2010 Fire Engineering Authors Index


Adams, B.Apparatus Purchasing: Beware of Outside Influences. Feb, p89

Anderson, L. and D. Mummert. Reliable Communications and the Hazard Zone. May, p77

Andersen, R. Ground Ladder Tactic for Below Grade Access. Mar, p95

Avillo, A. Firefighter Casualties: When “Old-School Firefighting” Doesn’t Work. Mar, p105; Preventing RIC Radio Chaos: The 3/3 Option. Dec, p67


Bachman, E. Intelligence-Gathering Tips. (Volunteers Corner) Sept, p14

Barakey, M. How EMS Calls Benefit the Fire Service. (Fire Service EMS) Jul, p34; Virginia Task Force 2 Rescues. w/J. Ingledue. Sept, p67

Blackmore, G. Austin Plane Crash: Incident Report and Analysis. Jun, p55

Blount, J. Light Rail Incidents: From Response to Extrication. Jan, p45

Brunacini, A. First Five Minutes are Worth the Next Five Hours. (Bruno “Unplugged”) Jan, p42; Freelancing Isn’t Free. (Bruno “Unplugged”) Feb, p60; Filing a Flig ht Plan. (Bruno “Unplugged”) March, p.60; Fireground Action Planning. (Bruno “Unplugged”) Apr, p78; SOP for Command Function #1. (Bruno “Unplugged”) May, p42; Tactical Tidbits. (Bruno “Unplugged”) Jun, p52; Size-Up School. (Bruno “Unplugged”) Jul, p52; More on Size-Up. (Bruno “Unplugged”) Aug, p54; Command Post = “Size-Up Post.” (Bruno “Unplugged”) Sept, p46; Team Size-Up. (Bruno “Unplugged”) Oct, p50; Managing Risk Management. (Bruno “Unplugged”) Nov, p46; Safety in Numbers. (Bruno “Unplugged”) Dec, p38

Bryan, P. and J. Walker.Model for Reducing Injuries and Their Costs, Feb, p100

Buzalsky, T. Natural Gas: Safe, Reliable, and Potentially Deadly. (What We Learned) Feb, p111


Case, J. Residential Attic Fires. Apr, p147

Cavanagh, D. and C. Scott. The RIT Tarp. (Innovations: Homegrown) Jan, p101

Chander, J. First-Due Companies at Hazardous Materials Incidents. Nov, p95; w/R. Scalora. Kleen Energy Explosion: Hazmat Response. Nov, p65.

Chandler, P. Increase Safety for Campus Fire Safety Month. (Fire Prevention Bureau) Aug, p127

Ciampo, M. Any “Special Instructions”? (On Fire) Jan, p176; Use Your Ears, Too! (On Fire) Feb, p132; Truck Company Tools Across the Country. Mar, p63; Start a Second Line. (On Fire) Mar, p192; Attacking Metal Casement Windows. (The Truck Company) Apr, p32; Take a Minute to Save a Minute. (On Fire) Apr, p224; Life, Fire, and Operations. (On Fire) May, p188; Hey, Where Are You? (On Fire) Jun, p124; When the Uncomplicated Becomes Complicated. (On Fire) Jul, p132; Struck by Lightning. (On Fire) Aug, p144; Watch Out Behind You! (On Fire) Sept, p128; Grab the Dresser. (On Fire) Oct, p140; Giving Thanks. (On Fire) Nov, p124; What’d You Do Up There? (On Fire) Dec, p152                                                     

Cline, K. Develop New Officers for Organizational Success. Jul, p107

Coates, L. Taming the Fire Triangle. (Technology Today) Feb, p122

Coleman, J. Smoke-Control Systems. (Roundtable) Jan, p32; Economy and Apparatus, The. (Roundtable) Feb, p50; Ventilating Lightweight Roof Assemblies: The Inverse Trench Cut. Mar, p131;

Collins, L. Palm Tree Rescues: Hazards for Victims and Responders. May, p83; California Task Force Rescues. Sept, p51

Comstock, D. Legal Implications of the Charleston Fire, The. (Fire Service Court) Aug, p123

