Firehouse

May 2013

Five firefighters were injured in a backdraft during a five-alarm fire in Harrison, NJ, on March 10, 2013. Eventually, five ladder pipes were used as apparatus responded from three counties.

Dedication: This month’s Firehouse® is dedicated to Firefighter Nate Fruin, 22, of the Mattawan, MI, Fire District, who died in the line of duty, February 2013; and to Fire Chief Scott Morrison, 45, of the Knotts Island, NC, Volunteer Fire Department; Firefighter Cadet Donald Mize, 62, of the League City, TX, Volunteer Fire Department; and Firefighter Engineer Lonnie Nutt, 49, of the Marietta, GA, Fire Department, who died in the line of duty, March 2013.

Cover by: Cover photo by Ed Gray

The Power Saw: Working Safely & Effectively

The Power Saw: Working Safely & Effectively

Android to the Rescue

Android to the Rescue

Command Post: Riding the Right-Front Seat: Set a Course for Success

Command Post: Riding the Right-Front Seat: Set a Course for Success

New Deliveries 5/13

New Deliveries 5/13

Hot Shots 5/2013

Hot Shots 5/2013

Highways - What Kills Us!

Highways - What Kills Us!

New Products 5/13

New Products 5/13

Fire Chiefs Address Our Biggest Challenges

Fire Chiefs Address Our Biggest Challenges

Multiple-Alarm Fire Destroys White Township Printing Plant

Multiple-Alarm Fire Destroys White Township Printing Plant

Industry News 5/13

In their Sights

In their Sights

Scuttlebutt 5/13

Scuttlebutt 5/13

Rekindles 5/13

Rekindles 5/13

Proactive Decision-Making At a Structure Fire

Proactive Decision-Making At a Structure Fire

Interpreting Images: What Are You Looking At?

Interpreting Images: What Are You Looking At?

Massive Storm Poses Unique Risks - Part 1

Massive Storm Poses Unique Risks - Part 1

Hazmat Studies: Fire and Police Combine For Hazmat Responses - Part 1

Hazmat Studies: Fire and Police Combine For Hazmat Responses - Part 1

Adapting New Technology In Rural Firefighting Operations

Adapting New Technology In Rural Firefighting Operations

The Technical Aspects Of Smoke Alarms

The Technical Aspects Of Smoke Alarms

20 Tough Questions For the Fire Chief: Are You Prepared To Answer Them? - Question 13

20 Tough Questions For the Fire Chief: Are You Prepared To Answer Them? - Question 13

Line-of-Duty Deaths 5/13

For the Record 5/13

For the Record 5/13

The 4 Phases Of the Stretch: Phase 1

The 4 Phases Of the Stretch: Phase 1

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