Firefighting

2016 Fire Engineering Subjects Index

1.  Apparatus / Maintenance

Apparatus Inspection and Maintenance: Everyone’s Responsibility. W. Peters. February, p.39

Cab Size, Strength, and Seat Belt Use. W. Peters (Apparatus Supplement). June, p.4

Engineer’s Overlooked Duties, The. J. Quinalty. February, p.68

Innovations in First Responder Seating Systems. S. Toren. October, p.94

Refurbishment Considerations. W. Peters (Apparatus Supplement). June, p.14

Resource Management for High-Capacity Water Shuttles. J. Keller and W. Brown. February, p.47

Rural Water Supply: the Vacuum Water Tanker, the Better Way. J. Estep. February, p.79

“The Greatest Show on Earth” (Less Elephants). W. Peters (Apparatus Supplement). June, p.28

Today’s Truck Company Driver: More Than an Apparatus Maneuverer. G. Sellers. February, p.63

2.  Budget and Finance

Congress and fiscal year 2017 DHS funding (News in Brief). September, p.32

National Institute of Mental Health funds three grants (News in Brief). December, p.30

Senate Judiciary Committee passes PSOB reform legislation (News in Brief). October, p.48

Volunteer fire service saves New Yorkers $3 billion plus (News in Brief). April, p.47

3. Building Construction

Avoid Tactical Breakdown: Respect Lightweight Construction. A. Avillo (Fire Issues in Wood Construction). January, p.55

AWC: ICC approves Tall Wood Ad Hoc Committee (News in Brief). April, p.49

Cross-Laminated Timber Structures. G. Havel (Fire Issues in Wood Construction). January, p.48

Cycling Back to Where We Began. J. Murphy (Fire Issues in Wood Construction). January, p.44

Fires in Gothic-Style Churches. F. Leeb. April, p.131

Flat-Roof Fires in Three- to Six-Story Apartment Buildings. J. MacDonald. March, p.85

Get to Know Key Buildings While You Train. E. Geis (Volunteers Corner). May, p.14

Hidden Fires in Void Spaces. M. Dugan (Fire Focus). July, p.20

Massive Fire Destroys New Jersey Lightweight Wood-Frame Apartment Building. T. Jacobson, P. Chevalier, and T. Quinton Sr. (Fire Issues in Wood Construction). January, p.40

Picking Apart Toothpick Towers. G. Corbett (The Professor). April, p.42

Redefining Hybrid Construction. B. Crimmins. January, p.97

Wood War II. G. Corbett (Fire Issues in Wood Construction). January, p.49

4. Communications

Care and Feeding of the Emergency Operations Center, The. D. Donohue. May, p.75

Coalition seeks to remove implementation impediments to NG911 (News in Brief). October, p.50

Training guidelines proposed for 911 telecommunicators (News in Brief). April, p.47

Twitter, Funerals, and Loyalty. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). January, p.8

5. Disaster Management

Anatomy of a Kansas Department’s Hostile Event Response Plan. S. Finazzo. June, p.39

DHS establishes Countering Violent Extremism Task Force (News in Brief). April, p.44

Economics of Natural Disasters, The: Mitigating the Impact. D. Parker. September, p.75

FDNY’s Earthquake Exercise at Guardian Centers of Georgia. M. Barakey and K. Shea. September, p.42

Fire Probabilistic Risk Assessment of Nuclear Reactors. H. Shalabi. January, p.81

Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program, The. S. Hermann (Training Notebook). November, p.14

Hostile Act Responses: Effective Command of the Warm Zone. K. Stiles, et al. (fireEMS). June, p.24

National Mitigation Investment Act introduced in House (News in Brief). September, p.32

Terrorism in 2016. S. Hamilton (FDIC Preview). March, p.123

Tornado Challenges Small Department. K. Habermehl. September, p.65

VA-TF2 Deploys to South Carolina in Aftermath of Hurricane Joaquin. M. Barakey. September, p.41

6. Emergency Medical Services

Advocates laud EMS worker contributions (News in Brief). August, p.40

ALS Smoke Inhalation: Do Cyanide Antidote Protocols Need to be Expanded? S. Grady (fireEMS). August, p.34

Bill authorizes EMS Commemorative Work (News in Brief). May, p.41

“Called to Care” theme of EMS campaign (News in Brief). May, p.41

Comparing Manual and Mechanical Chest Compressions. C. Pignataro (Fire Service EMS). January, p.24

Defibrillators not always available when needed (News in Brief). December, p.30

EMS CPR: compressions with pauses “bit better” (News in Brief). January, p.32

EMS Responder Becomes a Patient. G. Dreyer. December, p.47

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: What the Fire Service Needs to Know. J. Brown and K. Osmonson (fireEMS). November, p.22

Firefighter Behavioral Health: First Aid for Us. D. Castleman (fireEMS). July, p.24

Hostile Act Responses: Effective Command of the Warm Zone. K. Stiles, et al. (fireEMS). June, p.24

House passes Veteran Emergency Medical Technical Support Act (News in Brief). August, p.40

How Busy Is Busy? J. Powers (fireEMS). May, p.34

Impact of ICD-10 on EMS Documentation, The. J. Lester (Fire Service EMS). February, p.26

Infectious disease safety training for first responders (News in Brief). August, p.40

Initiative will teach bystanders how to control bleeding (News in Brief). March, p.58

Mass-Casualty MVA. M. Barakey. April, p.149

Motor Vehicle Response Checklist for First Responders. C. Aberbach. April, p.127

Narcan®: It’s Not Just for ALS Anymore. F. Califano (fireEMS). September, p.24

NFPA certification for health care professionals (News in Brief). July, p.30

NHTSA hosts data summit (News in Brief). October, p.51

Orthopedic Sports Injuries in Children and Young Adults. K. Owens (fireEMS). March, p.46

