In Case You Missed It: December 2014 Fire Engineering Features

Every month, in addition to the in-depth pieces you find in Fire Engineering‘s print magazine, we strive to bring you important training articles from some of the top instructors in the U.S. fire service. December was no exception, with Web-only features from Frank Ricci, P.J. Norwood, Danny Sheridan, Forest Reeder, and “Construction Concerns” bulletins from Greg Havel.

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How Well Do You Know Your Meters?      

How Well Do You Know Your Meters? Part 1

Kevin Yoos reviews two recent events that may make you think twice about a simple carbon monoxide alarm.

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Construction Concerns: Hollow Core Precast Concrete Plank

In his new Construction Concerns, Gregory Havel looks indepth at the combustibility and uses of this common construction component. 

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Draft curtain tactics      

Draft Curtain Tactics

Frank Ricci, Justin McCarthy, Jason Rivera, and P.J. Norwood examine the use of smoke curtains in Germany and considers how U.S. fire departments could employ these tools for controlling the door and flow path.

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Exterior Attack: When to Use It

Read about one department’s experience using exterior attack at an attached garage fire.

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Aerial operations      

Drills: Aerial Ops

This week’s group of drills from Forest Reeder focuses on aerial operations and master streams.

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Master Planning and the Planning Continuum

Mark Wallace examines the compilation of a department’s operational plans, known as its master plan.

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Humpday Hangout: Extrication      

Humpday Hangout: Extrication

Hosts Bobby Halton and Erich Roden talk to a panel of extrication experts–Aaron Heller, Isaac Frazier, and Dave Dalrymple–about the discipline.

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Maintaining a Second Means of Egress

Daniel P. Sheridan says, take that extra time in your size-up and ensure that you have a way out, a way off the roof, or a general means of egress depending on the situation.

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Truck company drills      

Drills: Truck Work

Download an assortment of training drills from Forest Reeder pertaining to truck company functions.

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Are You an Asset or a Liability?

Downplaying the importance of your health or merely assuming that you are fit to do the work amounts to a display of selfishness and recklessness that should not be tolerated, writes Dan Kerrigan.

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Humpday Hangout: HROs      

Humpday Hangout: Organizational Behavior

Guest hosts Mike Dugan and Bill Carey talk to the Dane Carley, Craig Nelson, and Jeff Wallin about higher reliability organizations.

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Paul Combs: Holiday Cartoon      

The Perfect Fit


What does your legacy mean to you? Paul Combs has a holiday cartoon created with a first-time collaborator.
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Training the Technical Rescuer

There’s a big difference between “instructing” and “teaching”; this is something on which students pick up quickly, writes Mike Donahue.

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Water Supply: The Great Debate

Dealing with limited water supply situations is tough; we are trying to box with one hand tied behind our backs, writes Brian Zaitz.

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Smoke Curtains, Ventilation, and High-Rise Firefighting      

Smoke Curtains, Ventilation, and High-Rise Firefighting

Fire Engineering Editor in Chief Bobby Halton and FireRescue Editor in Chief Erich Roden talk to Frank Ricci, P.J. Norwood, and Justin McCarthy. Sponsored by Fire-Dex.

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What Would You Do? Nursing Home Fire

This fire occurs in an older nursing home. Check out a new simulation from Skip Coleman.

 

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