Firefighting

2014 Fire Engineering Subjects Index

1.  Apparatus / Maintenance

Apparatus Purchasing: a Series of Choices, Compromises, and Trade-Offs. W. Peters (Apparatus Supplement). June, p4

Autism and first responders video (News in Brief). October, p49

Driver-Engineers Debate: This One or That One? M. Rossi. February, p61

Emergency Power Units. D. Peluso. February, p89

Engineer’s Bag of Tricks, The. M. Rossi (Training Notebook). February, p20

FDIC 2014: Exhibits Exceed Expectations (Apparatus Supplement). June, p30

Fire Apparatus Drunk Driving. C. Daly. February, p45

Safe Aerial Operations. S. Rutledge. February, p79

Tradition: Wetdowns and Push-Ins. G. Corbett (Volunteers Corner). December, p12

2.  Budget and Finance

Apparatus Purchasing: a Series of Choices, Compromises, and Trade-Offs. W. Peters (Apparatus Supplement). June, p4

Budget proposes cuts to key fire service programs (News in Brief). May, p30

Coming Soon: Volunteer and Combination Dire Department Studies. M. Dallessandro (Volunteers Corner). March, p14

Congress approves spending bill (News in Brief). March, p53

FDIC 2014: Exhibits Exceed Expectations (Apparatus Supplement). June, p30

IAFC’s Metcalf: “major problems” with grant proposal (News in Brief). July, p40

State College of Florida establishes scholarship (News in Brief). August, p 43

U. of Arizona receives $1.4 million for safety research (News in Brief). December, p32

Volunteer Fire Department Consolidation in Pennsylvania. V. Mikulan (Volunteers Corner). July, p14

Westmoreland vs. Sutherland. D. Comstock (Fire Service Court). March, p159

3. Building Construction

Abandoned Building Policy: Five Years Later. A. Graves. June, p65

Fire in a Fully Sprinklered Building. G. Corbett (The Professor). April, p169

FPRF studies safety challenges of tall wood buildings in fires (News in Brief). May, p30

From the Shipyard to Our Backyard. P.J. Norwood and J. McCarthy. November, p61

How Elevated Homes Alter Firefighting Tactics. M. Baldanza. September, p79

Leveraging Building Intelligence for an Initial Response and Beyond. J. Murphy. January, p83

Lightweight Apartment Building Fires: Heavyweight Realities. D. Miller. June, p49

Microturbines and the Fire Service. R. Spadafora. May, p57

Modern Wood-Frame Construction: Firefighting Problems and Tactics. S. Joerger. January, p71

Polyesthylene Wall: “Gasoline Construction” for Houses. J. Todd Soong. July, p73

Rapid Damage Assessment for Large-Scale Emergencies. S. Newby. April, p147

Sustainable Green Design and the Fire Service: The Saw-Tooth Roof. R. Spadafora (FDIC Preview). March, p139

Tactical Considerations for Vehicle Fires in Aboveground Parking Garages. T. O’ Connell. June, p73

Taxpayers and Strip Malls: Construction and Tactics. D. Topczynski. May, p83

Winter Roof Collapses. G. Corbett (The Professor).  July, p103

WPI researchers examine green building fire concerns (News in Brief). May, p32

4. Communications

“Can You Read Me?” Standard Radio Signatures and Terms. G. Hughes. May, p79

End Overdispatching: Add Specialists to Curb Costs and Manage Resources. B. Burgett (Fire Service EMS). December, p26

FCC votes to improve location accuracy of wireless 911 callers (News in Brief). April, p62

iCert issues policy on emergency alerts and warnings (News in Brief). September, p46

Practice Empathetic Listening for a Better Firehouse. David Martyn Conley (Training Notebook). July, p24

Support for FCC rule to find wireless 911 callers (News in Brief). September, p45

Using Social Network Analysis to Explore Emergency Services Networks. R. Wodicka and S. Trull (Volunteers Corner). January, p14

5. Disaster Management

9/11 first responders found to have higher prevalence of kidney damage (News in Brief). January, p42

Active-Shooter Incidents: Planning Your Response. S. Hamilton. September, p55

Administrator expands list of WTC-related health conditions (News in Brief). April, p62

Approach for post-disaster reunification of children (News in Brief). March, p53

Ebola, Spanish Flu, and Us. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). December, p8

Fire Engineering wins Jesse Neal editorial excellence award (News in Brief). June, p38

Guns to Gauze: Limiting Casualties at Mass Shootings. T. Frazzano and G.M. Snyder (Fire Service EMS). May, p24

iCert issues policy on emergency alerts and warnings (News in Brief). September, p46

Mobilization Exercises: Long Island USAR Training. B. Martinez. October, p87

One Year Later: Lessons from the Boston Marathon Bombings. J. Fleming. May, p43

Rapid Damage Assessment for Large-Scale Emergencies. S. Newby. April, p147

Responding to the East Haven (CT) Plane Crash. PJ Norwood. January, p63

Studies link 9/11 dust exposure to sleep apnea, PTSD (News in Brief). July, p40

ASTM standard covers mounting pipe in furnace (News in Brief). July, p40

Tularemia potential major bioterror threat (News in Brief). April, p64

6. Emergency Medical Services

Anthrax remedy for first responders (News in Brief). March, p53

Are You an EMS Detective? T. Perkins (Fire Service EMS). November, p36

CDC lab director resigns (News in Brief). October, p47

CDC posts Ebola guidelines (News in Brief). November, p40

Dallas (TX) Fire Department responds to Ebola patient (News in Brief). December, p30

Diagnosing Brugada Syndrome. C. Pignataro (Fire Service EMS). July, p34

Dublin City reviews privatization of ambulance service (News in Brief). May, p33

EMS Aspects of Extrication. R. Duckworth (Fire Service EMS). March, p40

End Overdispatching: Add Specialists to Curb Costs and Manage Resources. B. Burgett (Fire Service EMS). December, p26

