2014 Fire Engineering Authors Index


Antonellis Jr., P. How Politics and Ethics Can Affect Change Management. Jun, p81; w/C. Staben-Burroughs. Perceptions of PTSD and Alcoholism in One of Our Own. Dec, p45

Armstrong, P. TEAM Training for Volunteers (Volunteers Corner). Nov, p14

Arnalich, A. Combined Fire Attack. Oct, p83

Avillo, A. The Fire Attack-Ventilation Connection: Street Considerations. Aug, p71


Babcock, L. Preformed Scrubber Reduces Smoke Emissions (Technology Today). Apr, p177

Bachman, E. The Three Vs of Preincident Intelligence. Nov, p81

Bailey, D. Understanding and Preparing for Structural Firefighting Phases. Mar, p121

Baker, L. The Nine Tire Drill (Training Notebook). Aug, p18

Baldanza, M. How Elevated Homes Alter Firefighting Tactics. Sept, p79

Barakey, M and K. Shea. The Tipton Twister Exercise: Large-Scale, Multicasualty Event Tests Responders. Sept, p82

Bland, I. When Heroes Fail: a Story of One Rescuer. Dec, p57

Bliven, R. Doing More with Less: A Sign of the Times. Aug, p95

Blythe, G.H. Succession Planning in Volunteer and Combination Departments (Volunteers Corner). Aug, p12

Brokaw, M. Rescue Resiliency: Training for the Mental Assault of Acute Stress (Training Notebook). Dec, p16

Brunacini, A. No-Brainer Management (Bruno “Unplugged”). Jan, p48; No-Brainer Management, Part 2 (Bruno “Unplugged”). Feb, p40; No-Brainer Management, Part 3: He’s a “Handler” (Bruno “Unplugged”). Mar, p64; No-Brainer Management, Part 4: Tell Me What You Want (Bruno “Unplugged”). Apr, p76; No-Brainer Management, Part 5: The Basic Management Model (Bruno “Unplugged”). May, p38; No-Brainer Management, Part 6: Behavior Management (Bruno “Unplugged”). Jun, p44; No-Brainer Management, Part 7: Organizational Alignment (Bruno “Unplugged”). Jul, p46; No-Brainer Management, Part 8: Organizational Alignment, Continued (Bruno “Unplugged”). Aug, p48; No-Brainer Management, Part 9: Creating a Positive Organizational Environment (Bruno “Unplugged”). Sept, p50; How to Measure Management (Bruno “Unplugged”). Oct, p56; More on the Hierarchy (Bruno “Unplugged”). Nov, p48; Managing Appearance (Bruno “Unlpugged”). Dec, p40

Burgett, B. End Overdispatching: Add Specialists to Curb Costs and Manage Resources (Fire Service EMS). Dec, p26

Burns, R. The Foundation of Leadership. Aug, p79

Burton, R. Simulation-Based Training for Successful Operations. May, p99


Califano, F. When Molly Comes Calling (Fire Service EMS). Jan, p34

Capoziello, M. Respect the Uniform (Volunteers Corner). May, p14

Certuse, J. Freeze Protection of Piping (Technology Today). Aug, p99

Chadwick, J. Risk Management: It’s Not Just a Catchphrase. Aug, p53

Chibbaro, M. Preplanning Dust Explosion Hazards. Jun, p77

Ciampo, M. Happy New Procedures! (On Fire). Jan, p160; Hey, We’re Going Above (On Fire). Feb, p104; Tips for Cutting Metal Skin Doors. Mar, p93; Q&A (On Fire). Apr, p188; Vacancy/No Vacancy (On Fire). May, p152; Summer Situations (On Fire). Jul, p120; Sand and Shovels (On Fire). Aug, 108; Actions Speak Louder Than Words (On Fire). Sept, 104; Storefront Saga (On Fire). Oct, p116; Wye? (On Fire). Nov, p96; Electricity in the Air (On Fire), Dec, p128

Comstock, D. Westmoreland vs. Sutherland (Fire Service Court). Mar, p159

Conley, David Martyn. Practice Empathetic Listening for a Better Firehouse (Training Notebook). Jul, p24

Corbett, G. Fire in a Fully Sprinklered Building (The Professor). Apr, p169; Winter Roof Collapses (The Professor). Jul, p103; Tradition: Wetdowns and Push-Ins (Volunteers Corner). Dec, p12

Crawford, A. Single and Double Diamond Door Chocks (Technology Today). Dec, p120


Dallessandro, M. Coming Soon: Volunteer and Combination Dire Department Studies (Volunteers Corner). Mar, p14

