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

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...

Dr. Denis Onieal to Be Honored at National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner

The Congressional Fire Services Institute's Board of Directors selected Dr. Denis Onieal, Superintendent of the Natio...

National Fire Heritage Center Board Opens Nominations

The National Fire Heritage Center Board of Directors has opened nominations for the Fire and Emergency Services Hall ...


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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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.


Somerville (NJ) Firefighter Dies from Heart Attack

Barry Van Horn became the second borough firefighter to die this month when he suffered a heart attack after a service call last week.


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

What Would You Do? Four-Story Apartment Building

Check out a new training scenario from Skip Coleman on fire response to a four-story apartment building.

Volunteers Corner

NVFC Announces 2015 Award Winners

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) is pleased to announce the winners of its four national fire service awards.

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

April 1, 2015 Engineering & Manufacturing Services, LLC (EMS) is an aftermarket sheet metal manufacturer that occupies a large ...

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February 2015
Volume 168, Issue 2

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