Enterovirus D68 outbreak (News in Brief). November, p40

Fire/EMS at Active Shooter Incidents. D. Krebs (Fire Service EMS). August, p32

Guns to Gauze: Limiting Casualties at Mass Shootings. T. Frazzano and G.M. Snyder (Fire Service EMS). May, p24

Implementing a ToxMedic Program in Your Department. F. Haas (Fire Service EMS). April, p46

New organization for public safety infection control officers (News in Brief). August, p43

Pediatric Seizures. K. Owens (Fire Service EMS). February, p26

Questioning Spinal Stabilization. R. Duckworth (Fire Service EMS). June, p24

Responding to Opioid Overdoses. K. Owens (Fire Service EMS). October, p40

Safety testing of Ebola vaccine candidates underway (News in Brief). November, p40

Self-Defense for Fire and EMS. D. Mills (Fire Service EMS). September, p34

Simulation-Based Training for Successful Operations. R. Burton. May, p99

Training EMTs for “Real-Life” Responses. M. McLelland  (Technology Today). June, p91

When Molly Comes Calling. F. Califano (Fire Service EMS). January, p34

7. Fire Incident Reports

Buffalo Dwelling Fire. M. Dugan (Fire Focus). December, p24

FDNY Rescue 3 Ops at Train Derailment. J. Ellson. September, p73

Firefighters Escape Close Call in Wind-Driven Fire. A. Hummel and R. Christensen. July, p57

One Year Later: Lessons from the Boston Marathon Bombings. J. Fleming. May, p43

Oxygen Cylinders Explode During “Routine” Vehicle Fire. S. Kalman. April, p167

Responding to the East Haven (CT) Plane Crash. PJ Norwood. January, p63

Response to a Health Care Facility Power Outage. K. Platt (What We Learned). November, p87

Wind-Driven Fire Challenges Atlanta Firefighters. S. Woodworth. September, p67

8. Fire Investigation

Oxygen Cylinders Explode During “Routine” Vehicle Fire. S. Kalman. April, p167

9. Fire Prevention

ASTM standard covers mounting pipe in furnace (News in Brief). July, p40

Campaign aimed at curbing bulk container fire risks (News in Brief). July, p42

Emergency Action Plans and New York City Fire Code: A Lesson from the World Trade Center. M. Strum. April, p163

Evacuating a Senior Living Center: What Does it Really Take? B. Farlow. January, p87

Fire in a Fully Sprinklered Building. G. Corbett (The Professor). April, p169

Fires in Hospitals and Nursing Homes: Be Prepared for the Unexpected. D. Sheridan. February, p71

Grants for community wildfire safety projects (News in Brief). April, p64

NFPA: Cost of fire up 34 percent from 1980 (News in Brief). September, p45

NFPA: Firefighter fatalities increased in 2013 (News in Brief). September, p44

NFPA: in 2013, a fire every 25 seconds (News in Brief). November, p42

NFPA announces these for Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 5-11 (News in Brief). September, p44

NFPA has Community Risk Reduction standard (News in Brief). December, p32

NFPA offers revised safety program for older adults (News in Brief). January, p40

NFPA updates smoke alarm installation guide (News in Brief). October, p47

Standpipe Operations: Preparation. B. Gustin. April, p91

Three Vs of Preincident Intelligence, The. E. Bachman. November, p81

10. Fire Protection

ASTM standard addresses fire conditions in WUI areas (News in Brief). February, p35

ASTM standard covers mounting pipe in furnace (News in Brief). July, p40

Campaign aimed at curbing bulk container fire risks (News in Brief). July, p42

Emergency Action Plans and New York City Fire Code: A Lesson from the World Trade Center. M. Strum. April, p163

Evacuating a Senior Living Center: What Does it Really Take? B. Farlow. January, p87

Fire in a Fully Sprinklered Building. G. Corbett (The Professor). April, p169

Fire Protection Engineers in the Fire Service. T. Platt. January, p99

Fires in Hospitals and Nursing Homes: Be Prepared for the Unexpected. D. Sheridan. February, p71

FPRF studies safety challenges of tall wood buildings in fires (News in Brief). May, p30

Grants for community wildfire safety projects (News in Brief). April, p64

Microturbines and the Fire Service. R. Spadafora. May, p57

NFPA: Cost of fire up 34 percent from 1980 (News in Brief). September, p45

NFPA: Firefighter fatalities increased in 2013 (News in Brief). September, p44

NFPA: in 2013, a fire every 25 seconds (News in Brief). November, p42

NFPA announces these for Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 5-11 (News in Brief). September, p44

NFPA has Community Risk Reduction standard (News in Brief). December, p32

NFPA offers revised safety program for older adults (News in Brief). January, p40

NFPA updates smoke alarm installation guide (News in Brief). October, p47

Preincident Planning for Agricultural Occupancies. J. Keller.  July, p85

Satellite designed to spot fires while still small (News in Brief). January, p40

Standpipe Operations: Preparation. B. Gustin. April, p91

Standpipe Operations: Stretching and Advancing Hose. B. Gustin. May, p65

Steel Glazing Systems Protect from Fires and Evacuations. J. Embury. January, p105

Testing Pressure-Reducing Valves. B. Gustin. January, p51

Three Vs of Preincident Intelligence, The. E. Bachman. November, p81

WPI researchers examine green building fire concerns (News in Brief). May, p32

11. Firefighting Basics

Abandoned Building Policy: Five Years Later. A. Graves. June, p65

Above the Fire Floor: Hazards and Precautions. D. Stratton. March, p77

Actions Speak Louder Than Words. M. Ciampo (On Fire). September, 104

Are You Ground Ladder Savvy? Part 1. D. Stratton (Urban Firefighter). October, p32

