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

Leadership Lessons: The Power Of the Company Officer

Leadership Lessons: The Power Of the Company Officer

The Fire Scene: Sewing a Grape

The Fire Scene: Sewing a Grape

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FIRE SERVICE TECHNOLOGY: SPECIAL REPORT: Public Safety Communications Update

Three Simple Ideas to a Healthier Fire Service

Three Simple Ideas to a Healthier Fire Service

Firefighter Health & Wellness: More Departments Promote Wellness Initiatives

Firefighter Health & Wellness: More Departments Promote Wellness Initiatives

The NFPA Process: What It Means to Your Health & Safety

The NFPA Process: What It Means to Your Health & Safety

University of Extrication: Jammed Door Skills Training

University of Extrication: Jammed Door Skills Training

Hot Shots 1/12

Hot Shots 1/12

EMS: Changing the Future Of EMS in 2012

EMS: Changing the Future Of EMS in 2012

Avon-ISI Viking Z Seven SCBA

Avon-ISI Viking Z Seven SCBA

From Avon Protection
SC-357 and SC-557 Combination Tools

SC-357 and SC-557 Combination Tools

From Hurst Jaws of Life
Havis Weatherproof Docking Station

Havis Weatherproof Docking Station

From Havis , Inc.
Fat Ivan Fold-Up Door Chock

Fat Ivan Fold-Up Door Chock

From Fat Ivan
First Look Pro Version 5 (FLP 5)

First Look Pro Version 5 (FLP 5)

From The Cad Zone, Inc.
MedVault 2 Narcotics Locker

MedVault 2 Narcotics Locker

From Knox Co.
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Fire Politics: A Great Friend Is Gone, But Never Forgotten

On The Job California: Seven Alarms At Plastics Plant

On The Job California: Seven Alarms At Plastics Plant

As Firehouse Sees It: Another Tragedy

As Firehouse Sees It: Another Tragedy

Tech Rescue: Accidental Hypothermia Calls in Horses

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Forum 1/12

Scuttlebutt 1/12

Scuttlebutt 1/12

Rekindles 1/12

Rekindles 1/12

Safety Survival: Flameover Fires: Assessing the Danger

Safety Survival: Flameover Fires: Assessing the Danger

EVOC: Computer-Based Diagnostics For Fire Apparatus Safety

EVOC: Computer-Based Diagnostics For Fire Apparatus Safety

The Five Deadly Sins Of Thermal Imaging

The "Five Deadly Sins" Of Thermal Imaging

 

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