Firefighting

Eric G. Bachman uses a July 2019 response by the Lafayette (PA) Volunteer Fire Company that taught some serious lessons on the best way to handle an incident involving a fire in a drainage system.
Fire Prevention & Protection

Eric Bachman offers another case study of how fire departments working in concert with developers can help with preplanning efforts and better ensure effective emergency response.
Fire Prevention & Protection

Recognizing, understanding, and contemplating the challenges, intricacies, and hazards of a facility is essential to mounting an effective and safety-minded response, writes Eric Bachman.
Firefighting

Like building construction types, learning the occupancy classes is necessary for understanding associated challenges and characteristics related to the occupancy layout and occupant demographics, writes Eric G. Bachman.
Fire Prevention & Protection

Marking a door may not seem to be a tremendous concern in the overall scheme of response to a facility, but sometimes it’s the little things like that which can hinder or create incident-hampering problems, writes Eric G. Bachman.