Firehouse

February 2012

A suspect was arrested after the worst arson spree to strike the Los Angeles, CA, area since 1992. More than 50 incidents were reported in a few days involving vehicle fires, many that spread to occupied structures. a multi-agency task force of investigators worked for several days before nabbing the suspect.

Dedication: This month’s Firehouse® is dedicated to Lieutenant Timothy Oliveira, 53, of Salisbury, MA, Fire Rescue, who died in the line of duty, July 2011; and to Firefighter Jeffery Alan Cocke, 59, of the Altavista, VA, Fire Department; Firefighter/EMT Timothy R. White, 50, of the Cedar Lake, IN, Fire Department; Firefighter Trampus Haskvitz, 23, of the South Dakota Wildland Fire Suppression Division in Rapid City, SD; Lieutenant Larry Gale Nelson, 61, of the Val Verde County Rural Fire Department in Del Rio, TX; and Lieutenant Todd Krodle, 41, of the Dallas, TX, Fire Department, who died in the line of duty, August 2011.

Cover by: Cover photo by Mike Meadows

Leadership Lessons: An Effective Leader Facilitates A Quality Work Environment

Leadership Lessons: An Effective Leader Facilitates A Quality Work Environment

The Fire Scene: Surviving a House Fire: Response & Operational Factors

The Fire Scene: Surviving a House Fire: Response & Operational Factors

Fire Law: 2011 Retrospective of Fire Service Legal Developments

Fire Law: 2011 Retrospective of Fire Service Legal Developments

Command Post: Riding the Right-Front Seat – Part 9

Command Post: Riding the Right-Front Seat – Part 9

University of Extrication: Roof Removal Evolutions

University of Extrication: Roof Removal Evolutions

New Deliveries: 2/12

New Deliveries: 2/12

Hot Shots 2/12

Hot Shots 2/12

EMS: Study Proves Fire Service Is Top EMS Provider in U.S.

EMS: Study Proves Fire Service Is Top EMS Provider in U.S.

New Products 2/12

New Products 2/12

Product Showcase 2/12

Product Showcase 2/12

Firewire 2/12

Firewire 2/12

Fire Politics: Looking Forward in 2012: USFA & CFSI Need Your Help

Fire Politics: Looking Forward in 2012: USFA & CFSI Need Your Help

OTJ Calif sidebar: Explosions & Heavy Fire at Facility Processing Titanium and Super Alloy Scrap

OTJ Calif sidebar: Explosions & Heavy Fire at Facility Processing Titanium and Super Alloy Scrap

On The Job California: Explosions Injure Los Angeles Firefighters At Combustible Metal Fire

On The Job California: Explosions Injure Los Angeles Firefighters At Combustible Metal Fire

Industry News 2/12

As Firehouse Sees It: Does Everybody Get It?

As Firehouse Sees It: Does Everybody Get It?

Tools & Technologies: Fire Service Prepares for Change In PPE Technology

Tools & Technologies: Fire Service Prepares for Change In PPE Technology

SPEAK UP: Keeping the Media Safe in Danger Zones

SPEAK UP: Keeping the Media Safe in Danger Zones

Fire Studies: Overhauling and Salvage – Part 2

Fire Studies: Overhauling and Salvage – Part 2

Scuttlebutt 2/12

Scuttlebutt 2/12

Rekindles 2/2012

Rekindles 2/2012

The Five Deadly Sins Of Thermal Imaging

The "Five Deadly Sins" Of Thermal Imaging

Close Calls: Speaking THEIR Language While Operating in OUR World

Close Calls: Speaking THEIR Language While Operating in OUR World

HIGHER EDUCATION: The Accreditation Debate

Higher Education FESHE: National Fire Academy Promotes Standardized Fire Science Education

Higher Education FESHE: National Fire Academy Promotes Standardized Fire Science Education

 

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