Firehouse

December 2013

A four-alarm fire in a vacant wood-frame dwelling in the Bronx, NY, extended to four other buildings on Oct. 27, 2013. The fire gained great headway before the arrival of the first units in the densely populated neighborhood consisting of narrow streets.

Dedication: This month’s Firehouse® is dedicated to Lieutenant James Fellows, 45, of the Clearwater Township Fire Department in Rapid City, MI; Firefighter Oscar Montano-Garcia, 50, of the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest in Medford, OR; and Captain Token Adams, 41, of the Santa Fe, NM, National Forest, who died in the line of duty, August 2013; and to Assistant Chief Joe Darr, 62, of the Chillicothe, MO, Fire Department and Iran D. Rivers, 48, of Hillsborough County Fire Rescue in Tampa, FL, who died in the line of duty, September 2013.

Cover by: Photo by Herbert J. Eysser

The Fire Scene: Failure as a Motivator In Firefighter Training

The Fire Scene: Failure as a Motivator In Firefighter Training

University of Extrication: Law Enforcement Vehicles

University of Extrication: Law Enforcement Vehicles

Hot Shots 12/13

Hot Shots 12/13

EMS: The Active Shooter: Coming To a Community Near You?

EMS: The Active Shooter: Coming To a Community Near You?

New Products 12/13

New Products 12/13

Product Showcase 12/13: Gas Detectors

Product Showcase 12/13: Gas Detectors

Fire Wire 12/13

Fire Wire 12/13

Fire Politics Sidebar: Managing Your Department's Reputation

Fire Politics: Communicating Your Value Can Define the Future

Fire Politics: Communicating Your Value Can Define the Future

Industry News 12/13

As Firehouse Sees It: 2013 – Some Year

As Firehouse Sees It: 2013 – Some Year

Chicago Paramedics Gain Third Eye Tools & Technologies:

Chicago Paramedics Gain "Third Eye" Tools & Technologies:

First Due to a Building Collapse

First Due to a Building Collapse

Fire Studies: The Incident Commander: Preparation and Development

Fire Studies: The Incident Commander: Preparation and Development

Scuttlebutt 12/13

Scuttlebutt 12/13

Rekindles sidebar 12/13: FDNY Battalion Chief John Howe: A Fireman's Fireman

Rekindles sidebar 12/13: FDNY Battalion Chief John Howe: A Fireman's Fireman

Rekindles 12/13

Rekindles 12/13

Thermal Imaging: The End Of an Era

Close Calls: Chief First on Scene: Working Fire, People Trapped

Close Calls: Chief First on Scene: Working Fire, People Trapped

Hazmat: Understanding Ammonium Nitrate

Hazmat: Understanding Ammonium Nitrate

Guest Commentary: A Preventable Tragedy

Guest Commentary: A Preventable Tragedy

Fire Safety Education sidebar: Partnering For Prevention

Fire Safety Education: The Three E's Of Fire Prevention

Fire Safety Education: The "Three E's" Of Fire Prevention

Cover Story: Four Alarms In the Bronx

Cover Story: Four Alarms In the Bronx

For the Record 12/13

For the Record 12/13

 

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