Mark van der Feyst reviews some of the common hazards firefighters may encounter while performing searches.
The driver position is required for the rest of the team to prosper. Read more from Mark van der Feyst.
Mark van der Feyst presents a review of fire extinguishers for small fires.
Mark van der Feyst reviews additional items that can be placed in a standpipe tool kit.
Mark van der Feyst reviews some of the fundamentals when it comes to putting together a standpipe hose kit.
Mark van der Feyst takes a look at one of the more common hose loads found on fire apparatus.
Mark van der Feyst reviews basic safety tips for interacting with helicopters and helicopter crews at emergency scenes.
Glenn Corbett offers this quick look at the history of fire escapes and their relevancy when responding to building fires today.
"Although we tend to associate standpipe systems with big cities or high-rise buildings, you will be surprised to see where they are located in smaller settings," writes Mark van der Feyst.
Tom Warren looks at how leadership has evolved in the fire service and advocates conceptualizing the elements of leadership as the three areas of roles, responsibilities, and boundaries.