Firehouse

April 2013

Two firefighters exit a second-floor window seconds before a flashover at a fire in Townsend, DE, on Jan. 4, 2013. See page 62 for additional coverage.

Dedication: This month’s Firehouse® is dedicated to Lieutenant Gregory Pickard, 54, and Lieutenant Eric Wallace, 36, of the Bryan, TX, Fire Department; Fire Police Officer Claudia Sokol, 55, of Diligence Fire Company No. 1 in Summit Hill, PA; and Firefighter David Schnepp, 43, of the Carter’s Valley Fire Department in Church Hill, TN, who died in the line of duty, February 2013.

Cover by: Cover photo by Michael Carroll/Clayton Fire Company

Chief Concerns: Electromagnetic Pulse Awareness for the Fire Service

On The Job: New Jersey

On The Job: New Jersey

Hazmat Studies: Hazmat Response In the Research Triangle

Hazmat Studies: Hazmat Response In the "Research Triangle"

For the Record 4/13

For the Record 4/13

Firehouse Heroism and Community Service Awards: Top Winners

Firehouse Heroism and Community Service Awards: Unit Citations

Line-of-Duty Deaths 4/12

Heroism $100 winners

20 Tough Questions For the Fire Chief: Are You Prepared To Answer Them? Question 12

Buildings On Fire: Reading the Building: The Importance of the Size-Up

Buildings On Fire: Reading the Building: The Importance of the Size-Up

Fire Politics: The Healing Power of Camp

Fire Politics: The Healing Power of Camp

Cover Story: Bail Out!

Cover Story: Bail Out!

Firefighter Training: The 4 Phases Of the Stretch

Firefighter Training: The 4 Phases Of the Stretch

Progress Report: Indianapolis

Progress Report: Indianapolis

Rekindles 4/13

The Fire Scene: What's On That Rig? Be Sure You Know

The Fire Scene: What's On That Rig? Be Sure You Know

Higher Education: Universities Eye the Future: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Aiding Fire-Rescue Operations

Higher Education: Universities Eye the Future: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Aiding Fire-Rescue Operations

Fire Politics: A Political Reality: It's All About Relationships

Fire Politics: A Political Reality: It's All About Relationships

As Firehouse Sees It: Saving Lives and Staying Safe At the Same Time

As Firehouse Sees It: Saving Lives and Staying Safe At the Same Time

Speak Up: Tactical Vs. Strategic Decision-Making on Arrival

Fire Wire 4/13

Fire Wire 4/13

University of Extrication: Lockable Hood Feature in New-Model Van

University of Extrication: Lockable Hood Feature in New-Model Van

Aircraft Firefighting: Dangers to Responders At General-Aviation Accidents

Aircraft Firefighting: Dangers to Responders At General-Aviation Accidents

Higher Education Perspectives: Training & Education: The Trend to Combine Certifications for Credits

Higher Education Perspectives: Training & Education: The Trend to Combine Certifications for Credits

Fire Service PIO: Tips for Taking Photos at Incident Scenes

Fire Service PIO: Tips for Taking Photos at Incident Scenes

 

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