October 29, 2019
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In This Issue: California Burning, IL Apartment Fire Rescue, Smells and Bells…

Crews in California rushed to try to control multiple fires burning across the state—one that burned near a celebrity enclave in L.A., another that left a firefighter injured in wine country. Fire photographer Rick McClure shared some images of companies at work against the Tick Fire.

When on an “odor of smoke” call and a new firefighter is sent up to check the roof, what ought to be investigated? Read Adam Hansen’s new piece on probing HVAC rooftop units.

On the First-Due Battalion Chief podcast, join Danny Sheridan to discuss fireground management, tactics, leadership, and more. Sponsored by MSA.—Pete Prochilo, Online Content Manager

D.C. Firefighter Dies After Medical Emergency

Crews Battle CA Wildfires Before Windstorms Return

19 Show Horses Die in GA Barn Fire

CA Utility: Power Lines May Have Started Two Fires

Three Dead After Gary (IN) Fire

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