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Firefighters with hoseline in a stairwell

Firefighting Fridays: Hoses, Nozzles, and Attack Packages

Jeff Shupe and the team from Strategic Fire take a closer look at some of the fundamental tools of engine company work.
A.J. Rowett, Todd Edwards, and Joe Ficarelli

Podcast: Generation Engine: Clyde Gordon

Hosts Todd Edwards, Joe Ficarelli, and Anthony Rowett speak with guest District Chief Clyde Gordon of the Houston (TX) Fire Department.
Firefighting Fridays with Strategic Fire

Firefighting Fridays: Engine Company Strategy and Tactics

Jeff Shupe and members of Strategic Fire Training discuss the differences between strategy and tactics, incident command, and more.
Flames shoot from the window of a building

Firefighting Basics: Aggressive Cooling and Preflashover Conditions

Mark van der Feyst looks at some elements to watch for in terms of flashover and aggressive cooling methods.
Firefighting Fridays with Jeff Shupe

Firefighting Fridays: Engine Tactics Do’s and Don’ts

Jeff Shupe and company review the mission of the engine company, the eight points of engine company work, and more.
A.J. Rowett, Todd Edwards, and Joe Ficarelli

Podcast: Generation Engine

Hosts Todd Edwards, Joe Ficarelli, and Anthony Rowett talk with guests Tammy Goff, Karen Lavarnway, and Brittanie Sutton.
Fire venting from a window

Firefighting Basics: Transitional Fire Attack

Mark van der Feyst takes a look at the theory and practice of transitional attack.
Mike Ciampo on ropes and knots

Hose, Hooks, and Rope

Hose, hooks, and utility rope—often used separately—have tactical value when used together, says Mike Ciampo.
Ray McCormack

In-Line Nozzle Placement

When laying out your attack line, the nozzle length should be placed in line with the home’s entry door, writes Ray McCormack.
A.J. Rowett, Todd Edwards, and Joe Ficarelli

Podcast: Generation Engine: Chris Coons

Todd Edwards, Joe Ficarelli, and Anthony Rowett speak with Chris Coons, chief of the Johns Creek (GA) Fire Department.