Home>Topics>Firefighter

Firefighter

Firefighter news and technical articles from Fire Engineering. Search Firefighter latest and archived news and articles

  1. Volunteer Firefighting: NVFC Receives SAFER Grant for National Firefighter Recruitment and Retention Campaign

    Online Articles

    Thu, 17 Apr 2014

    implement a national volunteer firefighter recruitment and retention campaign ..... fire departments and volunteer firefighter interest organizations to help ..... fire departments and volunteer firefighter support groups.

  2. Boston Firefighter Union Reaches Tentative Agreement

    Online Articles

    Sun, 13 Apr 2014

    The City of Boston and Boston's firefighter union have reached a tentative contract deal that may include a pay increase for firefighters, reports The Boston Globe ( http

  1. Firefighter LODDs: Tactical Safety for Firefighters: The Writings of NIOSH LODD

    Online Articles

    Wed, 18 Sep 2013

    By Ray McCormack The death of a firefighter is a tragic event, a loss to the brotherhood ..... department that has never suffered a firefighter fatality may be unfamiliar with the ..... ripples of such an event. Every active firefighter death needs to cause ripples in the

  2. Firefighting News: Firefighter and Three LAPD Officers Hurt in House Fire

    Online Articles

    Thu, 10 Apr 2014

    A firefighter and three LAPD officers were injured Thursday during a house fire in Reseda, reports CBS Los Angeles. The firefighter suffered unspecified injuries while battling the fire, while the officers suffered smoke inhalation. All four

  3. Firefighting News: Los Angeles Firefighter Injured When Roof Collapses

    Online Articles

    Wed, 9 Apr 2014

    A firefighter was injured in an early morning fire Wednesday when the roof of a house ..... an hour to knock down the fire. After the fire was extinguished, a firefighter inspecting the damage was injured when part of the roof in the front

  4. Packaging a Down Firefighter

    Video

    Wed, 9 May 2012

    matter for. Packaging and assessing downed firefighter . Locating it down firefighter during a with deployment will be one of the ..... where to Begin so we should approach our downed firefighter in an organized manner. That's gonna allow

    Firefighter found at 0:33, 2:18, 2:53

    gonna talk about a systematic matter for. Packaging and assessing -- downed firefighter . Locating it down firefighter during a with deployment will be one of the most challenging. Maneuvers of your career and not knowing the original situation that caused the fire -- go down can be difficult. To tell where to Begin so we should approach our downed firefighter in an organized manner. That's gonna allow us to identify the biggest life threats and accomplish things in a systematic manner. Here we've located are down five fighter and I find him in whatever position is -- find him. The first thing I need to do is get this fire -- in a position where I can access them. If he's under a table and drag them out if he has some things on top of them if at all possible long and -- get them off problem and the first thing. I'm gonna seek to do is find -- get my firefighter in the what we're gonna call -- rescue position. Which is simply accomplished by getting him into an exaggerated sitting position using
    another pass along going off nearby the might indicate a second down firefighter . And also allows us the kind of calmed down and be able to communicate with the team. Not typically a -- team
    go transmit an update of the report. The incident commander on third firefighter might search the area for alternate egress -- might get us out of this situation a Little League -- And now dominant
  5. Firefighting News: Louisiana Firefighter Handcuffed by Police Officer at Emergency Scene

    Online Articles

    Wed, 26 Mar 2014

    handcuffed and detained a volunteer firefighter Monday night during an emergency. WBRZ ..... http://bit.ly/1haDBJF) that firefighter refusing to move his fire truck because he was rendering aid to a patient. The firefighter arrived on scene first, followed by

  6. Firefighter Free Speech

    Conference Sessions

    Wed, 9 Apr 2014

    Ability Level: Advanced Learning Objectives Learning Objectives: This presentation will explore the interaction between a firefighter 's First Amendment right of free speech versus a governmental administrator's right to maintain order and discipline within

  7. Fire News: Indianapolis Firefighter Injured in House Fire

    Online Articles

    Tue, 8 Apr 2014

    An Indianapolis firefighter was slightly injured fighting a house fire, reports WISH TV. Shortly after 4 a.m. fire crews were called to the 5600 block

  8. Firefighting News: New Jersey Firefighter Claims Dismissal After Sexual Harassment Complaint

    Online Articles

    Tue, 8 Apr 2014

    least the second active lawsuit by women alleging mistreatment by fire companies in Franklin Township, a former volunteer firefighter is claiming she was dismissed from one department after complaining about sexual harassment by an assistant chief, reports