Daly, C. Fire Apparatus Drunk Driving. Feb, p45

Davis, C. Large Animal Rescue: Are You Prepared? (FDIC Preview). Mar, p157

Duckworth, R. EMS Aspects of Extrication (Fire Service EMS). Mar, p40; Questioning Spinal Stabilization (Fire Service EMS). Jun, p24

Dugan, M. Baltimore Taxpayer Fire (Fire Focus). Feb, p30; Responding to Operating Room Fires (Training Notebook). w/T. Burns. Mar, p26; Preplanning Pays Off (Fire Focus). Apr, p38; Get the Roof! (Fire Focus). Oct, p24; Vacant Brooklyn Factory Fire (Fire Focus). Nov, p24; Buffalo Dwelling Fire (Fire Focus). Dec, p24


Ellson, J. FDNY Rescue 3 Ops at Train Derailment. Sept, p73

Embury, J. Steel Glazing Systems Protect from Fires and Evacuations. Jan, p105

Enright, E. and K. Glosser. The Maltese Cross: Virtues for Today’s Fire Service (One-Minute Motivator). Apr, 175


Farlow, B. Evacuating a Senior Living Center: What Does it Really Take? Jan, p87

Fleming, J. One Year Later: Lessons from the Boston Marathon Bombings. May, p43

Frazzano, T. and G.M. Snyder. Guns to Gauze: Limiting Casualties at Mass Shootings. (Fire Service EMS). May, p24

French Jr., C. Manage Your Air, Manage Your Survival. Apr, p115; Getting it Just Right: Don’t Micromanage. Nov, p67


Goodlet, J. Those Who Work the Hardest Break the Most Tools. Jan, p103

Graves, A. Abandoned Building Policy: Five Years Later. Jun, p65

Gray, S. Attic Flashover: What’s Behind the Hidden Blast. Mar, p99; Controlling the Openings: Is This the Future of Ventilation? Oct, p67

Greathouse, C. Fence Strainer Rescue Training. Sept, p91

Gregory, M. Removing a Ring: a Systematic Approach (The Rescue Company). Sept, p26

Guldner, T. Liquefied Natural Gas Now a Viable Alternative (Training Notebook). Nov, p18

Gustafson, C. General Orders for the Company Officer. Jul, p51

Gustin, B. Testing Pressure-Reducing Valves.  Jan, p51; Standpipe Operations: Preparation. April, p91; Standpipe Operations: Stretching and Advancing Hose. May, p65


Haas, F. Implementing a ToxMedic Program in Your Department (Fire Service EMS). Apr, p46

Halton, B. Our Problem (Editor’s Opinion). Jan, p8; Batman Suit, The. (Editor’s Opinion). Feb, p8; And the Band Played On (Editor’s Opinion). Mar, p8; I Knew You’d Come (Editor’s Opinion). Apr, p8; One Man’s Opinion a Right We Must Defend (Editor’s Opinion). May, p8; Bad Apples and Bad Barrels (Editor’s Opinion). Jun, p8; The Rhythm (Editor’s Opinion). Jul, p8; In Memoriam of the Deadliest Day in the Houston Fire Department (Editor’s Opinion). Aug, p8; Don’t Throw the Baby Out with the Bathwater (Editor’s Opinion). Sept, p8; Twenty Miles from Home with a Briefcase (Editor’s Opinion). Nov, p8; Ebola, Spanish Flu, and Us (Editor’s Opinion). Dec, p8

Hamilton, S. Active-Shooter Incidents: Planning Your Response. Sept, p55; Courage, Bullies, and Us (Editor’s Opinion). Oct, p8;

Heller, A. Firefighting in Big Box Stores (FDIC Preview). Mar, p127; Extrication for the Short-Staffed Crew (Extrication Tactics). Jul, p38

Helmkamp, T. Training Options for Your Drive Team (Training Notebook). Sept, p18

Hollenbach III, D. Women in the Fire Service: A Diverse Culture Leads to a Successful Culture. Apr, p153

Hughes, G. “Can You Read Me?” Standard Radio Signatures and Terms. May, p79

Hummel, A. and R. Christensen. Firefighters Escape Close Call in Wind-Driven Fire. Jul, p57

Hyden, T. Ethical Decision Making: It’s Everyone’s Job. Aug, p91



Jackson, T. Outside Vent Firefighters: A Critical Role. Mar, p105

Jackson, T.M. K. Fent, K. Musolin, and M. Methner. Simulated Smoke, Real Health Effects. Dec, p79

