July 2007

Nine firefighters were killed during a fire in a furniture showroom in Charleston, SC, on June 18, 2007. See page 66 for the first report.

Dedication: This month’s Firehouse is dedicated to Captain/Paramedic Billy A. Gafford, 56, of the Birmingham, AL, Fire & Rescue Service; Captain Joe Ed Ivy, 51, of the Nacogdoches, TX, Fire Department; Firefighter Christopher Jaros, 24, of the Ceredo, WV, Volunteer Fire-Rescue Department; Firefighter Vernon "Bob" McKenzie, 64, of Gem County Fire Protection District 2 in Sweet, ID; Fire Police Captain Edgar Hamlin Scott, 75, of the Menands, NY, Fire Department; Firefighter/Technician 1 Kyle Robert Wilson, 24, of the Prince William County, VA, Department of Fire and Rescue; and Staff Chief of Operations Bryan Zollner, 44, of CAL FIRE in Sacramento, CA, who died in the line of duty, April 2007.

Air Vacuum Corp.

Air Vacuum Corp.

American Military University

Allison Transmission

A.H. Stock Mfg. Corp.

Advanced Safety Products, Inc.

Progress Report - Maryland

July 1, 2007

Mapping Your Future

July 1, 2007

Carolina Burning

July 1, 2007

The Apparatus Architect: Part 31 - Rebuilding Apparatus

"Street Sense": The Path To a Safe, Effective Response

"20-Minute Wonders": Bane of the Fire Service

Are You Prepared For a Chlorine Attack?

Editorial: Another Dark Day We Will Never Forget

July 1, 2007

Rekindles: July 2007

July 1, 2007

First Report: 9 Firefighters Die in Charleston Furniture Center Fire and Collapse

July 1, 2007

Hybrid Vehicle Update - Part 1 Color-Coding High-Voltage Cables & Connectors

Floor Failure - Part 2: Managing the Risk

Marketing Leadership: Part 2 - What Business Are We Really In?

Montgomery County Forms Countywide Incident Support Team

What To Do with Old Thermal Imagers

Learning Lessons From Lessons Learned

The Ten Command-ments of Intelligent & Safe Fireground Operations

Firefighters Escape With Kids in Arms

Deadly Twisters in Florida

July 1, 2007

Air Management