Firehouse

September 2009

Firefighters from Finderne and South Bound Brook assisted the Bound Brook, NJ, Fire Department at an attic fire in a semi-attached private dwelling. The fire occurred on August 24, 2008.

Dedication: This month's Firehouse is dedicated to Captain James Harlow, 50, and Probationary Firefighter Damion Hobbs, 29, of Houston, TX, Fire Department; Chief Charles Fletcher Clough Jr., 41, of the Sudlersville, MD, Volunteer Fire Company; and Station Chief/Firefighter Dennis M. Simmons, 63, of the St. John, KS, Fire Department, who died in the line of duty, April 2009.

Cover by: Cover Photo by Jack Calderone

A New Look at Wildland Urban Interface Structure Categories, Tactics & Strategies

Precision Location Meets the Real World

Cardiovascular Disease in Firefighters: Annual Physical Exams

100 Years Ago

2008 National Run Survey

Emergency Operations Centers: The Ultimate Command Posts

On The Job: ILLINOIS

The Wise Leader Must Understand Master Planning

"I Thought, This Is It...I Am Going To Die In This House Fire!"

On The Job: VERMONT

FEMA Administrator W. Craig Fugate

Thermal Imaging As a Force Multiplier

21st Century Firefighting

On The Job: MAINE

The "Anatomy & Physiology" Of the Structural Fireground

Yes — First Response Is Needed!

Apparatus Seatbelt Study: Just How Big Is a Firefighter?

Positive and Productive Labor/Management Relations: More Important Than Ever

The Ugly Truth

Rule 4: Relentless Follow-Up

CDLs: We Should All Be Ashamed — Part 2

Extrication Challenges of Advanced Steel In Vehicles: Part 5 — New Rescue Techniques

 

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