Los Angeles County (CA) Fire Department firefighters responded to an overnight structure fire in a housing complex under construction.
The early adoption of mass timber codes allows for the development of wood buildings ranging from nine to 18 stories tall.
In this episode, Sal Ancona talks with host Joe Pronesti about a recent fire in a balloon frame dwelling on Long Island and the lessons learned.
The building is your enemy. Jack Murphy, Paul Dansbach, James Johnson, and Lex Shady join Joe Pronesti to review building construction issues for firefighters.
In this episode, host Chris Naum talks with guests Mike Lopina and Doug Cline about emerging trends in building construction.
James Johnson and Barry Franchi examine building construction and issues impacting firefighting operations and safety.
A two-alarm fire at a Durham townhome complex under construction
Mark van der Feyst examines some considerations firefighters need to keep in mind when dealing with flat roofs.
Preplanning the buildings in your response area is not just "busy work" but an essential part of the job. Bob Fields on becoming intimately familiar with the structures in your area.
How well do you know the buildings in your response area? In this month's Mayday Monday, Tony Carroll reviews the line-of-duty death of Philadelphia Fire Lieutenant Matt LeTourneau and lessons learned.