Are You Ground Ladder Savvy? Part 2. D. Stratton (Urban Firefighter). November, p30

Attic Flashover: What’s Behind the Hidden Blast. S. Gray. March, p99

Baltimore Taxpayer Fire. M. Dugan (Fire Focus). February, p30

Can I “Ax” You a Question? M. Ciampo (On Fire). June, p100

Clearing the Air: Common Ventilation Misconceptions. K. Lewis. May, p96

Combined Fire Attack. A. Arnalich. October, p83

Common STAIRSense. T. Tulipano and M. Lopina. February, p53

Controlling the Openings: Is This the Future of Ventilation? S. Gray. October, p67

Converted Cubicles. M. Ciampo (On Fire). March, p196

Electrical Oddities. J. Majhess Jr. (What We Learned). March, p165

Electricity in the Air. M. Ciampo (On Fire), December, p128

Estimating the Stretch. D. Moran. October, p71

Fire Attack-Ventilation Connection, The: Street Considerations. A. Avillo. August, p71

Firefighting in Big Box Stores (FDIC Preview). A. Heller. March, p127

From the Shipyard to Our Backyard. P.J. Norwood and J. McCarthy. November, p61

Happy New Procedures! M. Ciampo (On Fire). January, p160

Hey, We’re Going Above. M. Ciampo (On Fire). February, p104

Initial Search and Interior Isolation at Dwelling Fires. S. Kleinschmidt (Training Notebook). January, p18

Lightweight Apartment Building Fires: Heavyweight Realities. D. Miller. June, p49

Outside Vent Firefighters: A Critical Role. T. Jackson. March, p105

Preplanning Pays Off. M. Dugan (Fire Focus). April, p38

Private Dwelling Built on a Hillside. E. Roden (Fire Focus). March, p32

Q&A. M. Ciampo (On Fire). April, p188

Responding to Operating Room Fires. M Dugan and T. Burns (Training Notebook). March, p26

Sand and Shovels. M. Ciampo (On Fire). August, p108

Storefront Saga (On Fire). M. Ciampo. October, p116

Summer Situations. M. Ciampo (On Fire). July, p120

Tactical Considerations for Vehicle Fires in Aboveground Parking Garages. T. O’ Connell. June, p73

Tips for Cutting Metal Skin Doors. M. Ciampo. March, p93

Tips for Laying the First Line Efficiently. M. Salzano (Training Notebook). June, p16

Transitional Attack: When to Use It. S. Joerger. October, p59

 Understanding and Preparing for Structural Firefighting Phases. D. Bailey. March, p121

Vacancy/No Vacancy. M. Ciampo (On Fire). May, p152

Wind-Driven Fire Challenges Atlanta Firefighters. S. Woodworth. September, p67

Wye? M. Ciampo (On Fire). November, p96

12. Hazardous Materials

Ammonia Release: The ONE PLAN Integrated Response Strategy. G. Smith. November, p73

Dangers of Hydrogen-Based Experimental Fuels, The. R. Stilp and A. Bevelacqua. November, p53

Implementing a ToxMedic Program in Your Department. F. Haas (Fire Service EMS). April, p46

Improving safety in crude oil transportation (News in Brief). October, p46

Liquefied Natural Gas Now a Viable Alternative. P. Armstrong (Training Notebook). November, p18

NIOSH halts testing of CBRN respirators (News in Brief). February, p34

NTSB report cites Conrail in New Jersey derailment (News in Brief). October, p44

PHMSA issues safety alert for Bakken crude oil (News in Brief). March, p52

PlumeSIM Offers the Right Response to CBRN. S. Pike (Technology Today). March, p169

Preplanning Dust Explosion Hazards. M. Chibbaro. June, p77

Safer rail transport of crude oil and ethanol (News in Brief). July, p43

Tularemia potential major bioterror threat (News in Brief). April, p64

Water contamination in West Virginia raises concerns (News in Brief). April, p62

13. Incident Command/Fireground Management

10 Foundation Stones of Fireground Knowledge for Company Officers. J. Nedder (Volunteers Corner). April, p12

2014 Company Officer, The: Are You Up for the Challenge. S. Prziborowski (FDIC Preview). March, p145

American Fire Service Leadership Pandemic, The. A. Kastros. April, p129

And the Band Played On. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). March, p8

Bad Apples and Bad Barrels. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). June, p8

Big Data in the Fire Service. W. Linger. May, p93

Doing More with Less: A Sign of the Times. R. Bliven. August, p95

Expanding the Fire Department’s Service Model. S. Scarpa. February, p83

FSF releases ICS training program (News in Brief). March, p53

General Orders for the Company Officer. C. Gustafson. July, p51

Getting it Just Right: Don’t Micromanage. C. French Jr. November, p67

How to Ensure That Your Department Fulfills Its Vision. A. Heller (FDIC Preview). March, p133

How to Measure Management. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). October, p56

Kudzu Principles, The: Six Essentials to Grow Your Career. T. Jones. July, p97

Mentoring for Success. F. Viscuso. July, p83

More on the Hierarchy. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). November, p48

No-Brainer Management. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). January, p48

No-Brainer Management, Part 2. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). February, p40

No-Brainer Management, Part 3: He’s a “Handler.” A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). March, p64

No-Brainer Management, Part 4: Tell Me What You Want. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). April, p76

No-Brainer Management, Part 5: The Basic Management Model. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). May, p38

No-Brainer Management, Part 6: Behavior Management. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). June, p44

No-Brainer Management, Part 7: Organizational Alignment. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). July, p46

No-Brainer Management, Part 8: Organizational Alignment, Continued. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). August, p48

No-Brainer Management, Part 9: Creating a Positive Organizational Environment. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). September, p50

