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Construction Concerns: Foamed-in-Place Insulation

In this new Construction Concerns, Gregory Havel examines this type of insulation that is being used more frequently ...
Firefighter Training Drill: Vent, Enter, Isolate, Search (VEIS)

Firefighter Training Drill: Vent, Enter, Isolate, Search (VEIS)

This drill focuses on a particular tactic that involves venting a room or area of a dwelling, entering the search are...

Spotlight on San Francisco (CA) Fire Department's Handmade Ladders

Gizmodo recently took a look at the San Francisco (CA) Fire Department's handmade wooden ladders, some of which have ...

On the Line: Focus on the Basics to be the Best

Although stagnation remains at the root of failure, basic skills save the most lives (including ours) at fires, write...

North Carolina Fire Station Destroyed by Fire

The North River Volunteer Fire Station and firefighting equipment inside the structure were destroyed by a Sunday mor...

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Construction Concerns: Foamed-in-Place Insulation

July 21, 2014 In this new Construction Concerns, Gr...

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May 2014
Volume 167, Issue 5
Imaging the Tube

Firefighting Engine Company Operations: Elephant Hunting with a BB Gun?

Big fires require as big a water flow as you can produce to extinguish, writes Paul Shapiro, and for firefightin... Read More


Imaging the Tube

2 Girls Die in Detroit (MI) House Fire

Two girls were killed early Wednesday in a suspicious house fire in Detroit, Michigan, after they reportedly refused ... Read More


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