A lieutenant and 20-year veteran of FDNY, Andrew A. Fredericks was a member of Squad 18. He was an editorial advisory board member of Fire Engineering for eight years and was on the advisory board of FDIC. He developed the Fire Engineering “Bread and Butter” Operations videos Advancing the Initial Attack Handline (1997), Stretching the Initial Attack Handline (1998), and Methods of Structure Fire Attack (1999). He taught H.O.T. classes at FDIC and was a keynote speaker at the FDIC in 1999. He was a New York State-certified fire instructor at the Rockland County Fire Training Center and an adjunct instructor at the New York State Academy of Fire Science. He also taught at the University of Illinois Fire Service Institute. He was killed at the World Trade Center on 9/11.