Quality Assurance at the Officer Level. C. McCaslin (fireEMS). April, p.38

REMM redesigns Web site (News in Brief). January, p.32

REMM updates Web site for health care providers (News in Brief). November, p.26

Scene Safety: Violence Against Firefighters. A. Dean (fireEMS). October, p.40

Software tracks exposures to potential health threats (News in Brief). July, p.30

When Tragedy Hits Home: One Family’s Ordeal. W. Reynolds and T. Reynolds (fireEMS). December, p.24

WHO: Zika virus poses global health threat (News in Brief). April, p.48

7. Fire Incident Reports

Caught on Film: the St. Norbert Fire. D. Rubin. February, p.73

Cycling Back to Where We Began. J. Murphy (Fire Issues in Wood Construction). January, p.44

Making Tactical Decisions for Personal and Crew Safety. P.J. Norwood (What We Learned). February, p.81

Massive Fire Destroys New Jersey Lightweight Wood-Frame Apartment Building. T. Jacobson, P. Chevalier, and T. Quinton Sr. (Fire Issues in Wood Construction). January, p.40

My Mayday: Lesson Learned Boosts Chance for Survival. R. McGovern. April, p.101

NIST: “Actions can change outcomes” (News in Brief). January, p.33

Outside/In Fires: Two Incidents, Two Outcomes. J. Berry. June, p.65

Rope Rescue/Rappelling Training Deaths: Five Lessons. C. Feder. April, p.91

Stan Wilson’s Last Call. S. Grant. April, p.81

8. Fire Investigation

Caught on Film: the St. Norbert Fire. D. Rubin. February, p.73

Geometry of Fire Investigation: Interpreting Fire Patterns. D. Leihbacher. January, p.73

9. Fire Prevention

Air Force Academy joins in Firewise (News in Brief). October, p.51

Bringing Fire Prevention to Foreign-Born Populations. B. White (Fire Prevention Bureau). January, p.99

Crude Oil Unit Train (COUT) Plan, The. E. Bachman. November, p.53

Fire Alarm Response: What’s the Real Problem? D. Kerrigan. January, p.94

Health care facilities comply with 2012 ed. Of NFPA 101, NFPA 99 (News in Brief). July, p.31

National Fire Protection Association adopts position papers (News in Brief). December, p.31

NFPA updates evacuation planning guide (News in Brief). September, p.32

Picking Apart Toothpick Towers. G. Corbett (The Professor). April, p.42

Report on fire resistance of exposed wood available (News in Brief). January, p.33

Special Needs Fire Prevention and Response Awareness. C. Nelson. March, p.151

Using the Military Planning Model as a Guide. J. Knapp. November, p.41

Youth Firesetting and Intellectual Disabilities. K. Osmonson, D. Porth, and J. Brown. September, p.81

10. Fire Protection

Air Force Academy joins in Firewise (News in Brief). October, p.51

Avoid Tactical Breakdown: Respect Lightweight Construction. A. Avillo (Fire Issues in Wood Construction). January, p.55

AWC: ICC approves Tall Wood Ad Hoc Committee (News in Brief). April, p.49

Creating a Relationship with Your Water System. R. Wodicka (Volunteers Corner). August, p.14

Cross-Laminated Timber Structures. G. Havel (Fire Issues in Wood Construction). January, p.48

Crude Oil Unit Train (COUT) Plan, The. E. Bachman. November, p.53

Cycling Back to Where We Began. J. Murphy (Fire Issues in Wood Construction). January, p.44

Fire Alarm Response: What’s the Real Problem? D. Kerrigan. January, p.94

Health care facilities comply with 2012 ed. Of NFPA 101, NFPA 99 (News in Brief). July, p.31

Jack Rabbit Tests, The: Catastrophic Releases of Compressed Liquefied Gases. G. Noll and A. Byrnes. November, p.61

National Fire Protection Association adopts position papers (News in Brief). December, p.31

Massive Fire Destroys New Jersey Lightweight Wood-Frame Apartment Building. T. Jacobson, P. Chevalier, and T. Quinton Sr. (Fire Issues in Wood Construction). January, p.40

Minnesota Court of Appeals overturns sprinkler requirement (News in Brief). January, p.32

NFPA updates evacuation planning guide (News in Brief). September, p.32

Picking Apart Toothpick Towers. G. Corbett (The Professor). April, p.42

Report on fire resistance of exposed wood available (News in Brief). January, p.33

Using the Military Planning Model as a Guide. J. Knapp. November, p.41

11. Firefighting Basics

Aggressive and Practical Search: It’s Still About the Victim. J. Miller and F. Ricci. March, p.77

Appliances Increase Versatility of Large Diameter Hose. B. Gustin. May, p.49

Applying Science to Tactics: One Year Later. S. Thompson. May, p.59

Be Ready for the “Big One.” J. Pronesti. February, p.57

Big Drops of Water. M. Ciampo (On Fire). September, p.96

Blackout. M. Ciampo (On Fire). August, p.96

Cattle Cars. M. Ciampo (On Fire). July, p.88

Comparing Apples to Apples: Gps vs. Jps. N. Ledin (The Engine Company). May, p.38

Conducting a Common Hallway Rope-Assisted Search. J. Pearcy (Training Notebook). September, p.14 

Creating a Relationship with Your Water System. R. Wodicka (Volunteers Corner). August, p.14

Engineer’s Overlooked Duties, The. J. Quinalty. February, p.68

Flat-Roof Fires in Three- to Six-Story Apartment Buildings. J. MacDonald. March, p.85

