Check out some recent posts from our featured contributors, including Jason Hoevelmann of Engine House Training reflecting on the seeming lack of “brotherhood” in the fire service. More at www.fireengineering.com/blogs.
Engine work is not rocket science…? Jarrod Sergi discusses the need to change this mindset and reinforce the fundamentals of engine work.
Although often stemming from the battlefield experience, post-traumatic stress disorder can also affect members exposed to traumatic events on the job, Mark Lamplugh writes.
Every department has its problems, and yet these very problems challenge us to surmount them. Benjamin Martin on developing resilience.
Is there a lack of “brotherhood” in the fire service? Does the “new generation” just not get it? Jason Hoevelmann isn’t having any of it.
Nick Salameh offers thoughts from the perspective of a retired fire captain.
Thomas Redden offers some thoughts for Millennials coming into the fire service.
John Buttrick offers a look at some of the tools his company carries for through-the-lock forcible entry.
Mark Cotter offers his thoughts on recent UL studies, in this case looking at the full-scale experiments.
Firefighters are completing suicide at an alarming rates. Michael Lanning offers his story and discusses how the stigma associated with mental illness can prevent members from seeking help.
Christopher Baker looks at the dedication of members working at the Carr Fire in California.
Many times it’s what you can’t see that will kill you. Read legal tips from John K. Murphy on documentation for workman’s comp claims.
Matt Beakas offers a reflection for volunteers.
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