Firehouse

June 2011

Firefighters battle a four-alarm fire in Leominster, MA, involving a large, 2½-story/three-story wood-frame structure on March 5, 2011. The fire had a good start prior to arrival and heavy fire was on the second and third floors. Mutual aid was called from six departments.

Dedication: This month’s Firehouse® is dedicated to Firefighter Larry Gressett Sr., 33, of the Toomsuba, MS, Volunteer Fire Department; Firefighter Thomas V. Regan, 82, of the Garden City Park, NY, Fire Department; Firefighter/ Forest Ranger Technician Donald R. Lam, 58, of the Kentucky Division of Forestry in Frankfort, KY; Firefighter/Paramedic Glenn L. Allen, 61, of the Los Angeles, CA, Fire Department; and Chief Chris Stock, 49, of the Westport, KY, Volunteer Fire Department, who died in the line of duty, February 2011

Cover by: Michael S. LaPrade

Pros and Cons of The Forward Stretch

Pros and Cons of The Forward Stretch

From Vision to Reality

Basic Thermal Imager Maintenance

Your Leadership Abilities & Your Effect on Others

Remembering the Father’s Day Fire

Remembering the Father’s Day Fire

FDNY Engine 343

FDNY Engine 343

On The Job: Ontario

On The Job: Ontario

Teamwork in Action

Teamwork in Action

Be a Student of Your Profession

Become a “Dopamine Dealer”

Preparing for Coexistence

The Importance of Checking Your Equipment

Evaluating the “Rules of Engagement”

The Fire Service: Doing What They Can

100 Years Ago

100 Years Ago

Sidewinder Stabilization Device

Sidewinder Stabilization Device

From Junkyard Dog Industries
Scuttlebutt

Scuttlebutt

Single Connection Coupler

Single Connection Coupler

From Amkus, Inc.
Super Beast

Super Beast

From Champion Rescue Tools
Rescue Tool

Rescue Tool

From Channellock, Inc.
Hasty Search Kit

Hasty Search Kit

From Con-Space Communications
Trainer's Guide

Trainer's Guide

On the Job: ONTARIO

On the Job: ONTARIO

ALL 9 cutter

ALL 9 cutter

From Genesis Rescue Sys.

Fire Technology: Preparing for Coexistence

 

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