Connors, T. Challenges of Fire Department Connections, The. (The Engine Company) Oct, p30

Cunning, D. Hazmat Response Cart. (Innovations: Homegrown) Feb, p121

Cunningham, E. Fireproof Tape to Protect Responders. (Technology Today) Aug, p131


Dalrymple, D. New Vehicle Technology and New Extrication Challenges. May, p59

Dallessandro, M. Exceeding the Limits of Your Apparatus. (Volunteers Corner) Jul, p14; Be Your Own Apparatus Mechanic. (Volunteers Corner) Dec, p14

Dargan, K. Shaping the California Wildfire Battlefield. May, p99

Daskal, B. Challenges to Remain a Volunteer, The. (Volunteers Corner) Mar, p14; “Average Joe” Firefighting Operations. (Volunteers Corner) May, p.14; Five Structure Size-Up for Nonofficers: The Five Ws. (Volunteers Corner) Nov, p14

DeCrane, S. Let’s Ensure That Our Work Environment Is Safe. (Fire Commentary) Jan, p105

Dellarocca, M. Don’t Risk Your Life Every Day. (Fire Commentary) Dec, p95

DeStefano, D. Role of the Initial FAST Company, The. (Real-World RIT) Jun, p24

Dittmar, M.J. 2010 Ray Downey Courage and Valor Award: A Look at the Nominees. Apr, p159; Technology Roundup: First Responder Input Welcome. May, p45

Donnelly, T. Establishing the Rope Rescue Anchor System. (The Rescue Company) Feb, p28; Searching Single-Family Dwellings. (Training Notebook) Aug, p18; Building Collapse Rescue Operations: Technical Search Capabilities. (Training Notebook) Oct, p22.

Downey, J. New York Task Force 1 Response. Sept, p75

Doyle, J. UK Fire Brigades Reap Rewards of Prevention/Protection Initiative. Jan, p91

Dugan, M. Drill: Private Dwelling Fire. (Training Notebook) Mar, p18; Drill: Fire in the Attic Space. (Training Notebook) Jul, p20; Attacking a Brownstone Fire. (Training Notebook) Dec, p18

Dunne, T. Rapid Emergency Decision Making: Beyond the Five Senses. Aug, p57


Fernandez, L. Florida Task Force 1 Response. Sept, p83

Fleming, J. and S. Bollinger. Phoenix Fire Department: Model of Wellness-Fitness. Dec, p79

Fletcher, W. Responding to Active Shooter Incidents. (Fire Service EMS) Apr, p44

Foley, J. Modern Buildings Materials Are Factors in Atlantic City Fires. May, p65

Frank, D. Crane Operations Training: A Valuable Rescue Asset. Jun, p97

Fritz, R. Door Chock Basics. (Tools of the Trade) Oct, p114


Garcia, T. Recognizing and Treating Crush Syndrome. (FireEMS) May, p26

Gasaway, R. Understanding Fireground Control: Making Decisions Under Stress. (Fire Engineering U.) July.

Giraud, J. Technology and ARFF: Saving Lives Through Innovation. (Fire Engineering U.) August.

Glanville, M. Hovercraft to the Rescue. (Technology Today) Jul, p111

Glosser, K. Instructional Demonstrations. (Training Notebook) Feb, p20

Grant, S. and L. Stephens. Are We Our Own Worst Enemies? Jun, p73

Guinan, G 5th. New Forcible Entry Challenge: Vacant Property Security Systems. Dec, p51

Gustin, B. Positioning Apparatus for Maximum Efficiency and Safety. Feb, p63; Avoiding the Hazards of Overhangs. Apr, p81; Hazards of Grow Houses, The. Jun, p69;

