On February 20, 2003, in West Warwick, Rhode Island, the fourth deadliest nightclub fire in United States history occurred in The Station nightclub.
A look back at a fatal 1983 fire that erupted at the Doremus Avenue Texaco storage facility in Port Newark, New Jersey
The Leary Firefighters Foundation has released a new documentary series about the 1999 Worcester (MA) Cold Storage Warehouse Fire that left six firefighters dead.
Today, we celebrate the first appearance of the National Fireman’s Journal. Bobby Halton, editor-in-chief of its descendent, Fire Engineering, offers his thoughts on this anniversary. Fire department funding/staffing issues, building construction concerns, home fire hazards, and much more—they’re all here in the first issue, November 17, 1877.
What can you find in the Fire Engineering archives about your department’s history? Rob Maloney dives into the archives.
This past weekend marks the 81st anniversary of Great New England Hurricane of 1938. See more in our archives.
On June 26, 1964, minutes after the Marshalls Creek (PA) Volunteer Fire Department arrived on scene at a truck fire, the vehicle suddenly exploded, killing thee members of the department, destroying three apparatus, and creating a large crater.
What is this old term used back in the late 1800s to describe certain firefighters? Read Howard J. Hill's to find out.