Flames from a fire in Latham, New York

Off-Duty Firefighters Rescue Woman from Latham (NY) Structure Fire

Two off-duty firefighters rescued a 92-year-old woman from a raging structure fire last week in the hamlet of Latham, New York.
Damaged Albany firefighter helmet

Albany (NY) Firefighters Forced to Bail Out in Two-Alarm Fire

Two Albany (NY) firefighters were compelled to bail out to escape deteriorating conditions during a two-alarm fire last week, according to a report.
Fire pours from a window as firefighters are poised outside the structure with hoselines

Photos: Crews Face Water Supply Issues at Albany (NY) House Fire

Firefighters operating at a house fire earlier this week in Albany, New York, had to contend with a broken water main, according to Sidewinder Photography.
John Buckheit and Mike Perrone on forcible an inward-opening metal door

Training Minutes: Inward-Opening Metal Door

John Buckheit and Mike Perrone demonstrate forcible entry techniques a lone firefighter can use to defeat the locks on tight inward-opening metal doors.
Podium wood-frame private dwellings are raised with the use of reinforced concrete from four to ten feet into the air.

Combustible Construction: Podium Wood-Frame Private Dwellings

Salvatore Ancona reviews issues firefighters may encounter when dealing with fires in podium wood-frame private dwellings.
Fire apparatus at scene of vehicle fire incident with hazmat in Augusta, Georgia

Helping the Helpers: Behavioral Wellness Grants

What can be done to help firefighters who are suffering from PTSD and other mental and behavioral health issues? Mandy George offers some ideas.
Firefighters examining a standpipe system during training at FDIC

Firefighting Fridays: Everything Standpipe Operations

In this Firefighting Fridays discussion, Jeff Shupe and the team weigh in on standpipe operations.
Chicago firefighters operate on the roof at a still and box alarm on September 4, 2021

Are You Grant Limited?

Most firefighters know of FEMA funding grants like the AFG, but there are always funding amount limitations. There are other options, says David Hesselmeyer.
Fallen Wilmington (DE) firefighters and the Mayday

Mayday Monday: Air Management and the Mayday

Lessons learned from the 2016 arson fire that killed Wilmington (DE) Fire Department Lieutenant Christopher Leach, Firefighter Jerry Fickes, and Firefighter Ardythe Hope.

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