large industrial fire in Williston to ignite.

Florida Departments Reconsider Hazmat as Grant Funding Decreases

Marion County Fire Rescue’s hazardous materials crews have responded to reports of a fishy white powder in local gove...

Evacuation Ordered After Fire at ND Oil Supply Company

A massive fire broke out early Tuesday at an oil supply company in an industrial part of the western North Dakota oil...
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Larson Electronics Releases 300 Watt LED Security Spotlight Tower on Heavy Duty Aluminum Frame

With over 40 years as a leader in the industrial and commercial lighting industry Larson Electronics continues its co...

Avon Protection's Deltairt Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus Research and Design Team Receives Award

Deltair(tm), a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) designed for the fire service industry, has been recognized ...

Holmatro Launches Industrial Solutions

The world of high pressure hydraulics is constantly in motion, and the demand for results-oriented customer-specific ...

Military-Grade Munitions Found in Rubble of Phoenix Fire

What began as a massive lightning-caused fire Thursday night has turned into a criminal investigation after military-...

Multiple Businesses Destroyed in Phoenix Fires

Two separate fires broke out near 43rd Avenue and Indian School Road in Phoenix and spread to multiple businesses Thu...

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Iowa Firefighter Describes Near Miss

A veteran Des Moines (IA) firefighter described a near miss he experienced during a fire Saturday at the Equitable Building in the city's downtown. 

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Big Storms, Big Emergencies

In this course, discuss the reason unusual conditions lead to unusual problems during big storms and discover how to preplan with your local utility. Learn the hazards bystanders pose to first responders and how to identify critical and dangerous infrastructure in your area.

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First-Due Battalion Chief: Information Is Vital

When it comes to firefighting in modern buildings, building construction information can go a long way toward keeping firefighters safe, Dan Sheridan writes.

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From the Jumpseat: The Safety/Identity Conflict

Do the stories that make up how firefighters think of themselves actually make it more difficult for them to operate safely on the fireground? Mark J. Cotter reviews a scientific study that says yes.

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Dunn's Dispatch: Rekindle Fires

Preventing a rekindle is a team responsibility. Vincent Dunn discusses the implications of a rekindle and the importance of overhaul operations.

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Not So Amusing: Amusement Park Fires

2014 marks the 30th anniversary of the deadly Haunted Castle fire at the Great Adventure amusement park in Jackson, New Jersey, which killed eight teens and injured a dozen others. The “castle” was in reality a series of interconnected truck trailers. In the latest From the Fire Engineering Vault feature, we look at this and other amusement park fires covered in the magazine. What common factors do you see in these fires?  

Industrial Firefighting

CSB Chairperson Warns Against Use of Methanol During Laboratory and Classroom Combustion Demonstrations

Last week a team of CSB investigators deployed to the Terry Lee Wells Discovery Museum (The Discovery) in Reno, Nevada, where a flash fire on September 3 injured children and adults viewing a science demonstration.

RIT

RIT Operations: Short Ladder for Firefighter Removal

Salem (VA) Fire-EMS Lieutenant C. "Mike" Elston offers this Traditions Training drill which uses a short ladder as an alternative to a stokes basket.

Structural Firefighting

Coaster Catches Fire at Six Flags Magic Mountain

A structure fire was reported at the Six Flags Magic Mountain theme park in Valencia

Wildland Firefighting

Thousands of Firefighters Attempt to Contain 12 California Wildfires

Nearly 6,000 firefighters were trying to contain a dozen wildfires in California Tuesday, including a fast-spreading fire east of Sacramento and a fire near Mount Shasta that left ashy skeletons of houses and a church in its wake

HAZMAT

Indonesia Acquirers 9/11 Disaster Training Simulator

The Republic of Indonesia's commitment to disaster preparedness will take a leap forward with the arrival of the Guardian Safety and Survival Training System Simulator.

PREINCIDENT INTELLIGENCE

Intelligent Response Structures, Part 1

Eric G. Bachman offers this two-part article on reinforcing the need to develop a response structure methodology.

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Thousands of Firefighters Attempt to Contain 12 California Wildfires

September 16, 2014 Nearly 6,000 firefighters were trying to contain a dozen wildfires in California Tuesday, including a fast-spreading ...

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