Firehouse

May 2014

The body of Boston Fire Department Lieutenant Edward Walsh is carried by Engine 33 after he lost his life fighting a fire in the Back Bay section of the city on March 26, 2014. Firefighter Michael Kennedy, from the same company, was also killed in the nine-alarm fire. An estimated 10,000 firefighters were in attendance at the services.

Dedication: This month’s Firehouse® is dedicated to Lieutenant Edward Walsh, 43, and Firefighter Michael Kennedy, 33, of the Boston Fire Department, who died in the line of duty, March 2014; and to Firefighter/EMT Michael D. Garrett, 28, of the Nutter Fort, WV, Fire Department; Firefighter Dwight Hilton, 59, of the East Central Volunteer Fire Department in Liberty, MS; and Firefighter Thomas G. Lee, 67, of the Four Oaks, NC, Fire Department, who died in the line of duty, February 2014.

Cover by: Cover photo by Rob Reardon/AllCompaniesWorking.com

Dealing with Tragedy Is Part of the Job

Dealing with Tragedy Is Part of the Job

Line-of-Duty Deaths (LODDs) 5/14

A Disturbing Trend: Disabling Seatbelt Alarms

A Disturbing Trend: Disabling Seatbelt Alarms

University of Extrication: Interior Dash-Rolling Evolution

University of Extrication: Interior Dash-Rolling Evolution

Heroin Use On the Rise

Heroin Use On the Rise

Recording Houston's Fire History

Recording Houston's Fire History

Going for the Gold: Tips for the New Chief

Going for the Gold: Tips for the New Chief

Rekindles 5/14

Rekindles 5/14

Making Mistakes – And Correcting Them

Making Mistakes – And Correcting Them

Fire Wire 5/14

Fire Wire 5/14

Cover Story: Two Boston Firefighters Killed in Windswept Nine-Alarm Blaze

Cover Story: Two Boston Firefighters Killed in Windswept Nine-Alarm Blaze

Speak Up: Why Health is Important to Every Firefighter

Speak Up: Why Health is Important to Every Firefighter

Tampa 2: Updating The Path Forward

Tampa 2: Updating The Path Forward

Scarce-Resource Decisions At High-Rise Apartment Fires

"Scarce-Resource" Decisions At High-Rise Apartment Fires

Light Smoke Showing, Then Heavy Fire & Major Collapse - Part 2

Light Smoke Showing, Then Heavy Fire & Major Collapse - Part 2

What You Don't See…

What You Don't See…

Houston Inferno Consumes Nearly 400 Apartments Under Construction

Houston Inferno Consumes Nearly 400 Apartments Under Construction

Hazardous Materials Standard of Care

Hazardous Materials "Standard of Care"

Rural Chiefing: Times Have Changed

Rural "Chiefing": Times Have Changed

Product Showcase 5/14

Product Showcase 5/14

Product Showcase 5/2014

Product Showcase 5/2014

New Products 5/14

New Products 5/14

For the Record 5/14

For the Record 5/14

Hot Shots 5/14

Hot Shots 5/14

Scuttlebutt 5/14

Scuttlebutt 5/14

 

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