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Detroit Firefighters Battle 2-Alarm Fire at Vacant Apartment Building

Mon, Oct 20, 2014

On Friday, October 17, 2014, at about 1500 hours, Detroit 5th Battalion companies responded to a reported building fire at W. Chicago & Nardin Dr.

Chief Dennis Compton Receives Dr. John Granito Award for Excellence in Fire Leadership and Management Research

Fri, Oct 17, 2014

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation congratulates Chief Dennis Compton, chairman of the foundation's Board of Directors, on receiving the Dr. John Granito Award for Excellence in Fire Leadership and Management Research.

What Would You Do? Fire in a New Residential Building

Thu, Oct 16, 2014

Skip Coleman has a new firefighting simulation on responding to a fire in a new residential building.

RescueSim Training Course Gets Official LASER Certification

Thu, Oct 9, 2014

The UK awarding body LASER has certified the RescueSim Virtual Incident Command training delivered by Peter Stanley Training.

PHMSA Announces Best Practices for Crude Oil Rail Transportation Emergency Response Operations

Wed, Oct 8, 2014

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), in partnership with the Federal Railroad Administration and the U.S. Fire Administration’s National Fire Academy, have been working to develop incident management "best practices" reference materials for emergency responders to prepare them to safely and effectively respond to crude oil transportation incidents.

What Would You Do? Residence, Office, or...?

Wed, Oct 1, 2014

Check out a new fire simulation from Skip Coleman. This scenario takes place in a residence that is being occupied as an office.

Change is ACTION

Thu, Sep 25, 2014

David Griffin asks, "How can my organization perform a similar assessment and then take the appropriate action to create a cultural change with the use of learning?"

My "Top 10" List

Wed, Sep 17, 2014

East Manatee (FL) Fire Rescue Training/Safety Officer Tim Hyden gives you the "Top 10" ways to better answer the call.

Thousands of Firefighters Attempt to Contain 12 California Wildfires

Tue, Sep 16, 2014

Nearly 6,000 firefighters were trying to contain a dozen wildfires in California Tuesday, including a fast-spreading fire east of Sacramento and a fire near Mount Shasta that left ashy skeletons of houses and a church in its wake

No Containment Yet of 36 Pit Fire (OR)

Mon, Sep 15, 2014

The 36 Pit fire, burning in grass and timber about 10 miles southeast of Estacada, has charred 2,300 acres and is zero-percent contained.

Some New Haven (CT) Firefighters Critical of Recent Fire Operations

Mon, Sep 8, 2014

Roundtable: Door Control

Fri, Aug 15, 2014

What steps has your department taken to add this "evolution" or assignment of door control in your department? How would your department handle this fire usng the new procedure? Share your thoughts with other Fire Engineering readers.

Intelligent Response Structures, Part 2

Wed, Aug 13, 2014

Eric G. Bachman offers this two-part article on reinforcing the need to develop a response structure methodology.

Video: WA's Watermelon Hill Fire Now 80 Percent Contained

Wed, Jul 23, 2014

The fire has been reduced to 10,518 acres.

Understanding "Nothing Showing"

Wed, Jul 16, 2014

Some very notable individuals and organizations have voiced opinions relating to the effectiveness and consequences of using this term, writes Thomas N. Warren.

Roundtable: Officer Development

Wed, Jul 16, 2014

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.

Report: New Boston Fire Commissioner Named

Mon, Jul 7, 2014

The Boston Globe reports that longtime Boston Deputy Chief Joseph E. Finn will succeed Roderick J. Fraser Jr. as fire commissioner.

RIT Operations: Making the Stairs

Fri, Jun 27, 2014

Fredericksburg (VA) Fire Department Firefighter Donald L. Wedding offers this Tradidions Training drill which focuses on the sublevel removal of a downed firefighter.

How Politics and Ethics Can Affect Change Management

Mon, Jun 23, 2014

Paul J. Antonellis Jr.—Statistics show that change is only successful 25 to 35 percent of the time. To ensure your change—whether it is a change in policy, procedure, personnel, or organizational philosophy—is implemented with success, involve in the change process those individuals who will be impacted by the change and consider how fire service politics and ethics can affect the change.

Quick Drills for the Chief Officer

Tue, Jun 17, 2014

One of the most important responsibilities a chief officer has is ensuring their personnel are properly trained for any type of emergency they may be faced with.

Mastering Fireground Command: 10 Commandments of Command

Mon, Jun 16, 2014

This course is an accompanyment to Mastering Fireground Command: Calming the Chaos, building upon the incident scene failures discussed in that piece.

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Pennsylvania Firefighter Dies from Cardiac Arrest

October 24, 2014 A 26-year-old Pennsylvania firefighter died after suffering cardiac arrest, according to the U.S. Fire Administration.

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