Guzzi, A. Exterior Team Operations. (The Truck Company) Mar, p26


Halton, B. A Cause for Celebration. (Editor’s Opinion) Jan, p8; We Have a Seat for Everyone at the Table. (Editor’s Opinion) Feb, p8; Trying Times Beget Finest Hours. (Editor’s Opinion) Mar, p8; Commander’s Intent, The. (Editor’s Opinion) Apr, p8; Never-Ending Path to Mastery, The. (Editor’s Opinion) May, p8; Is Making a Mistake a Crime? (Editor’s Opinion) Jun, p10; Command Evolution. (Editor’s Opinion) Jul, p8; Terror Threat is Growing. (Editor’s Opinion) Aug, p8; Flyboys and Fire Trucks. (Editor’s Opinion) Sept, p8; Socialists or Capitalists? (Editor’s Opinion) Oct, p8; Professional Qualifications Federal or State Responsibility? (Editor’s Opinion) Nov, p8; Always Remembered, Always Revered. (Editor’s Opinion) Dec, p8

Hasenmeier, P. Starting a Rope Rescue Program. (The Rescue Company) Feb, p32; Advanced School Bus Extrication. (Training Notebook) Nov, p18

Hauprich, M. Adjusting to our Evolving Fire Service. (Fire Commentary) Apr, p203

Heller, A. Use Personnel to Maximum Advantage. (Extrication Tactics) Jul, p26

Helvin, J. Sacramento Near Miss of Four Firefighters. (What We Learned) Apr, p199

Hoevelmann, J. Training on the Playground. (Volunteers Corner) Jan, p14; Cost-Effective Mayday Training. (Volunteers Corner) Jun, p14

Holt, J. Safety: Our Actions Must Match Our Values. Aug, p103

Hughbank, R. Understanding Islamic Terrorism. (Terrorism and the Fire Service) Sept supplement, p18

Hyden, T. Using Past Lessons to Prepare Future Leaders. Jul, p71


Jacquet, F. and R. Gould. Lessons Learned from Boeing 727 Cargo Fire. Nov, p89

Jenkins T., J. Smith, B. Zimmerman, and Ron Raab. Oxygen Depletion in Level A Hazmat Suits. Nov, p81

Jernigan, K. Less Diversity is Needed in the Fire Service. (Fire Commentary) Feb, p119

Johnson, K. Where’s the Medic? (Fire Service EMS) Oct, p34

Junkins, L. Vehicle Fires: Is It Time to Change Our Training? Jul, p87


Kalman, S. Unified Command Mutual Aid Key in Garage Collapse. Nov, p49

Kalmus, K. Keeping the Pressure On. (Volunteers Corner) May, p20

Kanarian, S. Pulmonary Edema or Pneumonia? The Classic EMS Question. (Fire Service EMS) Feb, p38; An All-Hazards Approach to Terrorism. (Fire Service EMS) Mar, p34

Kanterman, R. Courage to be Safe/Everyone Goes Home: A Look Inside the Program. (FE University). May.

Kelley, D. KME’s Interface Apparatus. (Technology Today) Apr, p207

Kennedy, M and G. Mowbray. Training New Pump Operations. Oct, p99

Kimberly, B. Developing a Simulation Training Program. Apr, p137

Kinkade, M. Art of Communicating, The. May, p95

Kiurski, T. Stay Current on Fire Safety Education. (Fire Prevention Bureau) Jan, p111

Knapp, J. Why the Risk? (Volunteers Corner) Feb, p14

Kovalcik, M. Preplanning Software. (Technology Today) May, p111

Krusen, J. Air Monitoring at Structure Fires. (Speaking of Safety) Dec, p91


Lambert, K. Critical Thought for the Fire Service. Aug, p89

Lasa, S. Are We Still Ready to Train After Tragedy? (Real-World RIT) Aug, p40

Lopina, M. Establishment of an ARFF Program. Nov, p105


Madrzykowski, D. and S. Kerber. Wind-Driven Fire Research: Hazards and Tactics. Mar, p79

Mardell, A and D. Exner. Ventricular Tachycardia (VT): Mechanism to Management. (Fire Service EMS) Jun, p28

Marinuuci, R. Fireground Problem. (The Chief Problem Solver) Feb, p24; Developing a Problem-Solving Process. (The Chief Problem Solver) Apr, p40; On-the-Job Injuries Unrelated to the Job. (The Chief Problem Solver) Aug, p22

Marsar, S. Survivability Profiling: How Long Can Victims Survive in a Fire? Jul, p77

Martin, N. Two-Team Truck Company, The. Apr, p129

Martinez, B. Tools to Help Prevent Firefighters from Becoming Arsonists. Jan, p63; Command on Display: Notes and ICS. Aug, p109

Mason, M. Rope-Assisted Search Procedures in Large-Area Structures. (Fire Engineering U.) Sept.