Friday the 13th. M. Ciampo (On Fire). January, p.108

Geared Up and Ready to Go (On Fire). M. Ciampo. November, p.84

It’s Just a Vacant. M. Ciampo (On Fire). February, p.92

Letter “I”, The. M. Ciampo (On Fire). March, p.180

Modern House Fires: Effects of Research on Strategy and Tactics. J. Knapp and W. Quinn. October, p.59

Outside/In Fires: Two Incidents, Two Outcomes. J. Berry. June, p.65

Recreational Challenges. M. Ciampo (On Fire). October, p.108

Responding to Escalator Fires and Emergencies. F. Leeb. September, p.51

Secondary Will Be Delayed. M. Ciampo (On Fire). June, p.80

Spring Fever. M. Ciampo (On Fire). May, p.124

Stalled Elevator Operations. M. Dragonetti. July, p.53

Storage Unit Fires: Hazards Unknkown. J. Berry. October, p.86

Storefront Door Challenges at Taxpayer Fires. D. Troxell (The Truck Company). March, p.52

Surprise Packages. M. Ciampo (On Fire). December, p.104

Systematic Views of the 2½-Inch Handline in Fire Attack. J. Rothmeier (Training Notebook). October, p.22

Ten Seconds of Water. J. McGovern (Training Notebook). August, p.20

Today’s Truck Company Driver: More Than an Apparatus Maneuverer. G. Sellers. February, p.63

Training the Troops. M. Ciampo (On Fire). April, p.160

Transporting Portable Ladders with the Tower Ladder Bucket. M. Ciampo. March, p.71

Tunnel Firefighting Operations. M. Vogt. April, p.135

Working with the DL Blitz Load. D. Lofy (Training Notebook). January, p.18

12. Hazardous Materials

Butane Hash Oil Manufacturing: It’s a Fire Service Problem, Too. S. Klein (FDIC Preview). March, p.133

Crude Oil Unit Train (COUT) Plan, The. E. Bachman. November, p.53

Establishing a Solar Panel Training Program. J. Camarota (Training Notebook). February, p.20

Fire Probabilistic Risk Assessment of Nuclear Reactors. H. Shalabi. January, p.81

DOT stresses need for safety updates on railroads (News in Brief). November, p.26

Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program, The. S. Hermann (Training Notebook). November, p.14

Jack Rabbit Tests, The: Catastrophic Releases of Compressed Liquefied Gases. G. Noll and A. Byrnes. November, p.61

Making the Hazmat Refresher Fun. G. Young (Training Notebook). July, p.16

Radiation: A Primer for Emergency Responders. R. Shelton. November, p.69

Refrigerants: Protecting the Environment and Ensuring Fire Safety (News in Brief). May, p.40

Responding to Solar Fire Incidents. J. Camarota. July, p.73

Rule aims to reduce risks for rail passengers (News in Brief). October, p.51

Understanding the Photoionization Detector. B. Crimmins. November, p.76

Using the Military Planning Model as a Guide. J. Knapp. November, p.41

13. Incident Command/Fireground Management

360° Performance Evaluation Tool, The. C. Haigh. July, p.45

Aggressive Command and Tactics. A. Kastros. April, p.61

Another Day at the Office #2. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). November, p.32

An Unusual Classroom with Unusual Classmates (Bruno “Unplugged”). February, p.34

Art of Planning, The. C. Haigh. August, p.67

Behavior is Truth. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). June, p.8

Building Officers’ Thinking Skills. J. Newcombe. August, p.61

Building Leaders of the Future. J. Murphy. August, p.77

Change Management: Recommendations for Prechange Success. P. Antonellis Jr. August, p.49

Culture That Kills: “We Always Did It This Way!” C. Sargent. August, p.81

Developing Tactical Decision Games. B. Ward. July, p.69

Doing the Job with Limited Resources in Small Departments. T. Parker (Volunteers Corner). July, p.14

Driving the Change: a Pivotal Opportunity for the U.S. Fire Service (FDIC Preview). B. Walker. March, p.153

Fire and Emergency Services Culture, The: Can It Be Changed? B. Brauer. August, p.55

Focus on the Mission for Team Development. F. Viscuso. August, p.86

For Officers, Failure is Not an Option. C. Pepler. July, p.62

Going to School Forever. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). July, p.34

Grievance Culture, Command, and Understanding. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). March, p.8

Land of Misfit Toys, The. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). January, p.36

Learning Leadership by Observing. D. Casey (FDIC Preview). March, p.141

Loyal Insubordination. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). April, p.56

Notes on Punishment. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). May, p.44

Operational Flexibility: Should We Always Follow “The Rules”? C. Bailey and M. Gagliano. October, p.91

Quality Assurance at the Officer Level. C. McCaslin (fireEMS). April, p.38

Recovery 101. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). September, p.36

Recovery 102. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). October, p.56

“Refreshing” Ethics in the Fire Service. P. Bryan. August, p.73

Sensible 101. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”) December, p.38

Stuck in School. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). June, p.36

Tactical Pause, The. S. Stumbaugh. July, p.57

Tips for Newly Appointed Company Officers. B. Gustin. July, p.39

Who Moved My Chair? A. Brunacini (“Bruno” Unplugged”). August, p.46

Who Works for Whom? A. Brunacini (“Bruno” Unplugged”). March, p.66

14. Laws and Legislation / Codes and Standards

Bill authorizes EMS Commemorative Work (News in Brief). May, p.41

Firefighter Cancer Registry Act introduced in House (News in Brief). May, p.40

Firefighter Rights to Free Speech and Association. D. Comstock Jr. (Fire Service Court). April, p.139

Health care facilities comply with 2012 ed. Of NFPA 101, NFPA 99 (News in Brief). July, p.31

