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

Making Mistakes – And Correcting Them

Making Mistakes – And Correcting Them

Going for the Gold: Tips for the New Chief

Going for the Gold: Tips for the New Chief

University of Extrication: Interior Dash-Rolling Evolution

University of Extrication: Interior Dash-Rolling Evolution

Hot Shots 5/14

Hot Shots 5/14

Heroin Use On the Rise

Heroin Use On the Rise

New Products 5/14

New Products 5/14

Product Showcase 5/14

Product Showcase 5/14

Product Showcase 5/2014

Product Showcase 5/2014

Fire Wire 5/14

Fire Wire 5/14

Tampa 2: Updating The Path Forward

Tampa 2: Updating The Path Forward

Recording Houston's Fire History

Recording Houston's Fire History

Houston Inferno Consumes Nearly 400 Apartments Under Construction

Houston Inferno Consumes Nearly 400 Apartments Under Construction

Scuttlebutt 5/14

Scuttlebutt 5/14

Rekindles 5/14

Rekindles 5/14

Scarce-Resource Decisions At High-Rise Apartment Fires

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

A Disturbing Trend: Disabling Seatbelt Alarms

A Disturbing Trend: Disabling Seatbelt Alarms

What You Don't See…

What You Don't See…

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

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

Hazardous Materials Standard of Care

Hazardous Materials "Standard of Care"

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

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

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

For the Record 5/14

For the Record 5/14

Speak Up: Why Health is Important to Every Firefighter

Speak Up: Why Health is Important to Every Firefighter

Rural Chiefing: Times Have Changed

Rural "Chiefing": Times Have Changed

 

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