Officer Development: Leaders Teach. F. Viscuso. March, p117

Preparing for the Role of Company Officer. R. Turner. July, p69

Risk Management: It’s Not Just a Catchphrase. J. Chadwick. August, p53

Sizing Up the Fireground Leader: How Do You Measure Up? S. Mills. July, p79

Succession Planning in Volunteer and Combination Departments. G. H. Blythe (Volunteers Corner). August, p12

Surprise Problems. R. Marinucci (The Chief Problem Solver). March, p36

Twenty Miles from Home with a Briefcase. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). November, p8

Walking the Point in Incident Command, The. G. Seidel. November, p85

Who Are Your Role Models? P. Stein and E. Berardinelli.  July, p101

Women in the Fire Service: A Diverse Culture Leads to a Successful Culture. D. Hollenbach III. April, p153

“You Want Me to Do WHAT, Chief?” S. Scarpa. July, p65

14. Laws and Legislation / Codes and Standards

ASTM standard addresses fire conditions in WUI areas (News in Brief). February, p35

ASTM standard covers mounting pipe in furnace (News in Brief). July, p40

Caught on Camera. R. Marinucci (The Chief Problem Solver). August, p28

Emergency Action Plans and New York City Fire Code: A Lesson from the World Trade Center. M. Strum. April, p163

Fire chiefs endorse position papers (News in Brief). November, p43

Firefighter Tattoos and First Amendment Protection. J. Murphy and B. Murphy (Fire Service Court). April, p171

Formal interpretation issued for NFPA 1851 (News in Brief). October, p49

IRS: Employers do not have to provide health insurance for volunteer firefighters (News in Brief). March, p52

NFPA has Community Risk Reduction standard (News in Brief). December, p32

NVFC adopts position on freelancing, self-dispatching (News in Brief). December, p35

Sen. Mikulski CFSI Legislator of the Year (News in Brief). November, p41

Social Media: The Rules Are Already on the Books. J. Schorr. October, p77

Standard for exterior vents in wildfire-prone areas approved (News in Brief). October, p46

Structural Firefighting: Rapid Intervention and NFPA 1407. M. Mason (Real-World RIT). April, p54

Support for FCC rule to find wireless 911 callers (News in Brief). September, p45

Westmoreland vs. Sutherland. D. Comstock (Fire Service Court). March, p159

15. Leadership/Management

10 Foundation Stones of Fireground Knowledge for Company Officers. J. Nedder (Volunteers Corner). April, p12

2014 Company Officer, The: Are You Up for the Challenge. S. Prziborowski (FDIC Preview). March, p145

American Fire Service Leadership Pandemic, The. A. Kastros. April, p129

And the Band Played On. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). March, p8

Bad Apples and Bad Barrels. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). June, p8

Big Data in the Fire Service. W. Linger. May, p93

Caught on Camera. R. Marinucci (The Chief Problem Solver). August, p28

Courage, Bullies, and Us. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). October, p8

Doing More with Less: A Sign of the Times. R. Bliven. August, p95

Ethical Decision Making: It’s Everyone’s Job. T. Hyden. August, p91

Expanding the Fire Department’s Service Model. S. Scarpa. February, p83

Firefighter Suicide: It Can Happen Anywhere. E. Madison. December, p77

Foundation of Leadership, The. R. Burns. August, p79

General Orders for the Company Officer. C. Gustafson. July, p51

Getting it Just Right: Don’t Micromanage. C. French Jr. November, p67

Hiring and Promoting for the Metaphoric Bus. R. Sullivan. August, p83

How Politics and Ethics Can Affect Change Management. P. Antonellis Jr. June, p81

How to Ensure That Your Department Fulfills Its Vision. A. Heller (FDIC Preview). March, p133

How to Measure Management. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). October, p56

Keep Your Department’s Leadership Fire Burning. K. Parker. January, p95

Kudzu Principles, The: Six Essentials to Grow Your Career. T. Jones. July, p97

Maltese Cross, The: Virtues for Today’s Fire Service. E. Enright and K. Glosser (One-Minute Motivator). April, p175

Managing Appearance. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unlpugged”). December, p40

Mentoring for Success. F. Viscuso. July, p83

More on the Hierarchy. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). November, p48

No-Brainer Management. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). January, p48

No-Brainer Management, Part 2. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). February, p40

No-Brainer Management, Part 3: He’s a “Handler.” A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). March, p64

No-Brainer Management, Part 4: Tell Me What You Want. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). April, p76

No-Brainer Management, Part 5: The Basic Management Model. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). May, p38

No-Brainer Management, Part 6: Behavior Management. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). June, p44

No-Brainer Management, Part 7: Organizational Alignment. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). July, p46

No-Brainer Management, Part 8: Organizational Alignment, Continued. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). August, p48

No-Brainer Management, Part 9: Creating a Positive Organizational Environment. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). September, p50

Officer Development: Leaders Teach. F. Viscuso. March, p117

One Man’s Opinion a Right We Must Defend. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). May, p8

Preparing for the Role of Company Officer. R. Turner. July, p69

Resolving Conflict in the Combination Fire Department. M. Piper (Volunteers Corner). September, p14

Saving Staff Hours with SafetyPAD. S. Kennedy (Technology Today). November, p89

Sizing Up the Fireground Leader: How Do You Measure Up? S. Mills. July, p79

Speaking Well for the Fire Service. C. Schwinge. April, p159

Succession Planning in Volunteer and Combination Departments. G. H. Blythe (Volunteers Corner). August, p12

Surprise Problems. R. Marinucci (The Chief Problem Solver). March, p36

Volunteer Fire Department Consolidation in Pennsylvania. V. Mikulan (Volunteers Corner). Jul, p14

Who Are Your Role Models? P. Stein and E. Berardinelli.  July, p101

Women in the Fire Service: A Diverse Culture Leads to a Successful Culture. D. Hollenbach III. April, p153

