In this firefighter training video, Paul Dansbach, fire marshal for the Rutherford (NJ) Bureau of Fire Safety, examines potential firefighting concerns in a post-and-beam wood frame residence.
Sal Ancona reviews bowstring truss roofs and the dangers they present to firefighters operating in these buildings.
The early adoption of mass timber codes allows for the development of wood buildings ranging from nine to 18 stories tall.
The building is your enemy. Jack Murphy, Paul Dansbach, James Johnson, and Lex Shady join Joe Pronesti to review building construction issues for firefighters.
Oakland will pay $32.7 million to settle lawsuits filed over a 2016 fire at an illegally converted warehouse dubbed the Ghost Ship that killed 36 people, the city announced Thursday.
James Johnson and company discuss building construction issues and how they impact firefighting.
How are we going to manage marijuana when it finally is legal nationwide as a recreational substance? Bobby Halton on the fire service aspects of marijuana legalization.
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.
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.