Jelinek, C. Creating Dynamic, Real-World Multicompany Training Drills. Apr, p81

Jetter, D. Simple Solutions to Responses in Flooded Basements (Innovations: Homegrown). Mar, p167

Joerger, S. Modern Wood-Frame Construction: Firefighting Problems and Tactics. Jan, p71; Transitional Attack: When to Use It. Oct, p59

Jones, T. The Kudzu Principles: Six Essentials to Grow Your Career. Jul, p97


Kalman, S. Oxygen Cylinders Explode During “Routine” Vehicle Fire. Apr, p167

Kastros, A. The American Fire Service Leadership Pandemic. Apr, p129

Keller, J. Preincident Planning for Agricultural Occupancies. Jul, p85

Kennedy, S. Saving Staff Hours with SafetyPAD (Technology Today). Nov, p89

Kenney, T. Cutting Torch Operations (FDIC Preview). Mar, p153

Klein, R. Tactical Checklist for Firefighter Safety (Training Notebook). May, p20

Kleinschmidt, S. Initial Search and Interior Isolation at Dwelling Fires. (Training Notebook). Jan, p18

Knapp, J. Five Steps to a Successful Annual Training Plan (Training Notebook). Oct, p16

Krebs, D. Fire/EMS at Active Shooter Incidents (Fire Service EMS). Aug, p32

Kraut, S. Constructing and Implementing the Complete Training Program (Training Notebook). Apr, p30


Langlois, C. How to Ensure That Your Department Fulfills Its Vision (FDIC Preview). Mar, p133

Lewis, K. Clearing the Air: Common Ventilation Misconceptions. May, p96

Linger, W. Big Data in the Fire Service. May, p93


Madison, E. Firefighter Suicide: It Can Happen Anywhere. Dec, p77

Magee, R. Simplifying Hoseline Election for the First-In Officer (Volunteers Corner). Oct, p12

Majhess Jr., J. Electrical Oddities (What We Learned). Mar, p165

Marinucci, R. Surprise Problems (The Chief Problem Solver). Mar, p36; Caught on Camera (The Chief Problem Solver). Aug, p28

Martinez, B. Mobilization Exercises: Long Island USAR Training. Oct, p87

Mason, M. Structural Firefighting: Rapid Intervention and NFPA 1407 (Real-World RIT). Apr, p54

McLelland, M. Training EMTs for “Real-Life” Responses (Technology Today). Jun, p91

Mikulan, V. Volunteer Fire Department Consolidation in Pennsylvania (Volunteers Corner). Jul, p14

Miller, D. Lightweight Apartment Building Fires: Heavyweight Realities. Jun, p49

Mills, D. Self-Defense for Fire and EMS (Fire Service EMS). Sept, p34

Mills, S. Sizing Up the Fireground Leader: How Do You Measure Up? Jul, p79

Moran, D. Estimating the Stretch. D. Moran. Oct, p71

Murphy, Jack. Leveraging Building Intelligence for an Initial Response and Beyond. Jan, p83

Murphy, John and B. Murphy. Firefighter Tattoos and First Amendment Protection (Fire Service Court). Apr, p171


Neale, R. Challenges for Today’s National Fire Academy. R. Neale. Oct, p92

Nedder, J. 10 Foundation Stones of Fireground Knowledge for Company Officers (Volunteers Corner). Apr, p12

Nelson, T. Reducing the Incidence of Cancer Among Firefighters: Jacksonville’s Best Practices. Dec, p63

Newby, S. Rapid Damage Assessment for Large-Scale Emergencies. Apr, p147

Norwood, PJ. Responding to the East Haven (CT) Plane Crash. Jan, p63; From the Shipyard to Our Backyard. w/J. McCarthy. Nov, p61; w/J. Newman. Train Like the Tactical Athlete You Are! Dec, p71


O’Donnell, R. The BullEx Attack (Technology Today). Feb, p93

O’Donnell, T. Tactical Considerations for Vehicle Fires in Aboveground Parking Garages. Jun, p73

Owens, K. Pediatric Seizures (Fire Service EMS). Feb, p26; Responding to Opioid Overdoses (Fire Service EMS). Oct, p40


