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Zu Zu Man

Who stole the trust from your department? Warren Cersley on a crucial ingredient to the profession.
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Who Do You Think You Are?

Jed Hyland says we are at a critical point in the evolution of modern fire services.
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Narrowing the Divide

The debates of tactical considerations should not cause anyone to choose or pick a side, writes P.J. Norwood.
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Permission to Act

SOGs are important, but firegrounds are fluid environments that require decisions to be made according to the situation at hand, Frank Viscuso writes.
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New Residential Search

How would you conduct a search in this building? Skip Coleman shares another simulation.
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Just Be Nice

Is it time for a kinder, gentler fire service? Joseph Kitchen on what that would look like.
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A New Acronym

Joe Pronesti on the opportunities of the most recent UL tests.
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This fire occurs in an older movie theater. Check out a new training scenario from Skip Coleman.

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Fullerton Sports Complex Fire Prompts Evacuation

Firefighters responded Saturday afternoon after a brush fire broke out near the Fullerton Sports Complex and Brea Dam Recreation Area.

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What fire involving firefighter fatalities was the first to be computer modeled using the fire dynamics simulator of NIST?

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