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Photos: Indianapolis (IN) Fire Department Responds to Box Alarm Fire

The Indianapolis (IN) Fire Department recently responded to a box alarm house fire at 48 W. 28th Street.

Three New Iberia (LA) Firefighters Hospitalized After Explosion

Crew members were entering the structure when there was an explosion, initial reports indicate.
Firefighters flake out a hoseline at a burning home on Long Island

Fast-Moving Fire Guts Long Island (NY) Home

Bryan Lopez offers some video and photos from the scene of a recent house fire in the Dix Hills area of Long Island.
Firefighters put water on a burning home with roaring flames in Indianapolis, Indiana

Photos: Indianapolis Firefighters Control Raging House Fire

Indianapolis (IN) firefighters responded last week to this raging house fire that displaced five people. See photos from the scene.

High-Rise Rooftop Fire Challenges Suffolk (VA) Firefighters

Michael J. Barakey offers these key points and lessons learned following the Suffolk (VA) Fire Department’s successful extinguishment of a rooftop fire on a high-rise building.
Fire rescue in Florida

The Anatomy of a Rescue

Firefighters cannot always guarantee success, but we should never give up on trying to better ourselves by chasing it, writes David J. Stone.
FDNY church fire

Six-Alarm Fire at Historic Church

An early-morning fire in a structure spread to an historic 128-year-old church. Stephen Marsar outlines FDNY efforts to contain the fire.
Fire truck on a street

Every Picture Tells a Story: Light/Air Shafts

Light and air shafts can be found in both urban and nonurban areas nationwide. Anthony Avillo on the dangers they can present to firefighters.

FDIC Preview: Adam Hansen Looks at ‘Smells and Bells: Rooftop Units’

Adam Hansen offers a preview of some of the topics he'll be reviewing at his FDIC International 2021 class on HVAC rooftop units.
Smoke from a significant fire in Ohio

Command, Coordination, and Drones Key at Bowling Alley Fire

Joe Pronesti recounts an incident that may prompt “what if” scenarios for larger buildings and target hazards in your jurisdiction.