Serious firefighters know playing catch-up on the fireground often results in cascading events that can have disastrous consequences.
Just because there is no ladder truck on scene does not mean truck work is not performed.
Alex Degnan outlines some tactical hydraulic ventilation techniques, advantages, and applications.
The observations and decisions we make when we initially arrive at a strip mall fire will set the tone for the success and safety of an operation, says Tom Dunne.
Brian Brush offers one way to simplify and maximize the effectiveness of your first-due engine company actions.
James Johnson will evaluate some of the most common myths relating to the performance of building construction materials and systems under fire conditions.
At FDIC International 2020, Nicholas Papa will examine ventilation and its relationship to fire behavior and how it impacts the fire; our operations; and, most importantly, potential victims.
Fire companies sitting in the cab of their vehicle are not ready for immediate deployment at a high-rise assignment, writes Bill Gustin.
In this episode, host Joe Pronesti talks to St. Louis (MO) Fire Captain Bob Fields about his recent Fire Engineering article on big city tactics for small fire departments.
Michael Wolfschmidt explains the most expeditious ways to fight fires in crawlspaces and how to avoid injuries and dangers.