“You Want Me to Do WHAT, Chief?” S. Scarpa. July, p65

16. Miscellaneous

Fire Engineering wins Jesse Neal editorial excellence award (News in Brief). June, p38

Respect the Uniform. M. Capoziello (Volunteers Corner). May, p14

Rhythm, The. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). July, p8

Ronny J. Coleman receives Tom Brennan Lifetime Achievement Award (News in Brief). June, p36

Susan R. Shepherd receives FDIC 2014 Service Award (News in Brief). June, p38

17. Public Education/Relations

Approach for post-disaster reunification of children (News in Brief). March, p53

Battling the Brain Drain. B. Peetz (Volunteers Corner). February, p12

Campaign aimed at curbing bulk container fire risks (News in Brief). July, p42

CDC lab director resigns (News in Brief). October, p47

Charlottesville (VA) FD catalyst for city’s technology award (News in Brief). November, p41

Coming Soon: Volunteer and Combination Dire Department Studies. M. Dallessandro (Volunteers Corner). March, p14

Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend: October 11-12, 2014 (News in Brief). December, p30

Fire Engineering wins Jesse Neal editorial excellence award (News in Brief). June, p38

Fires in Hospitals and Nursing Homes: Be Prepared for the Unexpected. D. Sheridan. February, p71

Grants for community wildfire safety projects (News in Brief). April, p64

Homeland Security’s Johnson keynotes at CFSI dinner (News in Brief). August, p40

I Knew You’d Come. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). April, p8

In Memoriam of the Deadliest Day in the Houston Fire Department. B.  Halton (Editor’s Opinion). Aug, p8

Lt. Gregory Pickard’s widow accepts Ray Downey Courage and Valor Award at FDIC (News in Brief). June, p34

Maltese Cross, The: Virtues for Today’s Fire Service. E. Enright and K. Glosser (One-Minute Motivator). April, p175

Managing Appearance. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unlpugged”). December, p40

NFPA: Cost of fire up 34 percent from 1980 (News in Brief). September, p45

NFPA: Firefighter fatalities increased in 2013 (News in Brief). September, p44

NFPA: in 2013, a fire every 25 seconds (News in Brief). November, p42

NFPA announces these for Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 5-11 (News in Brief). September, p44

NFPA National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day (News in Brief). December, p35

NFPA updates smoke alarm installation guide (News in Brief). October, p47

One Man’s Opinion a Right We Must Defend. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). May, p8

Our Problem. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). January, p8

Respect the Uniform. M. Capoziello (Volunteers Corner). May, p14

Rhythm, The. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). July, p8

Ronny J. Coleman receives Tom Brennan Lifetime Achievement Award (News in Brief). June, p36

Sen. Mikulski CFSI Legislator of the Year (News in Brief). November, p41

Social Media: The Rules Are Already on the Books. J. Schorr. October, p77

Speaking Well for the Fire Service. C. Schwinge. April, p159

Stephen Kerber named FE/ISFSI George D. Post Instructor of the Year (News in Brief). June, p36

Susan R. Shepherd receives FDIC 2014 Service Award (News in Brief). June, p38

Tradition: Wetdowns and Push-Ins. G. Corbett (Volunteers Corner). December, p12

When Heroes Fail: a Story of One Rescuer. I. Bland. December, p57

Winners named in 2014 gear giveaway (News in Brief). October, p45

Women in the Fire Service: A Diverse Culture Leads to a Successful Culture. D. Hollenbach III. April, p153

WTC Museum opens; family members voice concerns (News in Brief). August, p40

18. Rescue

All Door Side-Out Technique Revisited, The. D. Sweet (Extrication Tactics). January, p26

Bridge Crash Extrication in Florida. M. Bloomberg and J. Tuttle (Extrication Tactics). September, p42

Cutting Torch Operations. T. Kenney (FDIC Preview). March, p153

EMS Aspects of Extrication. R. Duckworth (Fire Service EMS). March, p40

Extrication for the Short-Staffed Crew. A. Heller (Extrication Tactics). July, p38

FDNY Rescue 3 Ops at Train Derailment. J. Ellson. September, p73

Fence Strainer Rescue Training. C. Greathouse. September, p91

I Knew You’d Come. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). April, p8

Large Animal Rescue: Are You Prepared? C. Davis (FDIC Preview). March, p157

Lt. Gregory Pickard’s widow accepts Ray Downey Courage and Valor Award at FDIC (News in Brief). June, p34

Mobilization Exercises: Long Island USAR Training. B. Martinez. October, p87

Nine Tire Drill, The. L. Baker (Training Notebook). August, p18

Rapid Damage Assessment for Large-Scale Emergencies. S. Newby. April, p147

Removing a Ring: a Systematic Approach. M. Gregory (The Rescue Company). September, p26

Rescue Resiliency: Training for the Mental Assault of Acute Stress. M. Brokaw (Training Notebook). December, p16

Structural Firefighting: Rapid Intervention and NFPA 1407. M. Mason (Real-World RIT). April, p54

Tipton Twister Exercise, The: Large-Scale, Multicasualty Event Tests Responders. M. Barakey and K. Shea. September, p82

Training Options for Your Drive Team. T. Helmkamp (Training Notebook). September, p18

When Heroes Fail: a Story of One Rescuer. I. Bland. December, p57

19. Safety and Health

9/11 first responders found to have higher prevalence of kidney damage (News in Brief). January, p42

Abandoned Building Policy: Five Years Later. A. Graves. June, p65

Above the Fire Floor: Hazards and Precautions. D. Stratton. March, p77

Active-Shooter Incidents: Planning Your Response. S. Hamilton. September, p55

Administrator expands list of WTC-related health conditions (News in Brief). April, p62

