From the Fire Engineering Vault: Collapse Training

Los Angeles firefighters jump for their lives.

The May 1961 cover of Fire Engineering shows a dynamic fire scene as firefighters leap for their lives. Approaching a similar structure today, what are your size-up questions? How would the answers to these questions determine strategy and tactics? 

MORE FIRE SERVICE TRADITIONS AND HISTORY

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The Great Conflagration at San Francisco

The 1898 Philly Fire Behind the Stolen Plaque

St Louis, Mo., 1914: Missouri Athletic Club and Other Fires

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