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NIOSH LODD Report: Philadelphia Firefighter Dies in Structure Fire

04/18/2017

Report lists several contributing factors in the death of a career firefighter inside a residential structure fire.

NIOSH LODD Report: Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion

04/17/2017

2013 blast killed 9 volunteer firefighters and injured an off-duty captain.

NIOSH LODD Report: Virginia Firefighter Killed in Wind Driven Fire

04/17/2017

2008 fire was the first LODD in the department’s 41-year history.

2013 Boston Marathon Bombings After Action Report

04/17/2017

Lessons learned and best practices from various agencies involved in responding to the terror bombings.

NIOSH LODD Report: Colorado Firefighter Falls Through Roof

04/13/2017

Truck 8 engineer stepped onto a translucent corrugated roof panel, which cracked under his weight.

NIOSH LODD Report: Boston Back Bay Fire Tragedy

03/27/2017

Wind driven fire claims two firefighters on March 26, 2016.

 

Pittsburgh, Ross Avenue Bailout Report

03/24/2017

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

Phoenix Southwest Supermarket Fire, 2001

03/14/2017

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

03/13/2017

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 Dies from Structure Fire Injuries

02/27/2017

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

Under Pressure

02/21/2017

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

NIOSH LODD Report: Heart Attack Claims Wildland Supervisor after Training

02/13/2017

Investigators conclude that the exertion of the training precipitated the heart attack

Water Mapping with UL

01/31/2017

UL continues their work on the Fire Attack Study with development of visual aids to assist future online training.

The Volunteer Playbook

01/23/2017

Matt Beakas looks at strategies for training personnel so that training does not go to waste.

Report: Critical Health and Safety Issues in the Volunteer Fire Service

Report: Critical Health and Safety Issues in the Volunteer Fire Service

12/14/2016

USFA and NVFC highlight issues related to health and safety

Situational Awareness to Potential Violence

11/28/2016

With escalating acts of local aggression dominating the news, the need in the fire service to focus intently on personal safety is becoming more evident by the day.

MGM Grand Hotel Fire Anniversary

11/21/2016

Read the reports on what led up to this deadly fire and how firefighters responded

Fire Editor 360: Dodge Ball, Update

11/17/2016

Our thoughts on fun, fitness and being serious about your health and training

Fire Dynamics and Ventilation Profile: Manhattan High-Rise Fire

11/15/2016

FDNY Battalion Chief Leeb highlights fire behavior points in a recent Manhattan high-rise fire video.

Review: NFPA Fourth Needs Assessment

11/11/2016

FireRescue Magazine Editor-in-Chief Erich Roden reviews the report and highlights one area needing attention.

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