Jerry Tracy leads the Building Construction Awareness Project panel in a discussion about the legacy of this devastating New York City fire and its lessons for firefighters.
Chris Naum of Buildingsonfire reviews the FDNY's 23rd Street fire and collapse.
James Braidwood of Edinburgh led a storied firefighting career across the pond, and many of his innovations traveled to take root here in America and still persist today.
During a 2006 fire in a "dollar store" in the Bronx, Fire Department of New York (FDNY) Lieutenant Howard Carpluk and Probationary Firefighter Michael Reilly died in the line of duty. Read an excerpt from the NIOSH report on the fire.
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.
On June 30, 2013, 19 firefighters with the Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew were killed battling the Yarnell Hill Fire in Arizona.
Today marks 13 years since nine Charleston firefighters were killed in a fire at the Sofa Superstore
On June 18, 2007, a fire at the Sofa Super Store in Charleston, South Carolina, left nine firefighters dead.
Kevin J. Mochen recounts the 1972 collapse of the Hotel Vendome in Boston, an event which killed nine firefighters, the largest single loss of members' lives in Boston (MA) Fire Department history.
On Father's Day, June 17, 2001, an explosion at a hardware store in Queens killed three members of the Fire Department of New York (FDNY).