Firehouse

October 2012

A five-alarm fire destroyed a 10-acre pallet yard in the City of Fontana in San Bernardino County, CA, on May 19, 2012. The pallets were stacked two to three stories high. The massive fire required the response of 160 firefighters and nearly 40 pieces of apparatus.

Dedication: This month’s Firehouse® is dedicated to First Officer Ronnie Chambless, 40, and Captain Todd Tompkins, 48, of Neptune Aviation Services Inc. in Missoula, MT; Firefighter Anthony Polk, 31, of the Bureau of Indian Affairs-Fort Yuma Agency in Yuma, AZ; Assistant Chief Donald L. Suggs, 55, of the Summerville Fire & Rescue Department in Lillington, NC; and Chief George Davis, 62, of the Hollis, ME, Fire Department, who died in the line of duty, June 2012.

Cover by: Cover photo by Mike Meadows

The Fire Scene: Nothing Showing

The Fire Scene: Nothing Showing

Scuttlebutt 10-12

Scuttlebutt 10-12

On The Job Tennessee: Multi-Alarm Fire Destroys Vacant Furniture Factory

On The Job Tennessee: Multi-Alarm Fire Destroys Vacant Furniture Factory

Product Showcase 10/12

Product Showcase 10/12

Industry News 10/12

Fire Law: Pregnancy Discrimination In the Fire Service

Fire Law: Pregnancy Discrimination In the Fire Service

Leadership Lessons: Know Your Crew, Part 3: How to Lead the Drivers

Leadership Lessons: Know Your Crew, Part 3: How to Lead the "Drivers"

20 Tough Questions For the Fire Chief: Are You Prepared To Answer Them? Question 6

20 Tough Questions For the Fire Chief: Are You Prepared To Answer Them? Question 6

Fire Studies: Lumberyard Fires

Fire Studies: Lumberyard Fires

Hazmat Studies: 2012 ERG: A Vital Resource For First Responders

Hazmat Studies: 2012 ERG: A Vital Resource For First Responders

Rekindles 10/12

Rekindles 10/12

Thermal Imaging: Don't Forget Your TI During Overhaul

Thermal Imaging: Don't Forget Your TI During Overhaul

Command Post: On the Road, Again

Command Post: On the Road, Again

Speak Up 10/12: The Firefighter Memorial Service

Speak Up 10/12: The Firefighter Memorial Service

For the Record 10/12

EMS: Patient Refusals: Treading On Dangerous Ground

EMS: Patient Refusals: Treading On Dangerous Ground

New Deliveries 10/12

New Deliveries 10/12

Hot Shots 10/12

Hot Shots 10/12

FIRE STUDIES: Six-Alarm Fire Rips California Pallet Yard

FIRE STUDIES: Six-Alarm Fire Rips California Pallet Yard

FIREHOUSE INTERVIEW: FIRE CHIEF JOANNE HAYES-WHITE San Francisco, CA, Fire Department

FIREHOUSE INTERVIEW: FIRE CHIEF JOANNE HAYES-WHITE San Francisco, CA, Fire Department

Fire Politics: Exercising Your Individual Right to Vote

Fire Politics: Exercising Your Individual Right to Vote

Close Calls: Firefighters Burned In Mega-Mansion Fire

Close Calls: Firefighters Burned In Mega-Mansion Fire

New Products 10/12

New Products 10/12

University of Extrication Trainer’s Guide: Vehicle Telematics Systems

University of Extrication Trainer’s Guide: Vehicle Telematics Systems

2011 Volunteer Run Survey

 

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