Firehouse

September 2012

The collision of a sedan and a gasoline tanker led to a spectacular blaze on the 134 Freeway transition to southbound Interstate 5 in Los Angeles, CA, on April 7, 2012. The crash brought the response of more than 150 firefighters from the LAFD as well automatic aid from the Burbank, Glendale and Bob Hope Airport fire departments. Firefighters found a tanker with a twin-tank trailer carrying a capacity load of 9,000 gallons of gasoline fully involved in fire. The blaze was extinguished in 70 minutes.

Dedication: This month’s Firehouse® is dedicated to First Lieutenant George Marshall Sanford, 67, of Redding, CT, Fire & Emergency Medical Services Company 1; Lieutenant Richard A. Nappi, 47, of the FDNY; Firefighter Adam Longo, 31, of the Natrona County Fire Protection District in Casper, WY, who died in the line of duty, April 2012; and to Fire Police Captain David Wintz, 65, of the Bristol, PA, Fire Company; and Firefighter William Richard Danes, 69, of the Brazos County Precinct 3 Volunteer Fire Department in Bryan, TX, who died in the line of duty, May 2012.

Cover by: Cover photo by Mike Meadows

2011 National Run Survey: Part 4

Know Your Crew, Part 2: How to Lead the Analyticals

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Firehouse Insider Sept. 2012

Fire Wire 9/12

Fire Wire 9/12

For the Record 9/12

For the Record 9/12

Industry News 9/12

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Taking the Pulse Of Local & State Politics

Taking the Pulse Of Local & State Politics

Safety & Survival: The Second-Responding Incident Commander

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Firefighters Burned In Mega-Mansion Fire

Firefighters Burned In Mega-Mansion Fire

Children & Firefighters: How to Interact on a Visit

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Intrinsic Safety & Thermal Imaging Part 2

Intrinsic Safety & Thermal Imaging Part 2

FIRE CHIEF WILLIAM W. BRYSON

FIRE CHIEF WILLIAM W. BRYSON

20 Tough Questions For the Fire Chief: Are You Prepared To Answer Them? Question 5

20 Tough Questions For the Fire Chief: Are You Prepared To Answer Them? Question 5

First Due At A Trench Rescue

First Due At A Trench Rescue

Apparatus Technology

Apparatus Technology

Civil Rights Claim Denied

Riding the Right-Front Seat: Making Decisions

Kevlar Vs. Nomex Filament Yarns

Kevlar Vs. Nomex Filament Yarns

Rekindles 9/12

Rekindles 9/12

Using The Day Book

Using The Day Book

What the Affordable Care Act Means for Fire Service EMS

New Products 9/12

New Products 9/12

Hot Shots 9/12

Hot Shots 9/12

Dispatch Protocols For Active-Shooter Incidents

Dispatch Protocols For Active-Shooter Incidents

 

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