Firefighters worked to control a stubborn fire in the basement of a home in Northbrook, Illinois, and Tim Olk shared some photos from the scene.
The ISFSI offered 50 Assistance to Firefighters Grant program-funded, eight-hour “Understanding and Fighting Basement Fire” courses throughout the United States in 2018 and is producing a training video featuring a general overview of the course.
Basement fires are a very dangerous scenario for firefighters. Tony Carroll reviews a fundamental firefighter safety and survival drill you can train on with your crews.
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In this week's Humpday Hangout, join Steve Pegram, Aaron Heller, and Brad French and guests as they discuss the ISFSI/UL basement fire program.
Firefighters, officers, and chiefs are accustomed to certain ways of responding. If a person calls the fire department for an odor of smoke coming from the kitchen during dinner time, the responding units will make assumptions based on the type of call and the time of day it occurs.
In today's Humpday Hangout, Hosts Aaron Heller, Steve Pegram, and Brad French will talk with Captain Seth Barker and Lt. Chris Divver of the ISFSI Understanding Basement Fires technical panel about basement fires and the ongoing research done by ISFSI and UL.
On this week's Humpday Hangout, Bill Gustin, Mike Dugan, and the rest of the panel look deeper into basement fires.
Fire photographer John Spaulding shared some photos from the scene of a recent house fire in Monroe County, New York.
Basement fires are some of the most dangerous fires firefighters encounter. Brian Zaitz has some insights on how size-up can help make for more effective (and safe) firefighting operations.