Firefighter Safety

Phoenix Southwest Supermarket Fire, 2001

Revisit the lessons learned from the fatal fire that claimed Firefighter Bret Tarver and injured four others.

NIOSH LODD Report: Teen New York Lieutenant Dies in House Fire

Lack of crew integrity, improper SCBA use and inexperience are among the contributing factors in this firefighter’s death.

Upstream and Downstream Threats

Spring brings with it thawing and potential flooding. It is a dangerous time for some public safety dive teams that h...

Firefighter Health

The Warriors...By the Thousands

Nozzlehead looks at the continuing threat cancer poses to the fire service.

5 Tests to Measure Your Fireground Fitness

When talking about firefighter fitness, you are only as strong as your weakest part. As firefighters, we must not only be able to lift a lot of weight; we must also have good muscular endurance, gr...

Realistic Expectations for the Rapid Intervention Team

Too many incidents have shown that many rapid intervention crews are unprepared for the job. BC Matt Tobia defines th...

On-Duty Deaths and Advancing Hoselines in 2016

A closer look at reported firefighter fatality on the hoseline data.

O2X Human Performance

The O2X Human Performance team shares how their Eat Sweat Thrive program helps build healthier and safer communities and is saving the lives of firefighters.

Longer and Longer

Shannan Mills looks at the increasing length of wildfire season.

Roll-Down Security Gates, Part 2

Paul DeBartolomeo looks at common security feature in part two of this three part series.

Line of Duty Deaths

NIOSH LODD Report: Sudden Cardiac Death Claims Michigan Sergeant

49-year old firefighter was found unresponsive in the bunkroom after being sick the night before.

Phoenix Southwest Supermarket Fire, 2001

Revisit the lessons learned from the fatal fire that claimed Firefighter Bret Tarver and injured four others.

NIOSH LODD Report: Teen New York Lieutenant Dies in House Fire

Lack of crew integrity, improper SCBA use and inexperience are among the contributing factors in this firefighter’s death.

Special Operations

Time Notifications

Les Baker looks at why departments should consider the use of time notifications at extrication incidents.

Southeastern Slide

Les Baker discusses a tactic to quickly and effectively move a side-resting vehicle with the use of struts and a pulling device such as a vehicle-mounted winch or come-along.

Haz-mat Response

David F. Peterson illustrates how responders can underestimate the power and capability of some hazardous materials.

Ladders Crews on the Hazmat Scene

Randy Frassetto covers how ladder companies can improve the safety and efficiency of a fuel tanker off-loading operation (hazmat incident).

Cave Rescue Capabilities

Are cave rescues just confined spaces?

Technology and Communications

Fire Prediction: Making Sense of Big Data

FireRescue Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief Erich Roden shares an article to help us move beyond simply collecting data.

NFFF Releases 2016 Fire Service Technology...

New report from the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation provides recommendations for next steps

Up in the Air

Nicola Davies examines the use of drone technology in the fire service. 

Is Big Data Analytics The Secret To Succes...

Fire services, like most other public bodies, are awash with data. This data comes from sensors on equipment and fire engines and should be collected, integrated and used more effectively to give f...

Technology Assist: Drone at Oklahoma House...

Nichols Hills house fire highlights advantage of drone use on the fireground

Training

Pittsburgh, Ross Avenue Bailout Report

Five firefighters were forced to bailout during a January 2016 house fire.

Phoenix Southwest Supermarket Fire, 2001

Revisit the lessons learned from the fatal fire that claimed Firefighter Bret Tarver and injured four others.

NIOSH LODD Report: Teen New York Lieutenan...

Lack of crew integrity, improper SCBA use and inexperience are among the contributing factors in this firefighter’s death.

NIOSH LODD Report: New York Firefighter Di...

New York volunteer firefighter was found face down in several inches of water in the basement.

Under Pressure

Anthony Rowett Jr. looks at pressure-reducing devices and the fire service.

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03/01/2017
Volume 12, Issue 3

In This Issue

O2X Human Performance

03/24/2017

The O2X Human Performance team shares how their Eat Sweat Thrive program helps build healthier and safer communities and is saving the lives of firefighters.

More Than a Plan

03/22/2017

Dave Donohue looks managing projects to improve community capabilities.

Stairwell Designation at Fires in Multiple-Story Buildings

03/20/2017

Anthony Rowett Jr. looks managing projects to improve community capabilities.

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