Firehouse

January 2013

Firefighters battled a six-alarm fire involving a dairy farm in Lancaster, MA. Crews were able to contain the fire before it could spread to a slaughterhouse. Units from 23 communities were called to fight the fire and a tanker task force was also called. A lack of hydrants in the rural community hampered firefighting operations. The smoke was visible more than 15 miles away. The farm was open and working at the time of the fire, which fire occurred on Nov. 10, 2012. Cover photo by Scott LaPrade/SmokeShowingPhotography.com

Dedication: This month’s Firehouse® is dedicated to Captain Mike Burgin, 46, of the Sugarcreek, OH, Fire Department; Firefighter Anne Veseth, 20, of Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest in Grangeville, ID; Inmate Firefighter Jimmy Randolph, 44 of the California Department of Corrections in South Sacramento, CA; Captain Roulos Davis, 49, of the Chattanooga, TN, Fire Department; and Assistant Chief Timothy J. Lamere, 47, of the Constable, NY, Volunteer Firemen Inc., who died in the line of duty, August 2012.

Cover by: Cover photo by Scott LaPrade/SmokeShowingPhotography.com

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New Deliveries 1/13

New Deliveries 1/13

Hot Shots 1/13

Hot Shots 1/13

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Turbo Diesel Engine

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Fire Wire 1/13

Fire Wire 1/13

Three Wishes For the New Year

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Maintenance Roundtable

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Industry News 1/13

Emergency Services Stretched to the Limit

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The Station Uniform Shirt

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Scuttlebutt 1-13

Scuttlebutt 1-13

Rekindles 1/13

An 11-Stage System Analysis Of Firefighting Strategy

An 11-Stage System Analysis Of Firefighting Strategy

The Five Most Common Myths Of Thermal Imaging

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The Apparatus Architect

The Apparatus Architect

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For the Record 1-13

 

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