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Throw Back to Basics: Ground Ladder Markings

Ground ladders are critical firefighting tool; get them off the rig, practice with, them and ensure they are marked for use on the fireground, writes Brian Zaitz.

Truck Company Operations Articles

Opening Up

I'm sure someone told you early in your career not to bring the job home with you: "It's better that they don't ...

Hidden in Plain Sight

A condition, feature, or facet of a building omitted during preplanning can create an operational setback. ERIC G. BA...

Today's Fireground: Revisiting the 13-Point Size-Up

It doesn't matter what method you use to organize your thoughts during size-up as long as it works when you respond t...

Throw Back to Basics: Ground Ladder Markings

Ground ladders are critical firefighting tool; get them off the rig, practice with, them and ensure they are marked f...

Fires Involving Roofs

Members of the Chicago (IL) Fire Department responded to a report of a fire involving the roof of a building built in...

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Training Minutes: Attacking the Lock

Watch some Training Minutes videos on forcible entry, specifically segments related to overcoming locks during these operations.

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Opening Up

July 27, 2015 I'm sure someone told you early in yo...

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Fire Engineering

July 2015
Volume 168, Issue 7
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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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