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

How to Manage A Public-Perception Crisis:

How to Manage A Public-Perception Crisis:

Putting the Search Team Ahead of the Hoseline

Putting the Search Team Ahead of the Hoseline

Seatbelt Laws For Emergency Vehicles

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

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

University of Extrication: Thermal Events – Part 2

University of Extrication: Thermal Events – Part 2

Hot Shots 5/12

Hot Shots 5/12

Responding to Emergencies Involving Bariatric Patients

Responding to Emergencies Involving Bariatric Patients

New Products 5/12

New Products 5/12

Product Showcase 5/12

Product Showcase 5/12

Better Data Can Result in Better Policy and Operational Decisions

Better Data Can Result in Better Policy and Operational Decisions

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

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

Industry News 5/12

Can't They Let Them Rest in Peace?

Can't They Let Them Rest in Peace?

A Disruptive Change in Fire Communications

A "Disruptive Change" in Fire Communications

The Thermal Stability of Your Structural Turnout Ensemble

The Thermal Stability of Your Structural Turnout Ensemble

Speak Up 5/12

Speak Up 5/12

Scuttlebutt 5-12

Scuttlebutt 5-12

Rekindles 5/12

Rekindles 5/12

Venting, Searching And Advancing Hoselines

Venting, Searching And Advancing Hoselines

Thermal Imaging For the Fire Instructor

Thermal Imaging For the Fire Instructor

A Line-of-Duty Death Saved My Life

A Line-of-Duty Death Saved My Life

Firehouse Insider May 2012

NMR and MRI Medical Scanners: Surviving the Invisible Force

NMR and MRI Medical Scanners: Surviving the "Invisible Force"

Apparatus Road Test

Apparatus Road Test

The Apparatus Architect

The Apparatus Architect

 

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