2007 Fire Engineering Authors Index

Alder, M. and Fratus, M. Impact of Department Culture on Fireground Safety, The. June, p83.
Antonellis Jr., P. J. Bereavement Leave: The Benefits of a Written Policy. Mar, p153; Coping with the Challenges of Forced Retirement. Aug, p91.
Arnold, B. Who Wants To Go Home? (Speaking of Safety). Apr, p247.
Aurnhammer, T. W. Creating a Tradition of Safety. July, p111.
Avillo, A. Live-Produce Store Fire Poses Unique Problems. Jan, p59. Fireground Strategies: Fighting Shaft Fires. Dec, p47.

Bachman, E. G. Can You Expand Your Resources When Funding Is Dwindling? Mar, p157; Prepare to Ensure a Sufficient Water Supply. Apr, p231; Preplanning Facility Emergency Plans. Jan, p91.
Ballanthyne, B. Are You Prepared to Handle an Enthanol Disaster? (Technology Today) Nov, p133
Barakey, M. J. Large-Area Search: Lessons Found in a “Big Box”. (Training Notebook). July, p22.
Bigrigg, B. Preparing for the Unexpected. Suicide Attempt Sparks Gas-Fueled Fire. May, p89.
Birt, C. Make the Firehouse Your Home. (Roll Call) Aug, p32.
Bond, C. Public Safety Relationships. Dec, p95.
Boyd, J. Using Hands-Free Thermal Imaging Cameras. May, p95.
Bricault, M. Residential Rescue Sequence, The. Apr, p221; High-Target Areas for the Residential Primary Search. Oct, p105.
Brooks, M. Wow, It’s Hot in Here!. (Training Notebook) Sept, p20.
Brown, B. Troop Leader’s Checklist, The: Adapting Military Methods to Hands-on Training. July, p77.
Brunacini, A. Conditions-Action-Outcome. (Rules of Engagement) May, p198; Fireground Intelligence. (Rules of Engagement) Feb, p138; “Information into Intelligence” Routine, Part 1, The. (Rules of Engagement) Mar, p214; “Information into Intelligence” Routine, Part 2, The. (Rules of Engagement) Apr, p270; Where It All Comes Together. (Rules of Engagement) Jan, p222; Match Standard Actions with Standard Conditions for a Standard Outcome. (Rules of Engagement) June, p150; Ben Franklin Dance, The. (Rules of Engagement) July, p158; Using Standard Tactical Intelligence as the Basis for Effective Decision Making. (Rules of Engagement) Aug, p150; Command Position. (Rules of Engagement) Sept, p148; Word, The. (Rules of Engagement) Oct, p172; Find the Fire Before it Finds You. (Rules of Engagement); Nov, p144; Tactics Coloring Book. (Rules of Engagement) Dec, p176.
Buchanan, E. Can There Be Leadership Without Followership? Aug, p105; Mentoring Upside Down. (Roll Call) Sept, p32.
Byrne, D. Fire Is the Real Terrorist. (Fire Commentary) Sept, p129.
Byrne, P. W. Recruiting and Retaining the Millennials. (Volunteers Corner) Feb, p14.

Calderwood, P. E. Passive Fire Protection Increases Student Fire Safety. Jan, p87.
Casner, J. Operating Safely on Roadways and Limited-Access Highways. Feb, p93.
Chan, A. Cameras Aid in Wildland Fire Protection. (Technology Today) June, p136.
Chang, H. EMS: A Comparison Between Taiwan and the United States. Nov, p113.
Chase, S. Making A More Compact Hotel Pack. Feb, p119.
Cheatham, F. Electrical Hazards: Is Your Department Prepared? June, p115.
Chow, W. K. and Fiona S. C. Tsui. Designing Performance- Based Sprinkler Systems: East vs. West. Jan, p107.
Christin, P. Fireground Accountability Using Mobile GIS. (Technology Today) Apr, p252.
Chronister, T. Mandating Emergency Access to Gated Communities. (Technology Today) Mar, p172.
Ciampo, M. N. One Tough Door. Mar, p97.
Clark, S. Rapid Intervention: Separating Fact from “Friction”. (Real-World RIT). May, p44.
Cohen, L. Personal Safety System and Harness Offer Firefighters a Safe Exit. (Technology Today) May, p182.
Cohilas, A.; Hood, J.; Lowe, B. Vehicle Accident with Entrapment: Call a Physician to the Scene! June, p127.
Collins, L. Anatomy of a Challenging Deep Shaft Rescue. Sept, p55; “Suicide in Progress”: Responding to Collapse Emergencies Complicated by Water Hazards. Dec, p61.
Response Strategies. Sept, p105.
Comeau, E. Marketing Campus Fire Safety. Oct, p117.
Comstock, D. Jr. Safety and Liability: “Kill All the Lawyers” or Kill All the Lawsuits? Speaking of Safety) June, p131.
Connor, D. Rollover Alert System. (Technology Today) Feb, p125.
Corbett, G. (The Professor) Oct, p137; The Professor. Dec, p160.
Cotner, J. It’s Time To Get Serious About the Way We Drive. (Fire Commentary) Feb, p123; Our Department Has Class A Foam; Now What? July, p121.
Crosby, F. The Real Meaning of Brotherhood. July, p107.

