Building Construction

A basic knowledge of interior building finishes and how they are attached can greatly aid you in performing overhaul. Greg Havel reviews these features and suggests approaches to removing or cutting them.
Fire Dynamics

Wood trusses, a common component of modern construction, may have been modified without approval, posing a collapse hazard. Learn more about this element of building construction from Gregory Havel.

For National Fire Prevention Week, Gregory Havel takes a look at an incident in which the fire service had to deal with a massive situation far beyond its normal scope: The Texas City Disaster of 1947.