Firehouse

September 2010

Some of the 1,100 firefighters from the U.S. Forest Service and Orange County assigned to the Sheep Fire near Wrightwood, CA, work to contain a backfiring operation. The fire burned 7,000 acres and five homes and forced 6,000 residents to evacuate. The fire occurred on Oct. 4, 2009.

Dedication: This month’s Firehouse® is dedicated to Firefighter Donald E. Schaper, 53, of the Timber Knob Volunteer Fire Department in Gainsville, MO; Captain Harold Reed Sr., 74, of Peru, KS, Fire District 3; Assistant Chief Garrett Loomis, 26, of the Sackets Harbor, NY, Fire Department; Captain Vincent Iaccino, 65, of Roosevelt Fire District Engine Company 1 in Hyde Park, NY; and Firefighter Steven Scott Crannell, 47, of the Guthrie Center, IA, Fire Department, who died in the line of duty, April 2010.

Cover by: Keith Cullom

Firehouse Expo

Firehouse Expo

Crescent City Train Derailment: 40 Years Later

Crescent City Train Derailment: 40 Years Later

What Is Our Biggest Liability?

Diet and Cholesterol

Transformal Leadership In the Fire Service

NFPA 1801, Standard on Thermal Imagers

"Real Accountability"

Designing a Target Hazard Program

Designing a Target Hazard Program

Pilot Rescue and Recovery Operations in Lake Pontchartrain

Media Review

On The Job: FLORIDA

On The Job: FLORIDA

Rapidly Changing Conditions — Part 1

Rapidly Changing Conditions — Part 1

Firefighters — From Heroes to Zeros

We Can Correct Years of Flawed Training

We Can Correct Years of Flawed Training

Collective Influence and Positive Relationships

Riding the Right Front Seat — Part 2

The Policy of Truth

Five Ejections, Three LODDs

100 Years Ago

What Is Our Biggest Liability?

What Is Our Biggest Liability?

The Everyday Routine Complex Fire

The "Everyday Routine Complex" Fire

A Whole New Ball Game

A Whole New Ball Game

Behold the Beam

Behold the Beam

Electric Vehicles: Part 2

Electric Vehicles: Part 2

On The Job: PENNSYLVANIA

On The Job: PENNSYLVANIA

 

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