Dallessandro, M. P. Today’s Recruits, Tomorrow’s Leaders. (Volunteers Corner) Sept, p16. Apparatus Defensive Driving. (Volunteers Corner). Dec, p12.
Dalrymple, D. From Around the Globe: 2006. (Extrication Tactics) Feb, p26; Side Airbag Tank Explosion Complicates Extrication of Victim. (Extrication Tactics) Apr, p66.
Daly, C. Avoiding Tire-Related Vehicle Crashes. Feb, p51; Pickup Truck Tunneling. (Extrication Tactics Oct, p38.
Daskal, B. When and How to Use a Tourniquet. (Fire Service EMS) Nov, p30.
Dean, A. The Importance of Vital Signs. (Fire Service EMS) Oct, p32.
Delagi, R. A CO Emergency: Whose Call Is It, Anyway? Oct, p93.
DeStefano, D. The Other Side of Taxpayers. (Training Notebook) Nov, p18.
Dickinson, C. USFA Research Highlights Responder and Civilian Safety. (News in Brief) May, p64.
Dittmar, M. J. Technology Roundup: Focus on Interoperability, Safety, and All-Hazards Efficiency. May, p75.
Donnelly, T. Primary Ventilation: A Review. (Training Notebook) June, p24; Initial Trench Operations. (The Rescue Company) July, p38. Operations at Fire-Resistive Multistory Buildings. (The Engine Company) Nov, p26.
Dow, P. Increasing Your Drivers’ Safety Awareness. Feb, p69.
Dragonetti, M. A Close Call Encounter of the Elevator Kind. Dec, p107.
Dubois, R. Jones Jr., D. R., and Kimmel, D. E. Virtual Fire Command Technology Tests. (Technology Today) May, p186.

Emley, E. High School Program Prepares Students for Fire Service Career. (Training Notebook) Jan, p18.
Eriksen, D. Extinguishing a Fire in a Bank Vault. (What We Learned) Oct, p139.

Ferola, F. Patient Assessment: A Lost Art. Aug, p28; Procurement: Buyer Beware. (Fire Service EMS) Sept, p24.
Fire, F. Introduction to Chemical Warfare Agents. Nov, p125.
Flynn, J. F. and Knapp, J. Ice Water Recovery: 11 Command and Control Lessons. Feb, p75.
Frank, D. In a Pinch: Device Shortens Chains. (Innovations: Homegrown). Mar, p171. Cutting Metal I-Beams. (Training Notebook) Oct, p18.
Fratus, M. and Alder, M. Impact of Department Culture on Fireground Safety, The. June, p83.
Fritz, R. A. Why Can’t They Hear the Music? (Fire Commentary) Apr, p249; It’s All About the Water. (The Engine Company) July, p40.

Gasaway, R. B.The Purpose of Discipline. (Volunteers Corner) Jan, p12.
Gerardi, P. R. Fitness and Training are Keys to Safety. June, p119.
Giamo, S. The Big Picture. (Fire Commentary). Dec, p162.
Gillis, J. Prostate Cancer: Fighting the “Fire” Within. Dec, p57.
Godfrey, W. M. Capnography. A Versatile Life-Saving Tool. Apr, p177.
Goswick, W. Power and Influence: A Guide for Fire Officers. July, p73.
Gould, W. and Schwartz, J. Rope Rescue Saves Stranded Hikers. Mar, p105.
Grace, P. T. Personal Safety System Aims to Prevent Bailouts. Apr, p191.
Grant, S. Near Miss Highlights Need for Accountability System. Feb, p61.
Grant, S. and Stephens, L. Free Your Hands. (Tricks of the Trade) Jan, p22.
Gray, R. L. Rapid Intervention Team: Are You Ready? (Real-World RIT) Mar, p46.
Greenwood, W. M. Interior Benchmarking. (Training Notebook) Feb, p18.
Grube, M. C. Locating Your FDCs. June, p93.
Gustin, B. Hoseline Operations for Residential Fires. Apr, p115; Large-Disameter Hose: An Update, Part 1. Oct, p77.
Large-Diameter Hose: An Update, Part 2. Nov, p65.
Guzzi Jr., A. F. Fire Academy Instructor, The. Characteristics of a Good Educator. Apr, p245.

