James Johnson and company discuss building construction issues and how they impact firefighting.
Cincinnati (OH) firefighters responded to a fire last night that went to three alarms in a reportedly vacant structure.
View the second installment of Joe Pronesti's class on firefighting strategies for "Main Street" America, namely the legacy Type III constructed buildings frequently found in the downtown areas of small and mid-sized cities.
On July 1, 1988, five veteran firefighters were trapped and killed under a massive pile of stored auto parts and collapsed roof, ceiling, and truss assemblies.
As cities and buildings get smarter, so should the fire departments that protect them. Jack Murphy and Jerry Tracy review how tech advances will help firefighter preplanning.
In this episode of "In Their Own Words," Host Joe Pronesti talks with Jack Murphy about his recent article in June’s Fire Engineering Magazine. They're joined by guest Sean DeCrane, and touch on the "Know Before You Go" concept.
In this episode, host Jeff Rothmeier is joined by Jeff Shupe and Bob Pressler to discuss Vincent Dunn's book, Building Construction: The Firefighter's Battlespace.
Illegal structure conversions can be deadly for occupants and crews. Firefighters must be aware of the signs of a structure designed for one purpose but illegally converted to another, and of the inherent dangers within.
Host James Johnson talks with guest Kyle Smith about standpipe and fire pump systems.
Joe Pronesti offers this three-part class that provides the tools for successfully responding to a fire in a legacy building on your Main Street.