The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) released a training bulletin dealing with recognizing the dynamic fire phenomenon known as backdraft.
Being aggressive means more than being first in, writes Duane Daggers. It also includes an understanding of the fireground and your role as a firefighter.
The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) recently released a brief article dealing with the fire behavior phenomenon known as flashover.
Investigating the flow rate and distribution of water needed to prevent flashover in residential fire scenarios.
Host Joe Pronesti talks to Nick Salameh, who wrote about "Differentiating the 'Fireground Phenomena'" in the March issue of Fire Engineering.
How are your skills when it comes to reading smoke? Join us for a Webcast with Phil Jose of the Seattle (WA) Fire Department as he takes a fresh look at this vital skill.
A report from the St. Louis Dispatch looked back at a major 1976 fire that occurred the vacant Heyday Shoe building at 2032 Locust Street.
Ongoing fire dynamics research is challenging long-held firefighting tenets. Daniel Sheridan compares what he was taught as a new firefighter in 1986 in light of fire dynamics research regarding ventilation and water application.
NIST tests could lead to stronger building codes, improved design tools.
A sudden change in flow paths can be deadly for firefighters on the line. Grab a training bulletin on such scenarios from Bill Gustin.