Minnesota Court of Appeals overturns sprinkler requirement (News in Brief). January, p.32

NFPA certification for health care professionals (News in Brief). July, p.30

Virtues and Codes. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). July, p.8

Zadroga 9/11 Act and fire programs funded by Appropriations Act (News in Brief). March, p.60

15. Leadership/Management

360° Performance Evaluation Tool, The. C. Haigh. July, p.45

Aggressive Command and Tactics. A. Kastros. April, p.61

Another Day at the Office #2. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). November, p.32

An Unusual Classroom with Unusual Classmates (Bruno “Unplugged”). February, p.34

Art of Planning, The. C. Haigh. August, p.67

Building Leaders of the Future. J. Murphy. August, p.77

Building Officers’ Thinking Skills. J. Newcombe. August, p.61

Change Management: Recommendations for Prechange Success. P. Antonellis Jr. August, p.49

Changing the Shape of the Fire Service Hierarchy. J. Moran. January, p.87

Culture That Kills: “We Always Did It This Way!” C. Sargent. August, p.81

Developing Tactical Decision Games. B. Ward. July, p.69

Doing the Job with Limited Resources in Small Departments. T. Parker (Volunteers Corner). July, p.14

Driving the Change: a Pivotal Opportunity for the U.S. Fire Service (FDIC Preview). B. Walker. March, p.153

Ego, Honor, and Dueling. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). May, p.8

Elections, Problems, Challenges, and Opportunities. R. Marinucci (The Chief Problem Solver). August, p.30

FDSOA recipient of CFSI-NFFF award (News in Brief). May, p.40

Fire and Emergency Services Culture, The: Can It Be Changed? B. Brauer. August, p.55

Focus on the Mission for Team Development. F. Viscuso. August, p.86

For Officers, Failure is Not an Option. C. Pepler. July, p.62

Going to School Forever. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). July, p.34

Grievance Culture, Command, and Understanding. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). March, p.8

Honor Ante Omnia, No One Left Behind. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). April, p.8

How Busy Is Busy? J. Powers (fireEMS). May, p.34

Notes on Punishment. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). May, p.44

Land of Misfit Toys, The. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). January, p.36

Learning Leadership by Observing. D. Casey (FDIC Preview). March, p141

Loyal Insubordination. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). April, p.56

People, Politics, and Problems. R. Marinucci (The Chief Problem Solver). April, p.36

Preparation: Key to Success for Volunteers. R. Ray (Volunteers Corner). September, p.12

Professional Volunteer Fire Department, The. T. Merrill (Volunteers Corner). June, p.14

Quality Assurance at the Officer Level. C. McCaslin (fireEMS). April, p.38

Recovery 101. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). September, p.36

Recovery 102. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). October, p.56

 “Refreshing” Ethics in the Fire Service. P. Bryan. August, p.73

Sensible 101. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”) December, p.38

Stuck in School. A. Brunacini (Bruno “Unplugged”). June, p.36

Tips for Newly Appointed Company Officers. B. Gustin. July, p.39

Virtues and Codes. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). July, p.8

Who Moved My Chair? A. Brunacini (“Bruno” Unplugged”). August, p.46

Who Works for Whom? A. Brunacini (“Bruno” Unplugged”). March, p.66

Work with Your Elected Officials for Greater Success. J. Mathis, J. Cermak, and B. Mathis (Volunteers Corner). January, p.14

Yogi, Edison, Topsy, and Tesla. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). August, p.8

16. Miscellaneous

Editors, The. R. Maloney. November, p.38

Ego, Honor, and Dueling. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). May, p.8

Excellence, Volunteers, and the Limestone VFD. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). February, p.8

First responder news from the DHS S&T (News in Brief). October, p.48

From National Fireman’s Journal to Fire Engineering. R. Maloney. November, p.38

Honor Ante Omnia, No One Left Behind. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). April, p.8

How Demographics Have Changed the Volunteer Fire Service. T. Pillsworth (Volunteers Corner). February, p12

NFPA releases “U.S. Fire Department Profile” through 2014 (News in Brief). May, p.41

Professional Volunteer Fire Department, The. T. Merrill (Volunteers Corner). June, p.14

Recruiting and Retaining Members. B. Berry (Volunteers Corner). April, p.14

Reviving Your Volunteer Program. S. Blue (Volunteers Corner). March, p.14

Your FDIC International 2016 “Backstage Pass.” January, p.60

17. Public Education/Relations

Bobby Halton: “Honor Before All: We leave no one behind” (News in Brief). June, p.30

Bringing Fire Prevention to Foreign-Born Populations. B. White (Fire Prevention Bureau). January, p.99

“Called to Care” theme of EMS campaign (News in Brief). May, p.41

Celebrating 140 Years of Supporting the World’s Noblest Profession. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). November, p.8

Changing the Shape of the Fire Service Hierarchy. J. Moran. January, p.87

Chaplains: Those Silent Heroes. R. Lasky. March, p.105

Derek Alkonis: Accountability Starts with Me (News in Brief). June, p.31

Economics of Natural Disasters, The: Mitigating the Impact. D. Parker. September, p.75

Elections, Problems, Challenges, and Opportunities. R. Marinucci (The Chief Problem Solver). August, p.30

Excellence, Volunteers, and the Limestone VFD. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). February, p.8

Fallen firefighters honored at National Memorial Weekend (News in Brief). January, p.32

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: What the Fire Service Needs to Know. J. Brown and K. Osmonson (fireEMS). November, p.22

Fire Alarm Response: What’s the Real Problem? D. Kerrigan. January, p.94

Fire Engineering at 140: Still “Devoted to the Interests of the Firemen of the Country.” G. Corbett. Nov, p.36

