Firehouse

March 2012

Two firefighters had close calls during a second-alarm fire in Pawtucket, RI, on Jan. 6, 2012. One firefighter’s foot went through the roof and the other firefighter almost rolled off the roof when it burned through underneath them.

Dedication: This issue of Firehouse® is dedicated to Firefighter Crisanto Leo Lionell, 54, of the California Department of Corrections; Firefighter William “Jumbo” Elliott, 49, of Pompano Beach, FL, Fire Rescue; Chief Samuel Butler, 52, of the Evans Crossroads Volunteer Fire Department in Maxton, NC; and Firefighter David Crenshaw, 63, of the Anderson County, SC, Fire Department, who died in the line of duty, January 2012.

Cover by: Cover photo by Tom Carmody

Leadership Lessons: Creating Accountability At the Management Level

Leadership Lessons: Creating Accountability At the Management Level

The Fire Scene: Company Officer Skills: Setting the Tone for Your Crew

The Fire Scene: Company Officer Skills: Setting the Tone for Your Crew

Fire Law: 2011 Retrospective of Fire Service Legal Developments

Fire Law: 2011 Retrospective of Fire Service Legal Developments

University of Extrication: New-Design A- and B-Pillars

University of Extrication: New-Design A- and B-Pillars

New Deliveries 3/12

New Deliveries 3/12

KME Delivers Custom Pumper

KME Delivers Custom Pumper

January 25, 2012
From KME Fire Apparatus
Smeal Delivers Custom Pumper to Newport

Smeal Delivers Custom Pumper to Newport

March 1, 2012
From Smeal Fire Apparatus
Seagrave Delivers Pumper to Albuquerque Fire Department

Seagrave Delivers Pumper to Albuquerque Fire Department

January 25, 2012
From Seagrave Fire Apparatus, LLC.
Pierce Delivers Velocity Pumper to Scullville FD

Pierce Delivers Velocity Pumper to Scullville FD

March 1, 2012
From Pierce Mfg.
E-ONE Delivers Cyclone II Pumper

E-ONE Delivers Cyclone II Pumper

January 30, 2012
From E-ONE
Rosenbauer Delivers 1,000-gpm Fast-Attack Pumper

Rosenbauer Delivers 1,000-gpm Fast-Attack Pumper

March 1, 2012
From Rosenbauer America
Darley Delivers All-Wheel-Drive Quick-Attack Unit

Darley Delivers All-Wheel-Drive Quick-Attack Unit

From W.S. Darley & Co.
March 1, 2012
Medtec Delivers Two RediMedic Ambulances

Medtec Delivers Two RediMedic Ambulances

March 1, 2012
From Medtec Ambulance Corp
Sutphen Delivers to Fort Lee, NJ, Fire Department

Sutphen Delivers to Fort Lee, NJ, Fire Department

January 25, 2012
From Sutphen Corporation
Hot Shots 3/12

Hot Shots 3/12

Hot Shots 3/13

Hot Shots 3/13

EMS: There's an App For That!

EMS: There's an App For That!

New Products 3/12

New Products 3/12

Product Showcase 3/12

Product Showcase 3/12

Firewire 3/12

Fire Politics: Be Sure to Check Behind the Curtain

Fire Politics: Be Sure to Check "Behind the Curtain"

On The Job Texas: Four-Alarm Fire Destroys Waxahachie Chemical Plant

On The Job Texas: Four-Alarm Fire Destroys Waxahachie Chemical Plant

Industry News 3/12

As Firehouse Sees It: Changing Times

As Firehouse Sees It: Changing Times

Tools & Technologies: Targeting Fire Department Tanker Stability and Safety

Tools & Technologies: Targeting Fire Department Tanker Stability and Safety

 

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