“Immediately dangerous to life or health” (IDLH) is a critical term in the fire service lexicon and one that we should be familiar with and understand. Read more from Michael Heffner.
Vyto Babrauskas presents examples of the Emergency Response Guidebook's limitations and the role they might have played in specific incidents.
When the Montezuma Fire Department arrived at the scene, they discovered the house was leveled with fire coming from the west side of the basement.
Ships, boats, and aircraft from Sri Lanka and India were escalating efforts to douse an oil tanker fire burning for a second day.
Four members of a Louisiana family were killed and a fifth was critically injured when a generator leaked carbon monoxide into their home, hours after they survived Hurricane Laura's deadly winds and storm surge.
An underground fire at an illegal dump in Alabama has been burning since May, but officials are hopeful it will be put out soon.
Beirut, Lebanon. West, Texas. Ammonium nitrate (AN) disasters cause devastation and death, but they don't need to happen at all. Dr. Vyto Babrauskas says there's a straightforward way to secure AN and save lives.