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Casey Grant Appointed Executive Director of NFPA's Fire Protection Research Foundation

POSDCORB

They say that a writer should select a title that intrigues the reader and makes the reader want to look at what the ...

Those Worthless Kids

Every now and then, we hear someone say that the troops today are not what they were when we were young, that they la...

Prairie Business Magazine Names Midwest Fire Equipment & Repair Company CEO Sarah Atchison to the Top 25 Women in Business

Midwest Fire Equipment & Repair Company (Midwest Fire) announced today that the company Owner and CEO Sarah Atchi...

Leadership and Decision Making: The Vroom-Yetton Model

The Vroom-Yetton Contingency Model bases decision making on situational leadership that can be used by just about any...

Roundtable

Roundtable: Officer Development

What preparation for promotion does your department formally provide once the testing is complete and the list is established? Share your experience and knowledge with other firefighters from around the nation and world.

Roundtable: Second-In Unit Assignment

Skip Coleman proposes a scenario based on recent fire studies conducted by UL and NIST.

Roundtable: Firefighting Technology

What do you consider the most significant technological advancement in the fire service over the last 50 years? Share your views with other Fire Engineering readers.

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Stepping Up

Stepping Up: So Why Are We Doing This?

Taking a moment to let your firefighters know the learning objectives of a particular training session can help them focus on its purpose, Ron Hiraki writes.

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POLITICS & POLICIES

Cal Fire Scandal Widens

Cal Fire officials said two employees have lost their jobs and 13 others were suspended and demoted over acts discovered during a investigation sparked by a homicide, a report says.

Report Looks at Disability Retirements Among Women in FDNY

A report from the New York Post says 70 percent of female firefighters with the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) have retired from the department on three-quarters disability pensions, claiming injuries on the job.

New York Firefighter Fired for 'Merit Matters' T-Shirts

A Brooklyn (NY) firefighter who got in trouble for wearing "Merit Matters" T-shirts has been fire from the Fire Department of New York (FDNY).

Fire Service Traditions & History

The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire: Too Small a Value on Human Lives

On March 25, 1911, 146 garment workers were killed in a fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Company in New York City. It was one of the deadliest fires in the history of the United States.

LODD

Firefighting Pilot, Firefighter Die in Mississippi Helicopter Crash

A United States Forest Service pilot and firefighter died in a helicopter crash earlier this week in Mississippi.

Legal

Engineering & Manufacturing Services, LLC v. Ashton, et al.

Engineering & Manufacturing Services, LLC (EMS) is an aftermarket sheet metal manufacturer that occupies a large warehouse building in Cleveland, Ohio.

Officer Development

Stepping Up: Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Even when corrective action is initiated in a professional manner, subordinates may be embarrassed or angry, sometimes for a long time, writes Ron Hiraki.

Fireground Management

POSDCORB

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Volunteers Corner

Volunteer Firefighting - High-Rise Fires: Incident Command for Volunteer Firefighters

The variable number of responding personnel affects SOPs. Sergio Selman

Top News

Firefighting Pilot, Firefighter Die in Mississippi Helicopter Crash

April 1, 2015 A United States Forest Service pilot and firefighter died in a helicopter crash earlier this week in Mississippi.

Fire Engineering

February 2015
Volume 168, Issue 2
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