View the second installment of Joe Pronesti's class on firefighting strategies for "Main Street" America, namely the legacy Type III constructed buildings frequently found in the downtown areas of small and mid-sized cities.
On June 30, 2013, 19 firefighters with the Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew were killed battling the Yarnell Hill Fire in Arizona.
Make sure your department is ready before disaster strikes. Download a toolkit designed to provide front-line first response organizations with information, tools, and resources for preplanning pipeline incidents.
Mark Goodman advances the concept of imminent stress and another way to conceptualize the stressors affecting firefighters and first responders.
In this firefighter training video, Adam Hansen and Anthony Deko review some of the dangers firefighters ought to know about dangers associated with HVAC RTUs.
In some cases, the critical function of water supply is lacking critical thinking. Brian Brush takes a look at evaluating your water supply operations.
As cities and buildings get smarter, so should the fire departments that protect them. Jack Murphy and Jerry Tracy review how tech advances will help firefighter preplanning.
Kevin J. Mochen recounts the 1972 collapse of the Hotel Vendome in Boston, an event which killed nine firefighters, the largest single loss of members' lives in Boston (MA) Fire Department history.
Dr. Doug Isaacs and Capt. Yonathan Klein review best practices for cleaning fire apparatus.
Just as firefighters must orient themselves on the fireground, an officer must maintain orientation of their priorities to succeed and grow. David DeStefano considers a method for conceptualizing four factors that are crucial in staying focused.