Appearances can be deceiving. Nick Papa shares lessons learned from a 2016 structure fire.
The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) released a training bulletin dealing with recognizing the dynamic fire phenomenon known as backdraft.
Being aggressive means more than being first in, writes Duane Daggers. It also includes an understanding of the fireground and your role as a firefighter.
The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) recently released a brief article dealing with the fire behavior phenomenon known as flashover.
Investigating the flow rate and distribution of water needed to prevent flashover in residential fire scenarios.
Expanding on previous research to understand the impact of coordinated suppression and ventilation during a commercial strip mall fire.
Ongoing fire dynamics research is challenging long-held firefighting tenets. Daniel Sheridan compares what he was taught as a new firefighter in 1986 in light of fire dynamics research regarding ventilation and water application.
NIST tests could lead to stronger building codes, improved design tools.
A sudden change in flow paths can be deadly for firefighters on the line. Grab a training bulletin on such scenarios from Bill Gustin.
This experimental series included second-story bedroom fires (14 experiments) and first-floor kitchen fires (6 experiments).