COVID-19 has put us in a war zone, where we are performing an unfathomable number of CPR runs a day; yet, we continue forward with compassion, performance, and respect.
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.
Are you into the job, or on the job? Be excited, be enthusiastic, be ready—the greatest calling in the worlds needs your passion.
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.
Frank L. Fire Sr., a longtime adviser to Fire Engineering and FDIC instructor, passed away on May 30, 2020, after a brief illness.
Check out the 2020 Fire Engineering Wildland Supplement, which features a variety of pieces on wildland firefighting and is bundled with our June issue.
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.
Read Letters to the Editor from the June 2020 issue of Fire Engineering, including one on Chief Bobby Halton's interview with Kevin Shea.
Read recent fire news from the June 2020 issue of Fire Engineering, including research on time to flashover and fire standards.
Ronald E. Kanterman uses his 44 years of fire service experience to give this brief but vital rundown the role safety plays in the decisions every chief must make.