Halton, B. Live Burn: 1403 or No Fire! (Editor’s Opinion) Apr, p16; Morning After, The. Aug, p12; Preparing for A Wildfire Season That Does Not End. (Editor’s Opinion) Feb, p8; Renewing Our Legacy. (Editor’s Opinion) Jan, p8; Stand Down with Pride. (Editor’s Opinion) June, p14; Fire Service’s Most Powerful Tool, The. (Editor’s Opinion) July, p14; Short Staffing: It’s Time for Another Congressional Funding Drill. (Editor’s Opinion) May, p14; Training Every Day Is the Answer. (Editor’s Opinion). Mar, p12; Drifting into Failure. (Editor’s Opinion) Oct, p12; We Got Your Back. (Editor’s Opinion) Sept, p14. Bad Apples, The (Editor’s Opinion) Nov, p10. Be Careful What You Wish For. (Editor’s Opinion). Dec, p10.
Havel, G. Ancient Buildings Pose Hazards Older than Codes. July, p63.
Hawley, C. What’s New in WMD Detection Devices. (Terrorism Supplement) Sept, p13.
Henry Jr, S. Challenging Auto Extrication. (Volunteers Corner) Nov, p14.
Henby, B. and Kiurski, T. Improving Customer Service. (Fire Prevention Bureau) July, p128.
Hendrick, W. and Zaferes, A. How Prepared is Your Safety Diving Team for a Bridge Collapse? Dec, p75.
Hilton, D. Pros and Cons of Props. (Fire Prevention Bureau) Oct, p141.
Hittle, S. Remember Your “BRIEFCASE”. (Real-World RIT) Sept, p28.
Hollins, L. T. School Bus Incidents: Are You Really Ready? June, p71.
Horn, G.; Timmons. E.; Kurath, P. Escape Rope Performance: Working at Elevated Temperatures and Under Dynamic Loads. July, p99.
Hyyppa, M. C. Are You “Tough Enough” for Customer Service? (Fire Commentary). June, p134.
Hammond, F. Where is Your Training Center? (Fire Commentary) Apr, p250.
Hewitt, J. A. and Landreville, P. G. Volunteer Firefighter as Initial Incident Commander. (Volunteers Corner) May, p18.
Hoyle, P. D. Precepts for a New Training Officer. Apr, p199.
Hughes, M. Furniture Warehouse Fire: Lessons Learned. Sept, p71.

Jarboe, T. L. and O’Donoghue, J. J. Operating Elevator Cars During a Building Fire. Sept, p101.
Joerger, S. Firefighter Survival: SCBA Air Confidence Drill. (Real-World RIT) Apr, p50.
Johnson, T. Ethanol: Crossing the Industrial/Municipal Interface. Nov, p75.
Jones, B. Honoring Our Own. (Fire Commentary) June, p133.

Kanarian, S. Psychological Aftermath of Terrorism, The. Aug, p121.
Kanterman, R. LAST Teams Provide Local Assistance for LODD. (News in Brief) Aug, p64.
Kazmierzak, B. P. Live-Fire Training LODDs. We Must Heed the Lessons Learned. Apr, p137.
Kemp, R. L. Assessing the Vulnerability of Buildings. Jan, p103.
Kiesling, J. W. Tunnel Disaster Exercise Focuses on Responder Training and Adaptability. Apr, p211.
Kirsch, J. Silent Floors, Silent Killers? Apr, p149.
Kiurski, T. Passport to Safety Revisited. (Fire Prevention Bureau) Jan, p198.
Knapp, J. Why Your Department Must Prepare for the Next 9/11. (Volunteers Corner) Apr, p20.; Break the Failure Chain with Competent Leaders. (Volunteers Corner) Oct, p14; and C. Flatley, and T. Heier. Nozzle Reaction Simulator Can Improve Fire Attack Skills. Oct, p101.
Kreutzer, K. Three-Point Hazmat Size-Up. (Hazmat: On the Line) Nov, p119

Lafferty Jr., F. Highway Incident Task Force Provides Road Map for Emergency Response. Mar, p163; Civilian Use of Portable Fire Extinguishers. Oct, p132.
Laskaris, M. A. Tips for Automatic Pump Pressure Governors. (Technology Today) May, p184.
Lasky, R. Starting the Shift Off Right. (Roll Call) Mar, p35.
Leath, E. M. Higher Education = Better Skills, Better Future. Apr, p225.
Licht, R. R. Sprinklers: Interpreting the Statistics. (Fire Commentary) Jan, p202.