How Demographics Have Changed the Volunteer Fire Service. T. Pillsworth (Volunteers Corner). February, p12

Initiative will teach bystanders how to control bleeding (News in Brief). March, p.58

In the Highest Traditions of the Fire Service. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). September, p.8

Jason Rivera: 2016 Ray Downey Courage and Valor Award (News in Brief). June, p.30

Jerry Tracy: Tom Brennan Lifetime Achievement Award (News in Brief). June, p.30

Milwaukee, 1894: Nine Firemen Killed. While Working on Roof, Something Gave Way…. G. Corbett. December, p.44

NIST: “Actions can change outcomes” (News in Brief). January, p.33

NVFC “Make Me a Firefighter” recruit public campaign opens (News in Brief). February, p. 30

NVFC participates in White House summit on WUI fires (News in Brief). August, p.40

People, Politics, and Problems. R. Marinucci (The Chief Problem Solver). April, p.36

Peter van Dorpe: FE/ISFSI George D. Post Instructor of the Year (News in Brief). June, p.30

Professional Volunteer Fire Department, The. T. Merrill (Volunteers Corner). June, p.14

Recruiting and Retaining Members. B. Berry (Volunteers Corner). April, p.14

Reviving Your Volunteer Program. S. Blue (Volunteers Corner). March, p.14

Rule aims to reduce risks for rail passengers (News in Brief). October, p.51

Special Needs Fire Prevention and Response Awareness. C. Nelson. March, p.151

Steve Pegram: Everyone Can Be a Hero (News in Brief). June, p.31

Twitter, Funerals, and Loyalty. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). January, p.8

Volunteer fire service saves New Yorkers $3 billion plus (News in Brief). April, p.47

Work with Your Elected Officials for Greater Success. J. Mathis, J. Cermak, and B. Mathis (Volunteers Corner). January, p.14

Youth Firesetting and Intellectual Disabilities. K. Osmonson, D. Porth, and J. Brown. September, p.81

18. Rescue

Active Shooter Response: Rescue in the Warm Zone. J. Pulvermacher. April, p.117

Aggressive and Practical Search: It’s Still About the Victim. J. Miller and F. Ricci. March, p.77

Choosing the Best Length of Rope for Rescue. J. Rifflard. September, p.59

Commercial CNG Vehicles: A Whole New Danger for Responders. S. Smith. July, p.65

Economics of Natural Disasters, The: Mitigating the Impact. D. Parker. September, p.75

FDNY’s Earthquake Exercise at Guardian Centers of Georgia. M. Barakey and K. Shea. September, p.42

Hotel Canfield Fire, The: Remarkable Life Net Rescues. M. Kuk. October, p.80

In the Highest Traditions of the Fire Service. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). September, p.8

Mass-Casualty MVA. M. Barakey. April, p.149

Maximizing Your Tool Cache. T. Kenney (The Rescue Company). September, p.28

Motor Vehicle Response Checklist for First Responders. C. Aberbach. April, p.127

Rapid Intervention Teams: Saving Their Own. A. Hopkins (Real-World RIT). January, p.30

Responding to Escalator Fires and Emergencies. F. Leeb. September, p.51

Rope Rescue/Rappelling Training Deaths: Five Lessons. C. Feder. April, p.91

Seeing Beyond the Wall: Using a Search Camera. J. Rifflard. March, p.99

Stalled Elevator Operations. M. Dragonetti. July, p.53

Survival Options for the Down Firefighter. J. Sergi. March, p.93

Surviving a Mayday. C. Schutte (FDIC Preview). March, p.113

Think F.A.S.T.: Firefighter Advanced Survival Techniques. M. Rossi, G. May, and R. Ramirez (Training Notebook). March, p.20

Tornado Challenges Small Department. K. Habermehl. September, p.65

VA-TF2 Deploys to South Carolina in Aftermath of Hurricane Joaquin. M. Barakey. September, p.41

Vent-Enter-Search: a Life-Saving Maneuver in Nevada. C. Lamping and M. Tompkins. March, p.155

19. Safety and Health

Active Shooter Response: Rescue in the Warm Zone. J. Pulvermacher. April, p.117

Added WTC-related health conditions (News in Brief). October, p.51

ALS Smoke Inhalation: Do Cyanide Antidote Protocols Need to be Expanded? S. Grady (fireEMS). August, p.34

Anatomy of a Kansas Department’s Hostile Event Response Plan. S. Finazzo. June, p.39

ASIS and NFPA launch active shooter initiative (News in Brief). February, p.31

Athletic Trainers: A New Hope for Firefighter Recovery. D. Kilpatrick. December, p.71

Behavioral Health Training for Fire Rescue Personnel. B. Steinkopf, V. Klinoff, V. Van Hasselt, et al. December, p.59

“Broken Windows.” C. Niebling. March, p.111

CCPS introduces safety professional designation (News in Brief). August, p.40

Chaplains: Those Silent Heroes. R. Lasky. March, p.105

Checky, Marcus, and Albuquerque. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). October, p.8

Commercial CNG Vehicles: A Whole New Danger for Responders. S. Smith. July, p.65

CT fire department program aimed at lowering cancer risks (News in Brief). February, p.30

Defibrillators not always available when needed (News in Brief). December, p.30

EMS Responder Becomes a Patient. G. Dreyer. December, p.47

Evolution of YOUR Firefighter Near-Miss Program, An. J. Russ. July, p.71

FASNY establishes health committee (News in Brief). March, p.58

Fire Departments observe Safety Stand Down Week (News in Brief).

