Firehouse

September 2013

Four companies from the Los Angeles, CA, Fire Department, under the command of the 13th Battalion, operate at a garage fire in South Central Los Angeles. The fire occurred on May 13, 2013.

Dedication: This issue of Firehouse® is dedicated to Engineer/Paramedic Christopher Douglas, 41, of the CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire Department in Perris, CA; Fire Chief Mickey Yates, 47, of the Greenfield Volunteer Fire Department in Hickory, MS; Firefighter John Austin, 37, of the City of Quincy, MA, Fire Department; and Heavy Equipment Operator Dennis Long of the Idaho Department of Lands-Maggie Creek Forest Protection District in Kamiah, ID, who died in the line of duty, July 2013.

Cover by: Cover photo by Rick McClure/EPN

The Fire Scene: Conforming: Teaching Our New Members to Excel

The Fire Scene: "Conforming": Teaching Our New Members to Excel

Fire Technology: FirstNet: A Fire Chief's Journey

Fire Technology: FirstNet: A Fire Chief's Journey

Command Post: Riding the Right-Front Seat: Tips for Solving Problems

Command Post: Riding the Right-Front Seat: Tips for Solving Problems

University of Extrication: Front Center Airbag

University of Extrication: Front Center Airbag

New Deliveries 9/13

New Deliveries 9/13

Hot Shots 9/13

Hot Shots 9/13

EMS: Rapid Response Times Versus Quality Care

EMS: Rapid Response Times Versus Quality Care

New Products 9/13

New Products 9/13

Product Showcase 9/13

Product Showcase 9/13

Fire Wire 9/13

Fire Wire 9/13

Fire Politics: Honest Disagreement Or Acts of Cowardice?

Fire Politics: Honest Disagreement Or Acts of Cowardice?

Industry News 9/13

Eisner: Some Things May Need To Be Changed

Eisner: Some Things May Need To Be Changed

Scuttlebutt 9/13

Scuttlebutt 9/13

Rekindles 9/13

Rekindles 9/13

Safety & Survival: Three Deadly Surprises Killing Firefighters

Safety & Survival: Three Deadly Surprises Killing Firefighters

Thermal Imaging In Wildland Firefighting

Thermal Imaging In Wildland Firefighting

Close Calls: Firefighters Trapped At Maryland House Fire - Part 3

Close Calls: Firefighters Trapped At Maryland House Fire - Part 3

Chief Concerns: Building a Culture Centered on Fire Prevention

Chief Concerns: Building a Culture Centered on Fire Prevention

Hazmat Studies: Fire and Police Combine For Hazmat Response: Part 2

Hazmat Studies: Fire and Police Combine For Hazmat Response: Part 2

Guest Commentary: Unintended Consequences Of Transfers in the Fire Service

Guest Commentary: Unintended Consequences Of Transfers in the Fire Service

The Fire Service PIO: Using Social Media For PIO Duties

The Fire Service PIO: Using Social Media For PIO Duties

Fireground Operations: How to Nail Your First-Due Strategic Responsibility: Part 5

Fireground Operations: How to Nail Your First-Due Strategic Responsibility: Part 5

Wildland Firefighting: Tribute to 19 Fallen Hotshots

Wildland Firefighting: Tribute to 19 Fallen Hotshots

Cover Story: South Central Garage Fire

Cover Story: South Central Garage Fire

 

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