This past weekend marks the 81st anniversary of Great New England Hurricane of 1938. See more in our archives.
On June 26, 1964, minutes after the Marshalls Creek (PA) Volunteer Fire Department arrived on scene at a truck fire, the vehicle suddenly exploded, killing thee members of the department, destroying three apparatus, and creating a large crater.
What is this old term used back in the late 1800s to describe certain firefighters? Read Howard J. Hill's to find out.
Although World War II was over, the optimism of the postwar period became more uneasy as the fire service contemplated the possiblility of a World War III.
A group of U.S. fire service and law enforcement bagpipers and drummers will be headed to Europe at the end of this month (May 2019) to play in memorial tribute ceremonies in and around U.S. World War II cemeteries. The tour will include sites in Brussels, Bastogne, Luxembourg, and then Normandy, commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day.
The differences between the 1967 Fire Department Instructors Conference and the today's 2019 FDIC International reflect the great changes in the fire service itself.
Tom Warren addresses some common questions firefighters may have encountered when civilians ask them about their work.
B. Aaron Johnson uses the case of historic 19th-century fire service figure James Braidwood to show how today’s fire departments can benefit from his research data and leadership.
Tom Warren looks at how fire service traditions connect the modern-day firefighters to the roots and spirit of the profession.