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

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"Real Accountability"

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Pilot Rescue and Recovery Operations in Lake Pontchartrain

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A Whole New Ball Game

Media Review

Transformal Leadership In the Fire Service

On The Job: FLORIDA

On The Job: FLORIDA

NFPA 1801, Standard on Thermal Imagers

Designing a Target Hazard Program

Designing a Target Hazard Program

Electric Vehicles: Part 2

Electric Vehicles: Part 2

We Can Correct Years of Flawed Training

We Can Correct Years of Flawed Training

Firefighters — From Heroes to Zeros

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Rapidly Changing Conditions — Part 1

Collective Influence and Positive Relationships

The Policy of Truth

100 Years Ago

Riding the Right Front Seat — Part 2

Five Ejections, Three LODDs

The Everyday Routine Complex Fire

The "Everyday Routine Complex" Fire

Crescent City Train Derailment: 40 Years Later

Crescent City Train Derailment: 40 Years Later

Firehouse Expo

Firehouse Expo

On The Job: PENNSYLVANIA

On The Job: PENNSYLVANIA

Behold the Beam

Behold the Beam

 

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