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On a recent road trip I had the opportunity to stop into Station 15 at a metropolitan fire department along with two colleagues who, together, comprised a peer review team for accreditation. The station was much like many career fire stations in the...
Harvey Eisner squeezed a hundred years of service, dedication and humility into his 59 years with us.
Janet Wilmoth talks about the Springfield, Mo., Fire Department's "Girls on Fire" recruitment event she attended.
Late this summer, an auction of about $8M in fire truck parts was held at the American LaFrance South Carolina plant. Where did it all go?
While responding to a call for help, Detroit Fire Department Squad 3 was struck by bricks, which narrowly missed the lieutenant.
Show and tell might be a kids game, but it works great for the fire service as a way to learn more about equipment and apparatus your neighboring fire departments have in the stations.
Ebola has consumed the worldwide news media, spreading the information for us all to consume. And, some is accurate and some certainly is not. Twenty-four-hour access to this information can lead to a better informed citizen, but also to some unfounded...
Todd LeDuc asks if robots can withstand the hostile environment of a structure fire and be used for extinguishment and search tasks.
Les Karpluk shares six things that can benefit today's fire service leader, especially while facing today's increasing pressures.
Robert Moran writes about what legendary Green Bay Packers Coach Vince Lombardi would consider a successful fireground.
If a deputy chief in a large urban fire department, such as Dallas, can be examined and judged, then we will all be under the microscope soon.
Summer is over and cold weather is here and chimney fires are around the corner. One Vermont man has made a product to help fight them.
There are many who work in the fire service industry who change companies and employers while still staying connected with firefighting and emergency services. They're part of the 'Velcro Club.'
John Lewis' American flag is a tribute to those who died on Sept. 11.
Some simple traditions, such as helmet shields and uniform insignia can help keep a fire department's morale high and members happy.
Capt. Dave Fornell looks at apparatus positioning on the fireground for ladders, engines and speciality units.
Firefighters say the industry hasn’t done enough to educate them about the color changes in black PPE from tan/gold PPE.
On a recent trip in rural West Virginia, I caught myself wondering where mutual aid and water supply were available, how many firefighters responded to fires and so much more.
I cannot stand to see a woman publicly berate, humiliate, degrade, insult, and dominate her man.
Chief Robert Moran often worked on the fireground with Harvey Eisner at fires in New Jersey.
Ryan Pennington reflects on a vacation with his family and some time away from teaching and the fire service.
Les Karpluk pulls quotes two books that helps firefighters see the fire service differently.
When you do not schedule the events in your life, you do not control your life. Instead, you are letting life control you.
Les Karpluk looks at five beliefs that people don't really understand when it comes to leadership in the fire service.
The tradition of cotton t-shirts or polyester shirts being worn under firefighter PPE is changing as new technology offers better options.