Maynes, R. FDNY’s Three-Alaram Fire on a Suspension Bridge. Sept, p97

McCormack, J. Creating Your Own Training Facility. (Training Notebook) Apr, p22

McCormack, R. Inspect Your Nozzles. (Training Notebook) Jan, p18

McEvoy, M. If Pigs Could Fly: Swine Flu Lessons. (Fire Service EMS) Jan, p22; When is Dead Really Dead? (Fire EMS) Aug, p28;

McGarry, F., R. Cole, R. Crandell, and C. Kourofsky. Juvenile Firesetting Prevention: Building Coalitions. Jan, p87

McGreal, M. Range Finders. (Technology Today) Nov, p113

McLeod, Q. Managing Fireground Errors. Mar, p123

McNeal, T. Rapid Structure Triage for Wildland Operations. Sept, p105

McNeil, J. Health and Fitness: Leaders Must Set the Example. Feb, p85

Merlino, P. E-Learning in the Fire Service. (Technology Today) May, p109

Michael, J. Building Construction: Understanding Loads and Loading. Jun, p87

Mittendorf, J. Truck Company Operations: Maximizing Firefighter Safety. (FE University) Feb.

Montagna, F. Odor Investigations: A Tough Call. May, p53; Electric Substations: Hazards and Response. w/A. Natale. Nov, p71.

Morelock, J. Upgrading the Halligan Bar’s Roof Ring. (Tools of the Trade) Mar, p147

Morgan, K. Pros and Cons of I-Joists, The. (What We Learned) Aug, p119

Mueller, K. In-House Specialty Shops: Cost-Saving Opportunity. Feb, p93

Murphy, Jack. Enhance Fireground Operations with Digital Building Intelligence. Jan, p57; Responding to Target Buildings in a Terrorist Attack: Are Your Crews Prepared? w/ J. Ellson. (Terrorism and the Fire Service) Sept supplement, p20

Murphy, John and B. Murphy. Legal and Psychological Effects of Workplace Harassment. (Fire Service Court) Mar, p149


Nasta, M. Driving Fire Apparatus: It’s Not the Family Sedan. Feb, p97

Nielsen, G. Don’t Forget Your Old Tools. (Tools of the Trade) May, p107


O’Donoghue, J. Evolution of an Elevator Task Group Project. Mar, p137


Parker, J. Staffing and Tactics for Firefighter Survival. Apr, p173

Peters, W. Are We Producing Safer Apparatus? Feb, p81; Apparatus Purchasing: A Balance of Dollars and $ense. (Apparatus Supplement) Jun, p7; Serious Decisions Are Necessary When Specifying Aerial Apparatus. (Apparatus Supplement) Jun, p23; FDIC 2010 Apparatus Displays Have a “Green” Theme. (Apparatus Supplement) Jun, p33;

Polenzani, J. Mobile Homes: Small Houses, Big Challenges. Jul, p55

Posner, M. and B. Carpenter. Building Systems and Lobby Control in Residential High-Rises. Jan, p69

Poulin, T. Prepare Now: Ready Your Crews for a Large-Scale Event. (Terrorism and the Fire Service) Sept supplement, p6

Prince, G. Two Doors and a B Post. (Extrication Tactics) Feb, p46

Prziborowski, S. New Battalion Chief, The: Establishing Personnel Expectations. Jul, p101; Your Employees Are Your Greatest Asset. Aug, p75;


Raheb, R. Simulation: The Next Step in Driver Training. (Fire Service EMS) Nov, p30

Rangel, C. San Jose’s RAMPART Trial. (Fire Service EMS) Sept, p34

Rhodes, D. Size Up Before You Search. (Training Notebook) Sept, p20

Rice, C and B. Clark. Maximizing Training Evolutions in an Acquired Structure. Apr, p97

Rufer, A. Keys to Recruitment and Retention. (Volunteers Corner) Aug, p14


Schnepp, R., K. Reilly, and M. Gagliano. Wear Your Air: It’s Key to a Healthy Career. Mar, p115