Madrzykowski, D. NIST: Positive-Pressure Ventilation, Firefighting Environment, and Electrical Products Primary Focus. May, p79.
Marinucci, R. Emotions. (The Chief Problem Solver) Feb, p24; Grievance: When All Parties Do Not Agree. (The Chief Problem Solver) Apr, p60; Meeting with a Politician. (The Chief Problem Solver) June, p35; Counseling: Listen, Don’t Judge. (The Chief Problem Solver) Aug, p26; Handling Multiple Problems. (The Chief Problem Solver) Oct, p42.
Marsar, S. Understanding the Learning Curve: An Officer’s Guide to Successful Drills. July, p79. Size-Up: How Do We Use It? (Training Notebook). Dec, p16.
Martin, N. A. Hydraulics vs. Halligans. Choosing the Appropriate Forcible Entry Method. Mar, p135.
Martin, R. Battle-Proven Military Principles for Disaster Leadership. Aug, p69.
Mason, J. Setting the Stage With The First-Due Radio Report. Jan, p83; Teaching “Why”. (Fire Commentary) July, p124. Fighting a Fast-Spreading Fire. Nov, p85.
Mazurek, P. When Ground Meets Air. May, p103.
McCormack, J. Firefighter Rescue: The Ultimate Fireground Challenge. (Real-World RIT) June, p38.
McCormack, R. Avoiding A Live-Burn Training Pitfall. (Fire Commentary) Feb, p123; The Well-Hole Stretch. (The Engine Company) Oct, p24.
McEvoy, M. Interagency Cooperation Expedites Treatment and Transport. (Fire Service EMS); Avian Flu: Should You Fear the Chicken? Dec, p101.
Mar, p42; Rapidly Managing Multiple Fire and EMS Priorities. (Fire Service EMS) July, p30.
McLeod, F. Tips for Helping a New Officer Cope with Personnel Problems. Mar, p143.
Miles, J. and Tobin, J. Firefighting Strategies for Steel-Frame Construction. May, p115.
Mills, S. Adapt Leadership Styles To Achieve Objectives. Aug, p129.
Montagna, F. Why Do We Do That? Aug, p101.
Moore, M. Pierce Air Bag System. (Technology Today) Dec, p164.
Morelock, J. C. Salvage Basics. (The Truck Company) Jan, p32; Small-Town Truck Operations. Power Saws. Mar, p111. Building Hazards on the Outside. (The Truck Company) Nov, p36.
Morgan, K. and Grimes, C. Sudden Collapse of a Fire Structure: Strategies for Preventing Casualties. Sept, p95.
Moritz, R. Hazards of Support Columns, The. Aug, p111.
Murphy, J. J. Code Development: Whose Battlefield Is This? Jan, p73.

Nichols, M.; Irwin, R. and Merlin, M. A Fatal Fire Investigation. The Medical Perspective. Mar, p123.
Nipert, P. Catastrophic Crane Failure: Is Your Department Ready? Sept, p83.
Nixon, R. G. Managing Assaultive Behavior. Sept, p89.
Noll, G. Regional Response to All-Hazards Events: A Commonwealth Perspective. (Terrorism Supplement) Sept, p17.

Pasto, C. Using Lifting Struts for Roof Resting Lift and Inverted Dash Displacement. (Technology Today). May, p181.
Peters, W. C. What’s Causing All the Tanker Rollovers? (Apparatus Supplement) June, p9; FDIC 2007: Apparatus Exhibits Do Not Disappoint! (Apparatus Supplement) June, p27; NFPA Combines Pump Testing, Aerial Testing, and Maintenance into One Standard. (Apparatus Supplement) June, p35; A Closer Look at a New Chassis. (Apparatus Supplement) June, p41.
Phelps, B.W. and Scholz, J.M. Teams Enhance Preparedness for Complex Incidents. Oct, p125.
Prziborowski, S. Succession Planning; Leave the Fire Service Better Than You Found It. Aug, p115.
Pilling, T. Wireless Smoke Detectors Are Good for Safety and Business. (Technology Today) May, p185.
Pillsworth, T. Paid Two-Week Training Spurs Retention and Recruitment. (Volunteers Corner) June, p18; and J. Knapp, C. Flatley, and D. Leihbacher. How Kinks Affect Your Fire Attack System. Oct, p87.
Prusansky, C. Computer-Aided Dispatch Systems: Tips for Minimizing Glitches. Sept, p119.
Prziborowski, S. Tips for Scene Size-Up and Safety. (Fire Service EMS) Jan, p30; Prepare for Your Promotion Now! July, p89.

