On December 22, 1999, Keokuk (IA) Fire Department Assistant Chief Dave McNally and Firefighters Jason Bitting and Nate Tuck died while trying to rescue children during a structure fire.
Tin ceilings on the interior of a remodeled mix-occupancy made firefighting difficult for crews in Hudson County.
Paying more attention to the lower atmosphere may allow firefighters to operate more effectively, writes Robert L. Daley.
Fire department command staff must identify residential outbuildings in their district and develop response plans for them. Read more from Robert Callahan.