Anthrax remedy for first responders (News in Brief). March, p53

Attic Flashover: What’s Behind the Hidden Blast. S. Gray. March, p99

Autism and first responders video (News in Brief). October, p49

Batman Suit, The. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). February, p8

CDC lab director resigns (News in Brief). October, p47

CDC posts Ebola guidelines (News in Brief). November, p40

Dallas (TX) Fire Department responds to Ebola patient (News in Brief). December, p30

Ebola, Spanish Flu, and Us. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). December, p8

Electrical Oddities. J. Majhess Jr. (What We Learned). March, p165

Enterovirus D68 outbreak (News in Brief). November, p40

Fire/EMS at Active Shooter Incidents. D. Krebs (Fire Service EMS). August, p32

Fire Apparatus Drunk Driving. C. Daly. February, p45

Firefighter Safety and Health Week, June 15-21 (News in Brief). March, p52

Firefighter Suicide: It Can Happen Anywhere. E. Madison. December, p77

Firefighters Escape Close Call in Wind-Driven Fire. A. Hummel and R. Christensen. July, p57

FIREpower by Nautilus®. R. West (Technology Today). July, p105

Fire service, Congress studying impact of PPACA on volunteers (News in Brief). February, p35

FPRF studies safety challenges of tall wood buildings in fires (News in Brief). May, p30

Guns to Gauze: Limiting Casualties at Mass Shootings. T. Frazzano and G.M. Snyder (Fire Service EMS). May, p24

I Knew You’d Come. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). April, p8

In Memoriam of the Deadliest Day in the Houston Fire Department. B.  Halton (Editor’s Opinion). Aug, p8

IRS: Employers do not have to provide health insurance for volunteer firefighters (News in Brief). March, p52

Manage Your Air, Manage Your Survival. C. French Jr. April, p115

Nearly 70K U.S. firefighters injured in the line of duty in 2012 (News in Brief). January, p42

New organization for public safety infection control officers (News in Brief). August, p43

NVFC program focuses on behavioral health (News in Brief). August, p42

Our Problem. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). January, p8

Oxygen Cylinders Explode During “Routine” Vehicle Fire. S. Kalman. April, p167

Perceptions of PTSD and Alcoholism in One of Our Own. P. Antonellis Jr. and C. Staben-Burroughs. December, p45

PHMSA issues safety alert for Bakken crude oil (News in Brief). March, p52

Polyesthylene Wall: “Gasoline Construction” for Houses. J. Todd Soong. July, p73

Power Saw Operations: How Proficient Are You? F. Ricci and P.J. Norwood.  March, p69

Preformed Scrubber Reduces Smoke Emissions. L. Babcock (Technology Today). April, p177

Preplanning Dust Explosion Hazards. M. Chibbaro. June, p77

PTSD respiratory illness: problems of 9/11 responders (News in Brief). December, p34

Reducing Firefighter Injuries and LODDs. M. Waters. December, p83

Reducing the Incidence of Cancer Among Firefighters: Jacksonville’s Best Practices. T. Nelson. December, p63

Resource page for those who served at Ground Zero (News in Brief). October, p49

Risk Management: It’s Not Just a Catchphrase. J. Chadwick. August, p53

Safer rail transport of crude oil and ethanol (News in Brief). July, p43

Safety testing of Ebola vaccine candidates underway (News in Brief). November, p40

Self-Defense for Fire and EMS. D. Mills (Fire Service EMS). September, p34

Simulated Smoke, Real Health Effects. T.M. Jackson, K. Fent, K. Musolin, and M. Methner. December, p79

Studies link 9/11 dust exposure to sleep apnea, PTSD (News in Brief). July, p40

Tactical Checklist for Firefighter Safety. R. Klein (Training Notebook). May, p20

Train Like the Tactical Athlete You Are! P.J. Norwood and J. Newman. December, p71

U. of Arizona receives $1.4 million for safety research (News in Brief). December, p32

When Heroes Fail: a Story of One Rescuer. I. Bland. December, p57

WPI researchers examine green building fire concerns (News in Brief). May, p32

WTC Health Program marks third anniversary (News in Brief). September, p44

20. Strategy and Tactics

Actions Speak Louder Than Words. M. Ciampo (On Fire). September, 104

Active-Shooter Incidents: Planning Your Response. S. Hamilton. September, p55

All Door Side-Out Technique Revisited, The. D. Sweet (Extrication Tactics). January, p26

Attic Flashover: What’s Behind the Hidden Blast. S. Gray. March, p99

Baltimore Taxpayer Fire. M. Dugan (Fire Focus). February, p30

Bridge Crash Extrication in Florida. M. Bloomberg and J. Tuttle (Extrication Tactics). September, p42

Buffalo Dwelling Fire. M. Dugan (Fire Focus). December, p24

Can I “Ax” You a Question? M. Ciampo (On Fire). June, p100

Clearing the Air: Common Ventilation Misconceptions. K. Lewis. May, p96

Combined Fire Attack. A. Arnalich. October, p83

Common STAIRSense. T. Tulipano and M. Lopina. February, p53

Controlling the Openings: Is This the Future of Ventilation? S. Gray. October, p67

Converted Cubicles. M. Ciampo (On Fire). March, p196

Electricity in the Air. M. Ciampo (On Fire), December, p128

Estimating the Stretch. D. Moran. October, p71

Extrication for the Short-Staffed Crew. A. Heller (Extrication Tactics). July, p38

Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend: October 11-12, 2014 (News in Brief). December, p30

Fire/EMS at Active Shooter Incidents. D. Krebs (Fire Service EMS). August, p32

Fire Attack-Ventilation Connection, The: Street Considerations. A. Avillo. August, p71

Firefighters Escape Close Call in Wind-Driven Fire. A. Hummel and R. Christensen. July, p57