Firefighter Behavioral Health: First Aid for Us. D. Castleman (fireEMS). July, p.24

Firefighter cancer among topics at NVFC spring meeting (News in Brief). August, p.40

Firefighter Cancer Registry Act introduced in House (News in Brief). May, p.40

Firefighter Mental Health: The Job is Killing Us. J. Hurd. December, p.51

Getting a Loved One Started in Recovery: Invitational Intervention. J. Swarthout (FDIC Preview). March, p.147

Hostile Act Responses: Effective Command of the Warm Zone. K. Stiles, et al. (fireEMS). June, p.24

How Effective is Your Safety Committee? R. Gallik. June, p.57

How Should Firefighters Exercise? D. Feairheller and J. Hill (Volunteers Corner). December, p.14

Improving Your Fireground Performance: Firefighter Functional Fitness. D. Kerrigan and J. Moss. December, p.68

Infectious disease safety training for first responders (News in Brief). August, p.40

Is Your Spine/SCBA Functioning Properly? J. Ponder (Training Notebook). December, p.20

My Mayday: Lesson Learned Boosts Chance for Survival. R. McGovern. April, p.101

National Institute of Mental Health funds three grants (News in Brief). December, p.30

NFFF releases Cancer Alliance report (News in Brief). September, p.32

NFPA: 68 on-duty firefighter deaths in 2015 (News in Brief). October, p.48

NVFC participates in conference on firefighter heart health (News in Brief). March, p.58

O2X Human Performance Program for Tactical Athletes. A. La Reau, C. Coffey, and B. Ballinger (Technology Today). September, p.85

PERMA members learn about PTSD (News in Brief). July, p.30

Post Traumatic Growth (Editor’s Opinion). December, p.8

PPE: How Clean Is Clean? New Research Aims to Find Out (News in Brief). April, p.46

Rapid Intervention for Volunteer and Other Nonurban Fire Departments. J. Nedder (Volunteers Corner). October, p.14

Rapid Intervention Teams: Saving Their Own. A. Hopkins (Real-World RIT). January, p.30

Refrigerants: Protecting the Environment and Ensuring Fire Safety (News in Brief). May, p.40

Respiratory Physiology, Ergonomics, and Your SCBA. P. Davis. June, p.61

Responding to Solar Fire Incidents. J. Camarota. July, p.73

RIT for Volunteer/Nonurban Departments: Skills Needed. J. Nedder (Volunteers Corner). November, p.12

Rope Rescue/Rappelling Training Deaths: Five Lessons. C. Feder. April, p.91

Rule aims to reduce risks for rail passengers (News in Brief). October, p.51

Scene Safety: Violence Against Firefighters. A. Dean (fireEMS). October, p.40

Smoke Toxin Lessons Learned: Cancer and Respiratory Distress. T. Andrews. June, p.47

Sobriety program linked to decreased mortality (News in Brief). April, p.44

Software tracks exposures to potential health threats (News in Brief). July, p.30

Stan Wilson’s Last Call. S. Grant. April, p.81

Storage Unit Fires: Hazards Unknkown. J. Berry. October, p.86

Strategies for Preventing Suicides in the Fire Service. D. Ali. December, p.55

Survival Options for the Down Firefighter. J. Sergi. March, p.93

Surviving a Mayday. C. Schutte (FDIC Preview). March, p.113

Tactical Changes That Can Save Firefighters’ Lives. N. Salameh. May, p.71

Terrorism in 2016. S. Hamilton (FDIC Preview). March, p.123

Think F.A.S.T.: Firefighter Advanced Survival Techniques. M. Rossi, G. May, and R. Ramirez (Training Notebook). March, p.20

Training Safety Officer Program, The: A Risk-Reduction Strategy. R. Kline (Training Notebook). June, p.18

When Tragedy Hits Home: One Family’s Ordeal. W. Reynolds and T. Reynolds (fireEMS). December, p.24

WHO: Zika virus poses global health threat (News in Brief). April, p.48

Vent-Enter-Search: a Life-Saving Maneuver in Nevada. C. Lamping and M. Tompkins. March, p.155

Zadroga 9/11 Act and fire programs funded by Appropriations Act (News in Brief). March, p.60

20. Strategy and Tactics

Active Shooter Response: Rescue in the Warm Zone. J. Pulvermacher. April, p.117

Aggressive and Practical Search: It’s Still About the Victim. J. Miller and F. Ricci. March, p.77

Aggressive Command and Tactics. A. Kastros. April, p.61

Anatomy of a Kansas Department’s Hostile Event Response Plan. S. Finazzo. June, p.39

Appliances Increase Versatility of Large Diameter Hose. B. Gustin. May, p.49

Applying Science to Tactics: One Year Later. S. Thompson. May, p.59

ASIS and NFPA launch active shooter initiative (News in Brief). February, p.31

Be Ready for the “Big One.” J. Pronesti. February, p.57

Behavior is Truth. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). June, p.8

Big Drops of Water. M. Ciampo (On Fire). September, p.96

Blackout. M. Ciampo (On Fire). August, p.96

Butane Hash Oil Manufacturing: It’s a Fire Service Problem, Too. S. Klein (FDIC Preview). March, p.133

Cattle Cars. M. Ciampo (On Fire). July, p.88

Commercial CNG Vehicles: A Whole New Danger for Responders. S. Smith. July, p.65

Conducting a Common Hallway Rope-Assisted Search. J. Pearcy (Training Notebook). September, p.14

Developing Tactical Decision Games. B. Ward. July, p.69

Drones and the Fire Service. J. Larson. October, p.74

Fires in Gothic-Style Churches. F. Leeb. April, p.131

Flat-Roof Fires in Three- to Six-Story Apartment Buildings. J. MacDonald. March, p.85

