Firehouse

May 2012

On the Cover: Three people were saved in a horrific wreck in Santa Barbara County, CA, on Jan. 12, 2012. Firefighters worked to remove the people from the crushed vehicle hanging off the highway in an extensive and difficult extrication.

Dedication: This month’s Firehouse® is dedicated to Chief David M. Flint, 49, of the Franklin Township Volunteer Fire Department in Edinboro, PA; Firefighter Zachary Whitacre, 21, of Gore, VA, Volunteer Fire & Rescue; Firefighter Jeremy Tighe, 18, of the McCutchanville Fire Department in Evansville, IN; Firefighter/EMT Matt Waller, 47, of the Memphis, TX, Fire Department; and Firefighter/EMT Gerald “Jerry” R. Wetherell, 74, of the Denton Township Fire Department in Prudenville, MI, who died in the line of duty, February 2012.

Cover by: Cover photo by Keith D. Cullom/www.fire-image.com

Firehouse Insider May 2012

Venting, Searching And Advancing Hoselines

Venting, Searching And Advancing Hoselines

A Line-of-Duty Death Saved My Life

A Line-of-Duty Death Saved My Life

Better Data Can Result in Better Policy and Operational Decisions

Better Data Can Result in Better Policy and Operational Decisions

Seatbelt Laws For Emergency Vehicles

Hot Shots 5/12

Hot Shots 5/12

How to Manage A Public-Perception Crisis:

How to Manage A Public-Perception Crisis:

Speak Up 5/12

Speak Up 5/12

Scuttlebutt 5-12

Scuttlebutt 5-12

New Products 5/12

New Products 5/12

For The Record 5/12

For The Record 5/12

Industry News 5/12

Can't They Let Them Rest in Peace?

Can't They Let Them Rest in Peace?

Apparatus Road Test

Apparatus Road Test

University of Extrication: Thermal Events – Part 2

University of Extrication: Thermal Events – Part 2

Thermal Imaging For the Fire Instructor

Thermal Imaging For the Fire Instructor

FIRE CHIEF MARC S. BASHOOR Prince George’s County, MD, Fire/EMS Department

FIRE CHIEF MARC S. BASHOOR Prince George’s County, MD, Fire/EMS Department

The Thermal Stability of Your Structural Turnout Ensemble

The Thermal Stability of Your Structural Turnout Ensemble

The Apparatus Architect

The Apparatus Architect

WORST-CASE SCENARIO

WORST-CASE SCENARIO

Rekindles 5/12

Rekindles 5/12

Riding the Right-Front Seat: Can I Stop This Fire?

Riding the Right-Front Seat: Can I Stop This Fire?

On The Job California: Three-Day Fire Destroys Watsonville Cold-Storage Building

On The Job California: Three-Day Fire Destroys Watsonville Cold-Storage Building

Putting the Search Team Ahead of the Hoseline

Putting the Search Team Ahead of the Hoseline

The Fire PIO: Why Every Department Needs A Public Information Policy

 

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