Firehouse

February 2014

A fire in an apartment on the 11th floor of a 25-story residential building sent eight people to the hospital on Oct. 18, 2013. A total of 214 personnel took 45 minutes to control the late-morning fire in the Brentwood section of Los Angeles, CA.

Dedication: This month’s Firehouse® is dedicated to Firefighter Terry Richard Guss Sr., 72, of the South Zanesville, OH, Fire Department; Fire Chief John J. Wayman Sr., 69, of the Jefferson, OH, Volunteer Fire Department; Firefighter Joshua T. Smith, 25, of the LaCrosse, VA, Volunteer Fire Department; Fire Chief Matt Frantz, 42, of the Rice Lake Township Volunteer Fire Department in Duluth, MN; and Fire Chief Charles A. Pierson, 76, of the Southern Jackson County Volunteer Fire Department in Kenna, WV, who died in the line of duty, December 2013.

Cover by: Cover photo by Steve Gentry

Line-of-Duty Deaths (LODDs) 2/14

The Fire Scene: Retrieving Information

Fire Law: Emails, Smartphones And Overtime

University of Extrication: Advanced Steels: Part 8

University of Extrication: Advanced Steels: Part 8

Hot Shots 2/14

Hot Shots 2/14

EMS: Israelis Back U.S. Trend To Enter Shooting Warm Zones

EMS: Israelis Back U.S. Trend To Enter Shooting "Warm Zones"

New Products 2/14

New Products 2/14

Fire Politics: Putting Public Safety In Private Hands

On The Job Washington State: Arson Fire Destroys Apartment Complex Under Construction

On The Job Washington State: Arson Fire Destroys Apartment Complex Under Construction

Industry News 2/14

Industry News 2/14

As Firehouse Sees It: What Lessons Have You Learned?

As Firehouse Sees It: What Lessons Have You Learned?

Fire Studies: The Incident Commander: Controlling the Incident Scene

Fire Studies: The Incident Commander: Controlling the Incident Scene

Scuttlebutt 2/14

Scuttlebutt 2/14

Rekindles 2/14

Rekindles 2/14

Thermal Imaging: How Far We Have Come

Close Calls: The Worst Day Of My Life – Part 1

Close Calls: "The Worst Day Of My Life" – Part 1

Higher Education: Making Education Part of Your Backup Plan

Higher Education: Making Education Part of Your Backup Plan

Higher Education Sidebar: Experience and Education Together Make the Leader

Higher Education Sidebar: Experience and Education Together Make the Leader

Fireground Operations: 15 Priorities in Protecting Exposures – Part 1

Fireground Operations: 15 Priorities in Protecting Exposures – Part 1

Rim Fire Revised: Strike While the Iron Is Hot

Cover Story: 3 Firefighters, 5 Residents Injured in L.A. High-Rise Fire

Cover Story: 3 Firefighters, 5 Residents Injured in L.A. High-Rise Fire

For the Record 2/14

For the Record 2/14

Speak Up 3/14: The Panic Snap: Simple Tool Save Lives

RURAL FIREFIGHTING ACADEMY: The Rural Pressurized Fire Hydrant – What's It Worth? Part 1

RURAL FIREFIGHTING ACADEMY: The Rural Pressurized Fire Hydrant – What's It Worth? Part 1

 

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