Firehouse

November 2012

A seven-alarm fire ripped through a vacant food-distrbution warehouse consisting of eight inter-connected buildings covering a city block in Brooklyn on July 23, 2012. Eventually, 10 tower ladders were used in a defensive attack during extremely hot weather.

Dedication: This month’s Firehouse® is dedicated Firefighter Ronald Keddie, 64, of the Sheridan, NY, Fire Department, who died in the line of duty, June 2012; and to Firefighter Rocky E. Durnkin, 24, of the Nile Township Volunteer Fire Department in Friendship, OH; Major/Instructor Pilot Joseph M. McCormick, 36, Major/Navigator Ryan S. David, 35, Lt. Col./Evaluator Pilot Paul K. Mikeal, 42 and Senior Master Seargent/Flight Engineer Robert S. Cannon, 50, of the 145th Airlift Wing, North Carolina Air National Guard, in Charlotte, NC, who died in the line of duty, July, 2012.

Cover by: Cover Photo by Ed Gray/allhandsgoingtowork.com

Leadership Lessons: Know Your Crew, Part 4: How to Lead the Amiables

Leadership Lessons: Know Your Crew, Part 4: How to Lead the "Amiables"

The Fire Scene: New Officers: Don't Be Afraid to Change

The Fire Scene: New Officers: Don't Be Afraid to Change

University of Extrication: Vehicle Telematics Systems

University of Extrication: Vehicle Telematics Systems

Hot Shots 11/12

Hot Shots 11/12

EMS: NFPA 1917 Released

EMS: NFPA 1917 Released

New Products 11/12

New Products 11/12

Product Showcase 11/12

Product Showcase 11/12

Fire Wire 11/12

Fire Wire 11/12

Fire Politics: The Fiscal Cliff And the Fire Service

Fire Politics: The "Fiscal Cliff" And the Fire Service

On The Job Georgia: Three-Alarm Fire Destroys Historic Columbus Mill

On The Job Georgia: Three-Alarm Fire Destroys Historic Columbus Mill

Apparatus Roundtable: Manufacturers Roundtable

Apparatus Roundtable: Manufacturers Roundtable

Industry News 11/12

As Firehouse Sees It: Good Times and Bad Times

As Firehouse Sees It: Good Times and Bad Times

Speak Up: The Professional Volunteer Fire Department

Speak Up: The Professional Volunteer Fire Department

Scuttlebutt 11/12

Scuttlebutt 11/12

Rekindles 11/12

Safety & Survival: An 11-Stage System Analysis Of Firefighting Strategy: Part 1

Safety & Survival: An 11-Stage System Analysis Of Firefighting Strategy: Part 1

Thermal Imaging: Thermal Imagers Key In Search and Rescue

Thermal Imaging: Thermal Imagers Key In Search and Rescue

Close Calls: Multiple Challenges –Then a Firefighter Trapped

Close Calls: Multiple Challenges –Then a Firefighter Trapped

Higher Education: Backdraft Modeling Fires College Student Research, Debunks Popular Myths

Higher Education: Backdraft Modeling Fires College Student Research, Debunks Popular Myths

The Apparatus Architect

The Apparatus Architect

The Fire Service PIO: Handling Media Interviews

20 Tough Questions For the Fire Chief: Question 7

20 Tough Questions For the Fire Chief: Question 7

For the Record 11/12

For the Record 11/12

Fire Dispatch: Five Communications Drills That Could Save Your Life

Fire Dispatch: Five Communications Drills That Could Save Your Life

 

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