Parker, K. Keep Your Department’s Leadership Fire Burning. Jan, p95

Peetz, B. Battling the Brain Drain (Volunteers Corner). Feb, p12

Peluso, D. Emergency Power Units. Feb, p89

Perkins, T. Are You an EMS Detective? (Fire Service EMS). Nov, p36

Peters, W. Apparatus Purchasing: a Series of Choices, Compromises, and Trade-Offs (Apparatus Supplement). Jun, p4; FDIC 2014: Exhibits Exceed Expectations (Apparatus Supplement). Jun, p30

Pignatoaro, C. Diagnosing Brugada Syndrome (Fire Service EMS). Jul, p34

Pike, S. PlumeSIM Offers the Right Response to CBRN (Technology Today). Mar, p169

Piper, M. Resolving Conflict in the Combination Fire Department (Volunteers Corner). Sept, p14

Platt, K. Response to a Health Care Facility Power Outage (What We Learned). Nov, p87

Platt, T. Fire Protection Engineers in the Fire Service. Jan, p99

Prziborowski, S. The 2014 Company Officer: Are You Up for the Challenge (FDIC Preview). Mar, p145

Pugh, J. Command and Accident with MVA Boards (Technology Today). May, p144



Ricci, F. and P.J. Norwood. Power Saw Operations: How Proficient Are You? Mar, p69

Roden, E. Private Dwelling Built on a Hillside (Fire Focus). Mar, p32

Rossi, M. The Engineer’s Bag of Tricks (Training Notebook). Feb, p20; Driver-Engineers Debate: This One or That One? Feb, p61

Rowett Jr., A. Stretching the Advancing the Initial Handline (The Engine Company). Oct, p30

Rush III, J. Monitor Your Air Supply with FARS (Technology Today). Sept, p95

Rutledge, S. Safe Aerial Operations. Feb, p79


Salzano, M. Tips for Laying the First Line Efficiently (Training Notebook). Jun, p16

Scarpa, S. Expanding the Fire Department’s Service Model. Feb, p83; “You Want Me to Do WHAT, Chief?” Jul, p65

Schorr, J. Social Media: The Rules Are Already on the Books. Oct, p77

Schwinge, C. Speaking Well for the Fire Service. Apr, p159

Sheridan, D. Fires in Hospitals and Nursing Homes: Be Prepared for the Unexpected. Feb, p71

Seidel, G. Walking the Point in Incident Command. Nov, p85

Smith, G. Ammonia Release: The ONE PLAN Integrated Response Strategy. Nov, p73

Soong, J.T. Polyesthylene Wall: “Gasoline Construction” for Houses. Jul, p73

Spadafora, R. Sustainable Green Design and the Fire Service: The Saw-Tooth Roof (FDIC Preview). Mar, p139; Microturbines and the Fire Service. May, p57

Stein, P. and E. Berardinelli. Who Are Your Role Models? Jul, p101

Stilp, R. and A. Bevelacqua. The Dangers of Hydrogen-Based Experimental Fuels. Nov, p53

Stratton, D. Above the Fire Floor: Hazards and Precautions. Mar, p77; Are You Ground Ladder Savvy? Part 1 (Urban Firefighter). Oct, p32; Are You Ground Ladder Savvy? Part 2 (Urban Firefighter). Nov, p30

Sturm, M. Emergency Action Plans and New York City Fire Code: A Lesson from the World Trade Center. Apr, p163

Sullivan, R. Hiring and Promoting for the Metaphoric Bus. Aug, p83

Sweet, D. All Door Side-Out Technique Revisited, The (Extrication Tactics). Jan, p26


Thompson, J. Scott. Training Basics and Essentials for the Fire Service. Apr, p107

Topczynski, D. Taxpayers and Strip Malls: Construction and Tactics. May, p83

Tulipano, T. and M. Lopina. Common STAIRSense. Feb, p53

Turner, R. Preparing for the Role of Company Officer. Jul, p69



vonAppen, M. Successful Training Depends on Practice and Trust. Apr, p139

Viscuso, F. Officer Development: Leaders Teach. Mar, p117; Mentoring for Success. Jul, p83


Waters, M. Reducing Firefighter Injuries and LODDs. Dec, p83

West, R. FIREpower by Nautilus® (Technology Today). Jul, p105

Wilkinson, S. Effective Teaching Strategies (Volunteers Corner). Jun, p12

Wilson, K. Training: We Can’t Do Our Job Without It. Apr, p123

Wodicka, R. and S. Trull. Using Social Network Analysis to Explore Emergency Services Networks (Volunteers Corner). Jan, p14

Woodworth, S. Wind-Driven Fire Challenges Atlanta Firefighters. Sept, p67

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