Senn, D. Human Heart is Like a Fire Pump, The. Dec, p73

Senn, R. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: One Firefighter’s Story. Dec, p59

Shaw, D and D. Mitchell Jr. The Nozzle: The Last Line of Defense. D. Shaw and D. Mitchell Jr. Oct, p91

Shay, C. Training Rural Departments. (Volunteers Corner) Oct, p14

Shelley, C. What Are Your Weak Links? (Training Notebook) Jun, p18

Shouldis, W. Safety: The Essential Link Between Training and Operations. Feb, p103; Emergency Operations Center, The. May, p71

Shovald, B. How to Ensure an Effective Backup Line. (The Engine Company) Jul, p38

Shupert, S. Search in Burning Buildings: Plan for Success. Jan, p79

Siarnicki, R. and R. Gist. Changing the Culture of Safety in the Fire Service. (Fire Engineering U.) November

Siefken, L. and J. Glynn. Recruit/Retain with a Training Facility. (Volunteers Corner) Apr, p14

Smith, M. Quality Assurance Process, The. (Fire Service EMS) Dec, p26

Snow, B. How Prepared is Your Engine Company? Apr, p107

Spadafora, R. Green Building Construction and Daylighting: A Chief Officer’s Perspective. Oct, p75

Spall, S and A. Streichenwein. What Collapsed Structures Teach Us. Sept, p89

Stein, P and E. Berardinelli. Improving You Organization: Everyone’s a Teacher. Apr, p121

Stephens, C. Use Size-Up for Better Decision Making. Jul, p104

Stroud, M. and P. Bindon. HID Lighting: A Bright Idea? (Extrication Tactics) Dec, p24

Stumbaugh, S. Common Policy for an Uncommon System. (Real-World RIT) Apr, p52

Sullivan, J.Protecting Firefighters at Roadway Incidents. (Speaking of Safety) Feb, p115


Terpak, M. Fireground Size-Up: High-Rise Buildings Under Construction. Feb, p69; Fireground Size-Up: Check the Rear. Aug, p85

Toika, M. When Worlds Collide: Industrial and Residential Occupancies. (Fire Prevention Bureau) Jan, p109

Traiforos, D. Will You Get a Second Chance? Dec, p85

Troxell, D. Primary Roof Ventilation Operations for Flat-Roof Structures. Aug, p63

Turner, K. Interactive Scenario-Based Training. Apr, p167


Vangiesen, M. Planning a Training Fire Compliant with NFPA 1403 in an Acquired Structure. Jun, p105

Vernon, A. Responding to a Clandestine Drug Laboratory. Jun, p79; Mass-Shooting Incidents: Planning and Response. (Terrorism and the Fire Service) Sept supplement, p14

Vestal, J and E. Bridge. Quantitative Approach to Selecting Nozzle Flow Rate and Stream, Part 1, A. Oct, p53

Viscuso, F. Training in Acquired Buildings: The Department’s Roles. Apr, p193; Simple Approach to Writing Effective SOPs. Jul, p83 

Safety in Numbers. A. Brunacini. (Bruno “Unplugged”) December, p.38

vonAppen, M. Trapped by Flashover: A Survivor’s Journey. Dec, p41

Voss, E. Bigwig Tool, The. (Technology Today) Dec, p97


Walker, M. Bowring, The. (Technology Today) Mar, p155

Walker, M.L. Fog Nozzle Training: Are We Creating a Hazardous Impression? Oct, p109

Ward, B. Hiring Experienced Firefighters During Tough Times. Aug, p97

Waters, M. Redefining and Preparing for “Water Emergencies.” Oct, p103

Wedding, D. HVAC Burglar Bars. (What We Learned) May, p105

Wells, D. Applying LCES to All-Hazard Incidents. Feb, p107

Whitby, C. “Firefighter Ergonomics” Enhance Equipment Performance. Jun, p101

White, S. Vaccum Trucks Key to Successful Tranch Rescue. Sept, p111

Willing, L. Performing Better Employee Evaluations. Aug, p115

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