Flames from a fire in Latham, New York

Off-Duty Firefighters Rescue Woman from Latham (NY) Structure Fire

Two off-duty firefighters rescued a 92-year-old woman from a raging structure fire last week in the hamlet of Latham, New York.
Damaged Albany firefighter helmet

Albany (NY) Firefighters Forced to Bail Out in Two-Alarm Fire

Two Albany (NY) firefighters were compelled to bail out to escape deteriorating conditions during a two-alarm fire last week, according to a report.
Fire pours from a window as firefighters are poised outside the structure with hoselines

Photos: Crews Face Water Supply Issues at Albany (NY) House Fire

Firefighters operating at a house fire earlier this week in Albany, New York, had to contend with a broken water main, according to Sidewinder Photography.
Rick Lasky, Butch Cobb, Terry McGrath, Bobby Halton, and John Salka

Humpday Hangout: Fire in America

Your hosts speak with guest Butch Cobb, retired chief of the Jersey City (NJ) Fire Department and ISO, about the mission.
Miami-Dade FL firefighters stretch a hose load past obstacles

Humpday Hangout: Hose Load Configurations and Deployment Techniques

Mike Dugan, Bill Gustin, and the panel discuss hose loads and deployment techniques to stretch a hoseline upstairs, around corners, and past obstacles.
Frank Ricci, Jim Burneka, and Graham Peaslee

Humpday Hangout: Firefighter Protective Clothing

Frank Ricci talks with Jim Burneka and Dr. Graham Peaslee about the NFPA open comment period for protective clothing.
Terry McGrath, Scott Thompson, Jesse Grahl, and Garrett Rice

Humpday Hangout: Formal Mentoring for the Modern Fire Service

Battalion Chief Garrett Rice and Captain Jesse Grahl from The Colony (TX) Fire Department join hosts Scott Thompson and Terry McGrath on the subject of formal mentoring programs.
Bill Gustin, Mike Dugan, and Bobby Halton

Humpday Hangout: Hazmat and Special Ops

When confronted with a hazmat call, how confident are your non-special ops personnel in taking effective action?
Ricky Riley, Sam Hittle, Donny Fletcher, and Larry Schultz

Humpday Hangout: Complacency and Leadership

In this week's Humpday Hangout, members of Traditions Training address complacency and leadership at the company level and other topics.

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