Mark van der Feyst examines two ways firefighters can ventilate a flat roof: the coffin cut and the square cut.
Mark van der Feyst examines some considerations firefighters need to keep in mind when dealing with flat roofs.
Fire photographer Tim Olk shared some recent photos of Chicago firefighters at work at a recent house fire.
Fire photographer Ian Kushnir shared some photos from the scene of a recent house fire in Melvindale, Michigan.
In this firefighter training video, Mike Ciampo demonstrates the louver cut for roof ventilation operations.
In this firefighter training video, Mike Ciampo discusses using various hand tools in roof ventilation operations.
In this firefighter training video, Mike Ciampo has tips on starting up rotary saws and roof ventilation operations.
Firefighters responded on April 15 to this two-alarm house fire in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. See fire photos courtesy of David Bryce.
A firefighter got into some trouble on the fireground Monday morning while operating at a two-alarm Bridgeport (CT) residential fire that left several people injured.
As a firefighter assigned to the roof, you must keep an open mind with regard to your operations, roof construction, access to and egress from the roof, tools, and how you will perform the details of your task. Read more from Dennis Walton.