Firehouse

January 2012

Fairfield, CA, Truck 35 repositions due to radiant heat and advancing flames during a seven-alarm fire at a plastics-manufacturing plant. Twelve departments responded to the fire on July 26, 2011. See cover story on page 48.

Dedication: This month’s Firehouse® is dedicated to Firefighter Charles Sparks, 49, of the Adair County, KY, Volunteer Fire Department; Fire Police Lieutenant John Lackovic, 60, of the Valley Forge, PA, Volunteer Fire Company; Firefighter Travis Lee Miller, 31, of the Waterloo-Grant Township, IN, Fire Department; Firefighter Deon Jason Classay, 42, of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Fort Apache Agency, in Whiteriver, AZ; Firefighter Gaston Gagne, 46, of the Baytown, TX, Fire Department; Captain Jeffrey Scott Bowen, 37, of the Asheville, NC, Fire Department; and Captain Kyle King, 53, of the Perry, OK, Fire Department, who died in the line of duty, July 2011.

Cover by: Joel Rosenbaum/The Reporter/Vacaville

Firehouse Magazine Insider: January 2012

Firehouse Magazine Insider: January 2012

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