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Lou Comenale      

Old Dog, New Tricks

Lou Comenale looks at sprucing up your in-house SCBA confidence maze to make things more challenging for firefighters.

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Mark vonAppen      

Measure

The uniform doesn't give you power or credibility, your actions do, Mark vonAppen writes.

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Dan Kerrigan      

The Undeniable Truth

Until we address firefighter health and wellness issues on a national level, it’s unlikely we'll see a dramatic reduction in LODDs, Dan Kerrigan says.
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Saving Our Own

Chad Menard asks: Are your RIT operations correct and in place?

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Cory Crosbie      

The Way We Judge

Judging a firefighter can come in many forms. Cory Crosbie writes about having the passion for the job.

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Jeremy Rebok      

It's More Than Just a Seat

Before you run to the front seat to set the tone for the incident and responding apparatus, ask yourself: Do you have what it takes?
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Doug Mitchell      

Believe...

Take a good look inside. Why are you here? Doug Mitchell has the Sunday Preach.
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This training guide contains some of the most important firefighting research and analysis done in the past 50 years. Steve Kerber provides an insightful overview of the most significant research undertaken by Underwriters Laboratories, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and several other agencies. Also included is application of this research to the complex and dangerous work of structural firefighting. This research can make firefighting more efficient and effective and how tactics can affect fire behavior and survivability. This guide will enhance firefighters’ abilities and decision-making capabilities by providing a greater array of options for conducting life-saving operations and property saving operations.

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What Would You Do? Cold Storage Facility Fire

This fire occurs in a cold storage facility. It is concrete construction. Interior individual storage compartments are cork-lined for insulation. Try a new fire scenario from Skip Coleman.

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Bridgeport, CT Row Houses Burn

A row of houses on Hanover Street in Bridgeport became an inferno Friday afternoon.

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