Ragen, R. Philadelphia’s Scrap Yard Task Force. Nov, p103.
Reichenbach, S. It’s Just Good Common Sense. (Fire Commentary) July, p126.
Rice, C. and Clark, B. Training in a Fast-Food Restaurant. (Training Notebook) Apr, p28.
Rielage, R. and Rielage, T. Role of the Volunteer Company Officer, The. (Volunteers Corner) July, p18.
Rowley, R. Critical Steps to Successful Egress. Apr, p205.
Rudner, G. D. Building a Resource Support Network for WMD Incidents. (Terrorism Supplement) Sept, p27.
Rush, M. Ground Ladder Chocks. (Training Notebook) Mar, p28.

Salka, John J. Riding/Tool Assignments. (Roll Call) Oct, p44.
Schrage, D. Officer Mentoring Preserves Fire Service Heritage. July, p83.
Schwander, J. JET-X Foam. (Technology Today) Sept, p135.
Seibel, E. J. Building a Low-Cost Network of Advanced Life Support Services. (Fire Service EMS) Apr, p40.
Seidel, G. E. Using Area Command To Manage Multiple Incidents. (Terrorism Supplement) Sept, p23.
Shelley, C. H. Value of a Fire Protection Engineering Degree, The. (Fire Commentary) Sept, p132. Response to Pipeline Incidents. Nov, p89. Liquefied Natural Gas: A New Urban Legend? Nov, p107
Shelton, R. Chemical Profiling. A Safe Approach for First Responders. May, p99. Chemical Profiling II: What You See Does Make a Difference. Nov, p97.
Sheridan, D. Firefighting on the Equator. FDNY Spearheads Training in Ecuador. Apr, p167; Creating a Roof Cutting Prop. Aug, p20. Shervino, T. How To Expedite Your Search. (Roll Call) July, p36.
Shouldis, W. Understanding the Mission. (What We Learned) July, p123.
Simpson, J. Creating an Organizational Identity. Feb, p121.
Smith, D. Duty to Act, The: Responsibilities of Today’s Fire Marshal. July, p95; Mutual-Aid Box Alarm System, The. Oct, p109.
Spadafora, R. R. Recognizing and Preplanning Halon Replacement Agents. May, p119.
Steele, L. Rescue Without the Big Red Truck. Feb, p99.
Stephens L. and Grant S. Give Them What They Are Paying For. (Volunteers Corner) Aug, p14.
Stonesifer, G. General Operating Guidelines for Training Centers. Apr, p189.
Swinhart, D. J. 24-Hour Shift: Impact on Health and Safety, The. (Fire Service EMS) May, p32.

Thompson, S. Emergency Operations in or near Traffic. (Roll Call) May, p26.
Tippett, J. B. Jr. Near-Miss Reporting: Sharing Our Lessons Learned. June, p105.
Todd, S. Fighting Interface Fires: A Review. Sept, p125.

Van Doren, J. A. Debriefing, The: Another Tool for Your Box. July, p87.
Vernon, A. Strategies for Surviving the IED Response. June, p99; Responding to a Suicide Bombing Incident. (Terrorism Supplement) Sept, p4.
Volpe, A. Rescuing Through a Gable on a Multilevel Roof. (Training Notebook) May, p24.

Wallace, M. Red Lights and Sirens: Marketing Tools. Mar, p167.
Walsh, D. Seat Belts Carry the Load and Keep Hands Free. (Tricks of the Trade) May, p38.
Welch, T. California Mudslide Yields Valuable Lessons. Feb, p109.
Wells, J. Driver/Engineer, The. (Roll Call) June, p28. The Rookie Firefighter: Preparing for the Role. (Roll Call). Dec, p20
Williams, Dwight. Extinguishing Ethanol Fires: Practice Needed for Proficiency. Nov, p76; Williams, Derek. Communicable Disease and the Fire Service. Dec, p85

Young, P. Co-Responding in the United Kingdom. (Fire Service EMS) June, p30.

Zartman, D. Improvise with Your Webbing for a Quicker, Easier Rescue. (Real-World RIT) July, p42.
Zerbe, J. Determining the Fire’s Point of Origin: Beyond the Obvious. Sept, p115.
Zikmund, N. Partnerships Help Create Joint Training/Prevention Facility. (Volunteers Corner) Mar, p16.
Zona, C. A. Analyzing Suspect Powders. (Technology Today) July, p131

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