Gary Bowker addresses three of the most important “reads” of which a fire officer must be aware to successfully extinguish a rood fire.
"When used routinely and adopted as department policy, benchmarks and sit-reps are important tools that enhance safety and efficiency on the fireground," writes David DeStefano.
Fire photographer Dennis Walus shared some images from the scene of an attached garage fire in Royal Oak, Michigan.
The hazards associated with modern interior fires are so severe that we need to take every opportunity possible to educate the public and convince them to practice proven fire safety practice, writes Vincent Wolfe.
How do we, as firefighters and fire officers, determine what tactics and considerations to use or rely on when faced with a structural fire event? Some thoughts from Vincent Wolfe.
Back in February, firefighters responded to a barn fire in Lower Windsor Township in York County, Pennsylvania. Fire photographer Robert Streett shared some photos from the fireground.
It is crucial to properly identify building specifications that contribute to prolonged zero-visibility conditions before conducting operations during these fires, writes David DeStefano.
Bryan Emenecker outlines challenges for operational safety and extinguishment efforts in abandoned buildings
Garden apartment fires may not be a walk in the park, but the well-trained fire company should be prepared for the challenge. David DeStefano shares some tips.