Firefighting in Big Box Stores (FDIC Preview). A. Heller. March, p127

From the Shipyard to Our Backyard. P.J. Norwood and J. McCarthy. November, p61

Get the Roof! M. Dugan (Fire Focus). October, p24

Happy New Procedures! M. Ciampo (On Fire). January, p160

How Elevated Homes Alter Firefighting Tactics. M. Baldanza. September, p79

Initial Search and Interior Isolation at Dwelling Fires. S. Kleinschmidt (Training Notebook). January, p18

Lightweight Apartment Building Fires: Heavyweight Realities. D. Miller. June, p49

Microturbines and the Fire Service. R. Spadafora. May, p57

Modern Wood-Frame Construction: Firefighting Problems and Tactics. S. Joerger. January, p71

One Year Later: Lessons from the Boston Marathon Bombings. J. Fleming. May, p43

Outside Vent Firefighters: A Critical Role. T. Jackson. March, p105

Polyesthylene Wall: “Gasoline Construction” for Houses. J. Todd Soong. July, p73

Preincident Planning for Agricultural Occupancies. J. Keller.  July, p85

Preplanning Dust Explosion Hazards. M. Chibbaro. June, p77

Preplanning Pays Off. M. Dugan (Fire Focus). April, p38

Private Dwelling Built on a Hillside. E. Roden (Fire Focus). March, p32

Q&A. M. Ciampo (On Fire). April, p188

Removing a Ring: a Systematic Approach. M. Gregory (The Rescue Company). September, p26

Responding to Operating Room Fires. M Dugan and T. Burns (Training Notebook). March, p26

Response to a Health Care Facility Power Outage. K. Platt (What We Learned). November, p87

Sand and Shovels. M. Ciampo (On Fire). August, p108

Simple Solutions to Responses in Flooded Basements. D. Jetter (Innovations: Homegrown). March, p167

Simplifying Hoseline Election for the First-In Officer. R. Magee (Volunteers Corner). October, p12

Standpipe Operations: Stretching and Advancing Hose. B. Gustin. May, p65

Storefront Saga (On Fire). M. Ciampo. October, p116

Stretching the Advancing the Initial Handline. A. Rowett Jr. (The Engine Company). October, p30

Summer Situations. M. Ciampo (On Fire). July, p120

Sustainable Green Design and the Fire Service: The Saw-Tooth Roof. R. Spadafora ( FDIC Preview). March, p139

Tactical Checklist for Firefighter Safety. R. Klein (Training Notebook). May, p20

Tactical Considerations for Vehicle Fires in Aboveground Parking Garages. T. O’ Connell. June, p73

Taxpayers and Strip Malls: Construction and Tactics. D. Topczynski. May, p83

Tips for Cutting Metal Skin Doors. M. Ciampo. March, p93

Transitional Attack: When to Use It. S. Joerger. October, p59

Understanding and Preparing for Structural Firefighting Phases. D. Bailey. March, p121

USFA and NVFC study volunteers’ health and safety (News in Brief). October, p46

Vacancy/No Vacancy. M. Ciampo (On Fire). May, p152

Vacant Brooklyn Factory Fire. M. Dugan (Fire Focus). November, p24

Wind-Driven Fire Challenges Atlanta Firefighters. S. Woodworth. September, p67

Wye? M. Ciampo (On Fire). November, p96

21. Training

All Door Side-Out Technique Revisited, The. D. Sweet (Extrication Tactics). January, p26

Apparatus Purchasing: a Series of Choices, Compromises, and Trade-Offs. W. Peters (Apparatus Supplement). June, p4

Are You Ground Ladder Savvy? Part 1. D. Stratton (Urban Firefighter). October, p32

Are You Ground Ladder Savvy? Part 2. D. Stratton (Urban Firefighter). November, p30

Batman Suit, The. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). February, p8

Big Data in the Fire Service. W. Linger. May, p93

BullEx Attack, The. R. O’Donnell (Technology Today). February, p93

“Can You Read Me?” Standard Radio Signatures and Terms. G. Hughes. May, p79

Clearing the Air: Common Ventilation Misconceptions. K. Lewis. May, p96

Command and Accident with MVA Boards (Technology Today). J. Pugh. May, p144

Cutting Torch Operations. T. Kenney (FDIC Preview). March, p153

Driver-Engineers Debate: This One or That One? M. Rossi. February, p61

Emergency Power Units. D. Peluso. February, p89

Engineer’s Bag of Tricks, The. M. Rossi (Training Notebook). February, p20

FDIC 2014: Exhibits Exceed Expectations (Apparatus Supplement). Jun, p30

FIREpower by Nautilus®. R. West (Technology Today). July, p105

Formal interpretation issued for NFPA 1851 (News in Brief). October, p49

Freeze Protection of Piping. J. Certuse (Technology Today). August, p99

Leveraging Building Intelligence for an Initial Response and Beyond. J. Murphy. January, p83      

Manage Your Air, Manage Your Survival. C. French Jr. April, p115

Monitor Your Air Supply with FARS. J. Rush III (Technology Today). September, p95

NFPA wins FEMA grant for online vehicle training (News in Brief). November, p43

NIOSH halts testing of CBRN respirators (News in Brief). February, p34

PlumeSIM Offers the Right Response to CBRN. S. Pike (Technology Today). March, p169

Power Saw Operations: How Proficient Are You? F. Ricci and P.J. Norwood.  March, p69

Preformed Scrubber Reduces Smoke Emissions. L. Babcock (Technology Today). April, p177

Removing a Ring: a Systematic Approach. M. Gregory (The Rescue Company). September, p26

Safe Aerial Operations. S. Rutledge. February, p79

Satellite designed to spot fires while still small (News in Brief). January, p40

Saving Staff Hours with SafetyPAD. S. Kennedy (Technology Today). November, p89

Simple Solutions to Responses in Flooded Basements. D. Jetter (Innovations: Homegrown). March, p167

