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Podcast: Main Street Firefighting: Aaron Fields

Hosts Chris Tobin and Lex Shady explore Aaron Fields's perspective and experiences in buildings as it pertains to legacy construction.
Battalion Chief Danny Sheridan and Chris Naum

Podcast: First-Due Battalion Chief

Host Danny Sheridan and Chris Naum discuss their walking tour of New York City building construction and how these insights translate to the fireground.
Pasco WA building collapse

Workers Escape as Building Collapses at WA Construction Site

Pasco rescue crews responded to a building collapse at the construction site of a new processing plant for Reser's Fine Foods.

Main Street Memo: Overhaul

This firefighter training bulletin reviews tips on overhaul in Main Street buildings, focusing on void spaces and hidden fire spread.
Chris Naum of buildings on fire

Podcast: BuildingsonFire: Taking It to the Streets: Type III Construction, Part 4

Christopher Naum is joined by a special guest for the final part of his examination of "brick 'n joist" Type III construction.
High-Rise Buildings: Understanding the Vertical Challenges

Webinar: High-Rise Buildings: Understanding the Vertical Challenge

Join an upcoming discussion with Glenn Corbett, Jack J. Murphy, and Jerry Tracy about the challenges of firefighting in high-rise buildings.
Fatal Taiwan structure fire

Officials Seek Cause of Taiwan Building Fire That Killed 46

Taiwanese officials set up an independent commission to investigate the conditions at a run-down building where a fire killed 46 people.
Main Street Firefighting

Podcast: Main Street Firefighting: Greg Redmond

Hosts Chris Tobin and Lex Shady talk with Captain Greg Redmond with the St. Louis Fire Department.
Will Thalheimer on multi-family conversions

Single-Family to Multifamily Home Conversions: The Hidden Monsters

William Thalheimer on the potential hidden dangers in fires at structures that have been converted from single- to multi-occupancy.
Main Street Memo on cocklofts

Main Street Memo: Cocklofts

This firefighter training bulletin on building construction one may encounter in your typical "downtown" response area looks at cocklofts.