Civilian Rescue: The Reason We Exist

July 27, 2021 | 1 PM EDT

This webcast emphasizes the need to refocus the fire service on civilian rescue. The fire service has done a great job of emphasizing the need for firefighter safety, especially over the past 25 years. Rapid intervention, two out, the 16 Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives, Project Mayday, and many other efforts have been a critical part of the overall firefighter safety enterprise.

James Davis

From Tactical to Practical: The Fire Investigation Team at High-Rise Fires

July 19, 2021 | 1 PM EDT

This webcast highlights the important functions of the Fire Investigation Team (FIT) during the first few crucial minutes of a high-rise incident, which will undoubtedly set the tone for the entire incident. The FIT becomes the incident commander’s (IC’s) “eyes and ears.” The instructor walks you through the front door of a high-rise building and methodically works your way up to the fire floor.

New Trends in Pumper Specifications

June 22, 2021 | 1 PM EDT
The horizon is changing on pumper apparatus specifications. In this webinar, we'll discuss new trends in pumper specification, including clean cab, clean air scrubbers, SAM systems and pump panel locations. Our job at Rosenbauer is to help you save lives and protect property. A pumper fire apparatus is a key component to that. This discussion will serve as a resource to you as you specify your next pumper apparatus.
Huge flames and smoke shoot into the sky with firefighters in the foreground

Photos: Rockton (IL) Chemical Blast and Fire

Fire photographer Tim Olk offered some photos from the scene of a vast chemical fire burning Monday in Rockton, Illinois.
Massive plumes from a chemical fire in Rockton, Illinois

Evacuations Ordered from IL Chemical Fire Visible on Weather Radar

An evacuation order was in place Monday in northern Illinois because of a chemical fire large enough to be picked up by weather radar.
Firefighters at scene of industrial fire in Newburyport, Massachusetts

Firefighters Battle Fire at MA Chemical Company

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Andover Fire Rescue responded to a generator fire at Pfizer's facility

Crews Battle Fire at COVID Vaccine Developer Pfizer’s MA Facility

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Phoenix recycling yard fire

Dozens of Fire Units Battle Fire at Phoenix (AZ) Recycling Yards

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Iran refinery fire

Iran Oil Refinery Fire Burns into Second Day

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