January 2009

A seven-alarm fire ripped through the Boston, MA, landmark James Hook lobster company on June 30, 2008. Numerous master streams were used to battle the fire in the well-involved structure. The fire destroyed 50,000 pounds of lobster and occurred across the street from the quarters of Engine 10, Tower Ladder 3 and Rescue 1.

Dedication: This month's Firehouse is dedicated to Deputy Chief Jeff Powers, 44, of the Southern Marin Fire Protection District in Mill Valley, CA; Captain Gary L. Studer, 61, of the Whitehorse, OH, Fire Department; and Firefighter Michael MacDonald, 26, of the Chief Mountain Interagency Hot Shot Crew in Browning, MT, who died in the line of duty, June 2008; and to Firefighter Robert Roland,63, of the Anderson Valley Volunteer Fire Department in Boonville, CA; and Firefighter Joe Pat Jordan, 71, of the Pickton-Pine Forest Volunteer Fire Department in Pickton, TX, who died in the line of duty, July 2008.

A Visiting Fireman In Shenzhen

December 31, 2008

Experience Counts

December 31, 2008

Rekindles: January 2009

December 31, 2008

Editorial: Sign of the Times

December 31, 2008

100 Years Ago

December 31, 2008

The Apparatus Architect Part 39 - Apparatus Design on New and Rebuilt Units

Another Case of Let's Fire the Paramedics

December 31, 2008

Thermal Imaging in 2009 - A List of Resolutions

On The Job - Texas: Multiple Alarms, Multiple Challenges at Belton Factory Fire

December 31, 2008

Road Warriors

What to Do When Someone "Says Something"

The New Year, Positive Outcomes & Seatbelts

Philadelphia's Hazmat Team: On Duty at Eagles Football Games

Cost-Effective Communications: Getting the Most for Your Emergency Dispatch Dollars

Maine Firefighter Trapped: Part 2 - The Post-Incident Analysis

Lifting Heavy Loads - Part 4