There needs to be a place in our organizations for people who aren’t firefighters, and it needs to be an equal place, not a second-class citizenship, argues Joseph Maruca.
In this podcast, Chris Mc Loone of Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment talks to Fleet Manger (Ret.) Chris Koop, a 35-year veteran of Miami-Dade (FL) Fire Rescue and assistant secretary of the Emergency Vehicle Technician Certification Commission, about fire apparatus maintenance.
When an emergency strikes a mobile food vehicle, things can go bad quickly. John Thomas discusses the role that fire departments ought to play when it comes to incidents involving these vehicles.
Check out a recent training video from Miami-Dade (FL) Fire Rescue, in which Training Captain Eddie Alarcon discusses the different methods of forcible entry on basic impact glass.
In this Training Minutes video, Jim Crawford, assistant chief of the Pittsburgh (PA) Bureau of Fire, demonstrates swapping out the regulator and connecting to the universal air connection (UAC) on a downed firefighter.
Danny Sheridan weighs in on factors firefighters must contend with when fighting fires in high-rise fireproof multiple dwellings.
Jerry Knapp examines how a quick planning meeting and understanding of leaders' roles during a large-scale hazmat incident resulted in a successful outcome.
In this episode, hosts O.J. Kolodziej and Michael Torres talk rooftop operations with William Knight and Clay Magee.
In this Holmatro Quick Cuts video, Steve White and company demonstrate proper tip positioning in spreader operations when attacking the hinges during vehicle rescue.
In this episode, talk fire, leadership, and various other topics with Ron Kanterman and Tom Aurnhammer.