Firefighters responded January 4 to this dwelling fire in Dearborn Heights, Michigan, and fire photographer Ian Kushnir provided a few images from the scene.
These limited or rural water supply situations are challenging, but through training, preplanning, and communication, they can be handled in a highly efficient and effective manner, writes Brian Zaitz.
We received a call ONE DAY at around 1700 hours from one of our Fire Department of New York (FDNY) members who was just getting off shift.
Detroit (MI) firefighters responded to this fire in a vacant two-story dwelling. See some photos from Dave Traiforos.
At around 14:00 hours on Sunday February 22, Clifton (NJ) Fire Alarm dispatched units to the area of 36 Miller Plaza for a reported working garage fire.
James Silvernail discusses that modern day structural firefighting requires a supplied water source for the control, containment, and extinguishment of structure fires.
Dealing with limited water supply situations is tough; we are trying to box with one hand tied behind our backs, writes Brian Zaitz.
Paul Spurgeon discusses what is needed to calculate a correct discharge pressure, which, in turn, delivers the proper flow rates your crews need.
Rural fire departments must master the art of identifying and maximizing existing and potential water supplies in their jurisdictions.
Firefighters battling the five-alarm Mission Bay fire had to tap into San Francisco's rarely used emergency backup water supply when regular sources proved inadequate.