Firehouse

April 2012

Six people were displaced after a suspicious fire in a two-story apartment building in South Los Angeles on May 11, 2011.

Dedication: This month’s Firehouse® is dedicated to Firefighter III Duane Ibarra, 50, of the Maui County Department of Public Safety in Kahului, HI; Firefighter Brandon Little, 19, of United Hook and Ladder Company 33 in New Oxford, PA; Firefighter Bruce Turcotte, 58, of Hopelawn, NJ, Engine Company 1; and Captain Walter C. Sumner, 49, of the Cranesville, PA, Volunteer Fire Department, who died in the line of duty, January 2012; and to Senior Firefighter/Engineer/Paramedic Doug Haase Sr., 60, of the St. Charles, MO, Fire Department, who died in the line of duty, February 2012.

Cover by: Cover photo by Martin Nate Rawner

As Firehouse Sees It: Three Cheers

Firehouse Insider April 2012

Firehouse Insider April 2012

Tools & Technologies: Firefighter Turnout Gear: Why Is Fit Important?

Tools & Technologies: Firefighter Turnout Gear: Why Is Fit Important?

Fire Chief Interview: FIRE CHIEF CHARLES HOOD San Antonio, TX, Fire Department

Fire Chief Interview: FIRE CHIEF CHARLES HOOD San Antonio, TX, Fire Department

Scuttlebutt 4/12

Scuttlebutt 4/12

New Deliveries 4/12

New Deliveries 4/12

New Products 4/12

New Products 4/12

For the Record 4/12

For the Record 4/12

Hot Shots 4/12

Hot Shots 4/12

Industry News 4/12

EMS: EMS Near-Miss Program Website Launched

EMS: EMS Near-Miss Program Website Launched

Thermal Imaging: Deployment – Getting Thermal Imagers Into the "Right Hands"

Close Calls: Firefighter Seriously Burned While Attempting Searches

Close Calls: Firefighter Seriously Burned While Attempting Searches

On The Job Indiana: Three-Alarm Fire Destroys Vacant Lowell Factory

On The Job Indiana: Three-Alarm Fire Destroys Vacant Lowell Factory

Higher education: Online Learning and Program Selection: The Basics

Higher education: E-Textbook's Fast Growth

Higher education: E-Textbook's Fast Growth

Speak Up 4/12

Speak Up 4/12

Fire Technology: D Block: The Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network

Fire Technology: D Block: The Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network

THE FIRE PIO: Qualifications of a Fire Department Public Information Officer

University of Extrication: Thermal Events: Part 1

University of Extrication: Thermal Events: Part 1

Command Post: Riding the Right-Front Seat – Part 10: Be Ready

Fire Politics: Employee Relations: The Relationship Is Changing

Fire Politics: Employee Relations: The Relationship Is Changing

Fire Law: Can a Homeowner Just Say No?

Fire Law: Can a Homeowner Just Say No?

Fire Law sidebar: Connecticut Video Creates Controversy

Coordinating Ventilation with Suppression

Coordinating Ventilation with Suppression

 

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