Friday the 13th. M. Ciampo (On Fire). January, p.108

Geared Up and Ready to Go (On Fire). M. Ciampo. November, p.84

Hidden Fires in Void Spaces. M. Dugan (Fire Focus). July, p.20

Hotel Canfield Fire, The: Remarkable Life Net Rescues. M. Kuk. October, p.80

Indy Warehouse Fire. M. Dugan (Fire Focus). March, p.42

It’s Just a Vacant. M. Ciampo (On Fire). February, p.92

Letter “I”, The. M. Ciampo (On Fire). March, p.180

Making Tactical Decisions for Personal and Crew Safety. P.J. Norwood (What We Learned). February, p.81

Mass-Casualty MVA. M. Barakey. April, p.149

Mobile Home Fires. B. Gustin (Fire Focus). April, p.26

Modern House Fires: Effects of Research on Strategy and Tactics. J. Knapp and W. Quinn. October, p.59

Motor Vehicle Response Checklist for First Responders. C. Aberbach. April, p.127

Operational Flexibility: Should We Always Follow “The Rules”? C. Bailey and M. Gagliano. October, p.91

Outside-In Fires: Effective Response. M. Cotter. October, p.67

Outside/In Fires: Two Incidents, Two Outcomes. J. Berry. June, p.65

Radiation: A Primer for Emergency Responders. R. Shelton. November, p.69

Rapid Intervention for Volunteer and Other Nonurban Fire Departments. J. Nedder (Volunteers Corner). October, p.14

Recreational Challenges. M. Ciampo (On Fire). October, p.108

Responding to Escalator Fires and Emergencies. F. Leeb. September, p.51

Responding to Secure Facilities. D. Carman. May, p.63

Responding to Solar Fire Incidents. J. Camarota. July, p.73

RIT for Volunteer/Nonurban Departments: Skills Needed. J. Nedder (Volunteers Corner). November, p.12

Secondary Will Be Delayed. M. Ciampo (On Fire). June, p.80

Spring Fever. M. Ciampo (On Fire). May, p.124

Stalled Elevator Operations. M. Dragonetti. July, p.53

Storage Unit Fires: Hazards Unknkown. J. Berry. October, p.86

Storefront Door Challenges at Taxpayer Fires. D. Troxell (The Truck Company). March, p.52

Suburban Fire Tactics: Developing Functional SOGs. J. Silvernail. April, p.109

Surprise Packages. M. Ciampo (On Fire). December, p.104

Survival Options for the Down Firefighter. J. Sergi. March, p.93

Surviving a Mayday. C. Schutte (FDIC Preview). March, p.113

Systematic Views of the 2½-Inch Handline in Fire Attack. J. Rothmeier (Training Notebook). October, p.22

Tactical 360° Walk-Around, The. K. Lewis (Training Notebook). April, p.18

Tactical Changes That Can Save Firefighters’ Lives. N. Salameh. May, p.71

Tactical Pause, The. S. Stumbaugh. July, p.57

Terrorism in 2016. S. Hamilton (FDIC Preview). March, p.123

Think F.A.S.T.: Firefighter Advanced Survival Techniques. M. Rossi, G. May, and R. Ramirez (Training Notebook). March, p.20

Training the Troops. M. Ciampo (On Fire). April, p.160

Transporting Portable Ladders with the Tower Ladder Bucket. M. Ciampo. March, p.71

Tunnel Firefighting Operations. M. Vogt. April, p.135

Vent-Enter-Search: a Life-Saving Maneuver in Nevada. C. Lamping and M. Tompkins. March, p.155

Working with the DL Blitz Load. D. Lofy (Training Notebook). January, p.18

Yogi, Edison, Topsy, and Tesla. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). August, p.8

21. Training

Apparatus Inspection and Maintenance: Everyone’s Responsibility. W. Peters. February, p.39

Appliances Increase Versatility of Large Diameter Hose. B. Gustin. May, p.49

Cab Size, Strength, and Seat Belt Use. W. Peters (Apparatus Supplement). June, p.4

Choosing the Best Length of Rope for Rescue. J. Rifflard. September, p.59

Comparing Apples to Apples: Gps vs. Jps. N. Ledin (The Engine Company). May, p.38

Comparing Manual and Mechanical Chest Compressions. C. Pignataro (Fire Service EMS). January, p24

Creating a Relationship with Your Water System. R. Wodicka (Volunteers Corner). August, p.14

Drones and the Fire Service. M. Dugan (Fire Focus). May, p.28

Drones and the Fire Service. J. Larson. October, p.74

Engineer’s Overlooked Duties, The. J. Quinalty. February, p.68

FireBozz® Rapid-Deploy Water Cannon, The. R. Szasz (Technology Today). May, p.82

Hotel Canfield Fire, The: Remarkable Life Net Rescues. M. Kuk. October, p.80

Innovations in First Responder Seating Systems. S. Toren. October, p.94

Max Fire Box, The. S. Bloemker (Technology Today). February, p.84

Maximizing Your Tool Cache. T. Kenney (The Rescue Company). September, p.28

Modern Marvels: Firefighter Training and Technology. B. Kazmierzak (Training Notebook). May, p.22

NVFC participates in White House summit on WUI fires (News in Brief). August, p.40

PBI Lightweight Gold System, The. B. Shiels (Technology Today). January, p.101

PPE: How Clean Is Clean? New Research Aims to Find Out (News in Brief). April, p.46

Refurbishment Considerations. W. Peters (Apparatus Supplement). June, p.14

Resource Management for High-Capacity Water Shuttles. J. Keller and W. Brown. February, p.47

Respiratory Physiology, Ergonomics, and Your SCBA. P. Davis. June, p.61

Rural Water Supply: the Vacuum Water Tanker, the Better Way. J. Estep. February, p.79

Seeing Beyond the Wall: Using a Search Camera. J. Rifflard. March, p.99

Software tracks exposures to potential health threats (News in Brief). July, p.30

