Firehouse

June 2013

An aerial photo taken on April 18, 2013, shows an apartment complex that was destroyed by an explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, TX. Numerous other structures were destroyed.

Dedication: This month’s Firehouse® is dedicated to the first responders who died in the line of duty at the West, TX, explosion in April 2013: Firefighter Morris Bridges, Firefighter Perry Calvin, Firefighter Jerry Chapman, Firefighter Cody Dragoo, Captain Kenneth Harris, Honorary Firefighter Jimmy Matus, Firefighter Joseph Pustejovsky, Firefighter Cyrus Reed, Firefighter Kevin Sanders, Captain Doug Snokhous, Captain Robert Snokhous and Honorary Firefighter Buck Uptmor.

Cover by: AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez

June 2013 National Run Survey - Fire Department Profiles

Scuttlebutt 6/13

Scuttlebutt 6/13

Fire Politics: Exercising Influence: A Political Must

Fire Politics: Exercising Influence: A Political Must

The Buzz on Technical Rescue

Rekindles 6/13

Rekindles 6/13

Industry News 6/13

Texas Tragedy: The Ground Shook in West, Texas

Texas Tragedy: "The Ground Shook in West, Texas"

Guest Commentary: Father's Day, a Time to Take Stock of Ourselves

As Firehouse Sees It: A Busy Few Weeks

As Firehouse Sees It: A Busy Few Weeks

Close Calls: Massive Storm Poses Unique Risks - Part 2

University of Extrication: Electric Plug-In Vehicles – Part 2

University of Extrication: Electric Plug-In Vehicles – Part 2

Thermal Imaging: Effective Hands-On Thermal Imaging Drills

Thermal Imaging: Effective Hands-On Thermal Imaging Drills

The 4 Phases Of the Stretch: Phase 2

The 4 Phases Of the Stretch: Phase 2

The Fire Scene: How Safe Is Your Firehouse?

The Fire Scene: How Safe Is Your Firehouse?

20 Tough Questions For the Fire Chief: Are You Prepared To Answer Them? Question 14

20 Tough Questions For the Fire Chief: Are You Prepared To Answer Them? Question 14

Fire Law: Amending Benefits For Responders & Survivors

Hot Shots 6/13

Hot Shots 6/13

Communications Standards: The Who, What and Why

Communications Standards: The Who, What and Why

Speak Up: Fireground Setup Time

EMS: Medical Calls Are Dangerous Too

Technical Rescue: Mud, Sweat and Cheers

Technical Rescue: Mud, Sweat and Cheers

Product Showcase 6/13

Product Showcase 6/13

For the Record 6/13

For the Record 6/13

 

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