Structural Firefighting



Preincident Intelligence of Inactive Buildings, Part 1

A fire department that does not have full sight of the district it protects is not likely to be successful when confronted with unrealized hazards, writes Eric Bachman.


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Royal Oak (MI) Crews Contain Fire to Kitchen

On Sunday, December 14, the Royal Oak Fire Department was dispatched to a reported house fire. See some phtoos from D...

Maintaining a Second Means of Egress

Daniel P. Sheridan says, take that extra time in your size-up and ensure that you have a way out, off the roof, or a ...

Farewell for Fallen Philadelphia Firefighter

The melancholy skirl of bagpipes and tolling of a cemetery bell were the backdrop on a wintry Saturday as hundreds of...

Three Workers Killed in Downtown Dallas Fire

A Dallas Fire-Rescue spokesperson said the bodies of three workers were found following this morning's fire at Thanks...

Dallas High-Rise Parking Garage Fire Forces Thousand to Flee

Two people were hospitalized for smoke inhalation after a fire in a parking garage in a high-rise building in downtow...

Nevada Firefighters Rescue Woman from Fire

Clark County (NV) firefighters rescued a woman Tuesday night from a second-floor of a burning dwelling.

Chicago Firefighters Battle Fire at Restaurant in Converted Firehouse

Hundreds of firefighters responded to a fire today at a restaurant in the building that once housed Chicago's Engine ...
Firefighters Battle Multi-Alarm Elmwood Park (NJ) Fire

Firefighters Battle Multi-Alarm Elmwood Park (NJ) Fire

At approximately 09:20 on December 1st, 2014, the Elmwood Park (NJ) Fire Department responded to 146 16th Ave for a r...

Federal ATF Agents to Join LAFD in L.A. Fire Investigation

A multiagency investigation was underway into the cause of a massive fire in downtown Los Angeles that ripped th...
Photos: Massive Los Angeles Structure Fire

Photos: Massive Los Angeles Structure Fire

Los Angeles (CA) firefighters battled an intense fire in an apartment house fire for over 90 minutes before bringing ...

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North Carolina Fire Chief Found Dead After Calls

December 18, 2014

A 61-year-old North Carolina fire chief died recently following emergency responses.

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