Simplifying Hoseline Election for the First-In Officer. R. Magee (Volunteers Corner). October, p12

Simulated Smoke, Real Health Effects. T.M. Jackson, K. Fent, K. Musolin, and M. Methner. December, p79

Single and Double Diamond Door Chocks. A. Crawford (Technology Today). December, p120

Standpipe Operations: Preparation. B. Gustin. April, p91

Standpipe Operations: Stretching and Advancing Hose. B. Gustin. May, p65

Steel Glazing Systems Protect from Fires and Evacuations. J. Embury. January, p105

Stretching the Advancing the Initial Handline. A. Rowett Jr. (The Engine Company). October, p30

Testing Pressure-Reducing Valves. B. Gustin. January, p51

Those Who Work the Hardest Break the Most Tools. J. Goodlet. January, p103

Tips for Cutting Metal Skin Doors. M. Ciampo. March, p93

Tips for Laying the First Line Efficiently. M. Salzano (Training Notebook). June, p16

Tradition: Wetdowns and Push-Ins. G. Corbett (Volunteers Corner). December, p12

Training EMTs for “Real-Life” Responses. M. McLelland  (Technology Today). June, p91

Using Social Network Analysis to Explore Emergency Services Networks. R. Wodicka and S. Trull (Volunteers Corner). January, p14

Winners named in 2014 gear giveaway (News in Brief). October, p45

22. Training

Accreditation organizations join DHS S&T compliance assessment program (News in Brief). January, p42

Actions Speak Louder Than Words. M. Ciampo (On Fire). September, 104

Baltimore Taxpayer Fire. M. Dugan (Fire Focus). February, p30

Battling the Brain Drain. B. Peetz (Volunteers Corner). February, p12

Can I “Ax” You a Question? M. Ciampo (On Fire). June, p100

Challenges for Today’s National Fire Academy. R. Neale. October, p92

Constructing and Implementing the Complete Training Program. S. Kraut (Training Notebook). April, p30

Converted Cubicles. M. Ciampo (On Fire). March, p196

Creating Dynamic, Real-World Multicompany Training Drills. C. Jelinek. April, p81

Don’t Throw the Baby Out with the Bathwater. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). September, p8

Effective Teaching Strategies. S. Wilkinson (Volunteers Corner).  June, p12

Electrical Oddities. J. Majhess Jr. (What We Learned). March, p165

Electricity in the Air. M. Ciampo (On Fire), December, p128

Fence Strainer Rescue Training. C. Greathouse. September, p91

Fire Protection Engineers in the Fire Service. T. Platt. January, p99

Five Steps to a Successful Annual Training Plan. J. Knapp (Training Notebook). October, p16

Free Neural-Based Learning for Fire Fighters video (News in Brief).September, p44

FSF releases ICS training program (News in Brief). March, p53

Get the Roof! M. Dugan (Fire Focus). October, p24

Happy New Procedures! M. Ciampo (On Fire). January, p160

Ethical Decision Making: It’s Everyone’s Job. T. Hyden. August, p91

Mobilization Exercises: Long Island USAR Training. B. Martinez. October, p87

NAFTD releases Rules of Engagement for safe training (News in Brief). October, p46

Nine Tire Drill, The. L. Baker (Training Notebook). August, p18

NFPA wins FEMA grant for online vehicle training (News in Brief). November, p43

NIOSH introduces new Web page (News in Brief). November, p43

NWCG offers WUI Wildfire Mitigation Desk Reference Guide (News in Brief). November, p42

Preincident Planning for Agricultural Occupancies. J. Keller.  July, p85

Preplanning Pays Off. M. Dugan (Fire Focus). April, p38

Private Dwelling Built on a Hillside. E. Roden (Fire Focus). March, p32

Q&A. M. Ciampo (On Fire). April, p188

Rescue Resiliency: Training for the Mental Assault of Acute Stress. M. Brokaw (Training Notebook). December, p16

Responding to Operating Room Fires. M Dugan and T. Burns (Training Notebook). March, p26

Response to a Health Care Facility Power Outage. K. Platt (What We Learned). November, p87

Risk Management: It’s Not Just a Catchphrase. J. Chadwick. August, p53

Sand and Shovels. M. Ciampo (On Fire). August, p108

Simulation-Based Training for Successful Operations. R. Burton. May, p99

Simulated Smoke, Real Health Effects. T.M. Jackson, K. Fent, K. Musolin, and M. Methner. December, p79

Speaking Well for the Fire Service. C. Schwinge. April, p159

Stephen Kerber named FE/ISFSI George D. Post Instructor of the Year (News in Brief). June, p36

Storefront Saga (On Fire). M. Ciampo. October, p116

Successful Training Depends on Practice and Trust. M. vonAppen. April, p139

Summer Situations. M. Ciampo (On Fire). July, p120

TEAM Training for Volunteers. P. Armstrong (Volunteers Corner). November, p14

Three Vs of Preincident Intelligence, The. E. Bachman. November, p81

Tipton Twister Exercise, The: Large-Scale, Multicasualty Event Tests Responders. M. Barakey and K. Shea. September, p82

Training: We Can’t Do Our Job Without It. K. Wilson. April, p123

Training Basics and Essentials for the Fire Service. J. Scott Thompson. April, p107

Training Options for Your Drive Team. T. Helmkamp (Training Notebook). September, p18

Train Like the Tactical Athlete You Are! P.J. Norwood and J. Newman. December, p71

Vacancy/No Vacancy. M. Ciampo (On Fire). May, p152

Vacant Brooklyn Factory Fire. M. Dugan (Fire Focus). November, p24

Winter Roof Collapses. G. Corbett (The Professor).  July, p103

Wye? M. Ciampo (On Fire). November, p96