Leadership

A particularly difficult and deadly type of fire involves basements, sub-basements, cellars, sub-cellars, and crawl spaces. Learn the factors that make them so deadly and the appropriate tactics for success and safety. JOHN NORMAN
Leadership

A fire officer who understands the way a building is constructed should be able to predict what is likely to happen to that structure when it is on fire and take steps to prevent most of the deadly outcomes associated with that type of structure.
Firefighting

I saw the towers fall on television. I grabbed my FEMA USAR gear bag and took my car to Brooklyn, arriving at my fire station at noon. There, a city transport bus, with tools, spare masks, and air cylinders, took me to a staging area at the Manhattan Bridge, from where I rode into Manhattan.