Systematic Views of the 2½-Inch Handline in Fire Attack. J. Rothmeier (Training Notebook). October, p.22

Ten Seconds of Water. J. McGovern (Training Notebook). August, p.20

“The Greatest Show on Earth” (Less Elephants). W. Peters (Apparatus Supplement). June, p.28

Today’s Truck Company Driver: More Than an Apparatus Maneuverer. G. Sellers. February, p.63

Transporting Portable Ladders with the Tower Ladder Bucket. M. Ciampo. March, p.71

Understanding the Photoionization Detector. B. Crimmins. November, p.76

Working with the DL Blitz Load. D. Lofy (Training Notebook). January, p.18

22. Training

Behavioral Health Training for Fire Rescue Personnel. B. Steinkopf, V. Klinoff, V. Van Hasselt, et al. December, p.59

Be Ready for the “Big One.” J. Pronesti. February, p.57

Big Drops of Water. M. Ciampo (On Fire). September, p.96

Blackout. M. Ciampo (On Fire). August, p.96

Bobby Halton: “Honor Before All: We leave no one behind” (News in Brief). June, p.30

Building Officers’ Thinking Skills. J. Newcombe. August, p.61

Butane Hash Oil Manufacturing: It’s a Fire Service Problem, Too. S. Klein (FDIC Preview). March, p.133

Cattle Cars. M. Ciampo (On Fire). July, p.88

Caught on Film: the St. Norbert Fire. D. Rubin. February, p.73

Celebrating 140 Years of Supporting the World’s Noblest Profession. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). November, p.8

Checky, Marcus, and Albuquerque. B. Halton (Editor’s Opinion). October, p.8

Conducting a Common Hallway Rope-Assisted Search. J. Pearcy (Training Notebook). September, p.14

Derek Alkonis: Accountability Starts with Me (News in Brief). June, p.31

Detroit Private Dwelling Fire. M. Dugan and D. Rhodes (Fire Focus). October, p.34

DHS establishes Countering Violent Extrremism Task Force (News in Brief). April, p.44

Drones and the Fire Service. M. Dugan (Fire Focus). May, p.28

Drones and the Fire Service. J. Larson. October, p.74

Effective Practical Skill Training: What’s Needed? C. Smith. May, p.79

Establishing a Solar Panel Training Program. J. Camarota (Training Notebook). February, p.20

FDNY’s Earthquake Exercise at Guardian Centers of Georgia. M. Barakey and K. Shea. September, p.42

Fire Engineering at 140: Still “Devoted to the Interests of the Firemen of the Country.” G. Corbett. Nov, p.36

Firefighter Training Programs: Do the Skill or Do the Drill. R. Finger Jr. April, p.71

Friday the 13th. M. Ciampo (On Fire). January, p.108

Geared Up and Ready to Go (On Fire). M. Ciampo. November, p.84

Get to Know Key Buildings While You Train. E. Geis (Volunteers Corner). May, p.14

Hidden Fires in Void Spaces. M. Dugan (Fire Focus). July, p.20

Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program, The. S. Hermann (Training Notebook). November, p.14

Indy Warehouse Fire. M. Dugan (Fire Focus). March, p.42

ISFSI launches new certification program at Fall Instructor Development Conference. (News in Brief). December, p.31

It’s Just a Vacant. M. Ciampo (On Fire). February, p.92

Jack Rabbit Tests, The: Catastrophic Releases of Compressed Liquefied Gases. G. Noll and A. Byrnes. November, p.61

Jason Rivera: 2016 Ray Downey Courage and Valor Award (News in Brief). June, p.30

Jerry Tracy: Tom Brennan Lifetime Achievement Award (News in Brief). June, p.30

Letter “I”, The. M. Ciampo (On Fire). March, p.180

Making the Hazmat Refresher Fun. G. Young (Training Notebook). July, p.16

Max Fire Box, The. S. Bloemker (Technology Today). February, p.84

Milwaukee, 1894: Nine Firemen Killed. While Working on Roof, Something Gave Way…. G. Corbett. December, p.44

Mobile Home Fires. B. Gustin (Fire Focus). April, p.26

Modern Marvels: Firefighter Training and Technology. B. Kazmierzak (Training Notebook). May, p.22

NVFC participates in White House summit on WUI fires (News in Brief). August, p.40

Peter van Dorpe: FE/ISFSI George D. Post Instructor of the Year (News in Brief). June, p.30

Preparation: Key to Success for Volunteers. R. Ray (Volunteers Corner). September, p.12

Radiation: A Primer for Emergency Responders. R. Shelton. November, p.69

Recreational Challenges. M. Ciampo (On Fire). October, p.108

Redefining Hybrid Construction. B. Crimmins. January, p.97

Regional Multicompany Hands-On Training. D. Smith. April, p.105

Secondary Will Be Delayed. M. Ciampo (On Fire). June, p.80

Spring Fever. M. Ciampo (On Fire). May, p.124

Steve Pegram: Everyone Can Be a Hero (News in Brief). June, p.31

Storefront Door Challenges at Taxpayer Fires. D. Troxell (The Truck Company). March, p.52

Surprise Packages. M. Ciampo (On Fire). December, p.104

13 earn ISFSI training officer credential designation (News in Brief). September, p.32

Training guidelines proposed for 911 telecommunicators (News in Brief). April, p.47

Training Safety Officer Program, The: A Risk-Reduction Strategy. R. Kline (Training Notebook). June, p.18

Training the Troops. M. Ciampo (On Fire). April, p.160

Tunnel Firefighting Operations. M. Vogt. April, p.135

Your FDIC International 2016 “Backstage Pass.” January, p.60