March 2009

The Roseville, MI, Fire Department responded to a two-alarm building fire on Dec. 7, 2008. The blaze was fought in defensive mode due to fire and building conditions. Units from Eastpointe, St. Clair Shores, Warren, Clinton Township and Harrison Township responded to the second alarm. The fire was brought under control using one tower, one ladder pipe and several handlines. Companies operated for about three hours to control the fire.

Dedication: This month's Firehouse is dedicated to Captain Richard Lynn Rhea, 60, of the Crawfordville, FL, Volunteer Fire Department; and to Firefighter Kyle Perkins, 45, and Firefighter Cory James Galloway, 23, of the Kilgore, TX, Fire Department, who died in the line of duty, January 2009.

Rekindles: March 2009

February 28, 2009

100 Years Ago

February 28, 2009

Hazmat Response In the Black Hills Of South Dakota

How Did We Get Into This Mess?

The Ongoing Importance Of a Unified Voice

On The Job - Indiana: 5-Alarm Fire Guts Historic Structures in Lawrenceburg

February 28, 2009

First Report: Buffalo Plane Crash

February 28, 2009

PASS Alarms

February 28, 2009

Fire-Rescue Service Roundtable: Fire Department Health & Wellness Initiatives

Lifting Heavy Loads - Part 6

Are You Fit?

Alternative Funding Sources For the Fire Service

Using Incident Command To Manage Firefighter Safety

Anatomy of a Major High-Rise Exercise

Smile - You May Be On Camera!

Marketing Public Fire Education: A Fire Prevention Success Story

To Breathe or Not to Breathe; It Shouldn't Be a Question

Fireground Staffing...Yes! But What About Command Staffing? -- Part 2

Editorial: Changing Attitudes

February 28, 2009

On The Job - Florida: Multi-Alarm Fire Destroys Polk County Warehouse

February 28, 2009

High-Rise Building Collapse: Considerations for the 21st Century Fire Chief

Airlines and Emergency Services: We Can Learn A Thing or Two

Thermal Imagers In Rural and Urban Rescue

Computerizing the Fire Service: How Computers Are Transforming Day-to-Day Functions

Police-Fire Wars: Who Is in Charge?