Firehouse

November 2014
A six-alarm fire ripped through three buildings in Union City, NJ, on Jan. 24, 2014. Firefighters from North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue battling the blaze were hampered by frigid temperatures and ice. Nearly 60 people were left homeless.

Dedication: This issue is dedicated to Chief George Underwood, 64, of the Lake, WV, Volunteer Fire Department; Chief Hugh Ferguson, 52, of the Damon, TX, Volunteer Fire Department; and Firefighter Charles Goff, 53, of the McQuady Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department.

Cover by: Cover photo by Bill Tompkins/BTFirephotos.com

Higher Education: Nationwide Study: Education's Role In the Fire Service

Higher Education: Nationwide Study: Education's Role In the Fire Service

The Fire Scene: Getting Ready For Your Next Shift

The Fire Scene: Getting Ready For Your Next Shift

Hot Shots 11/14

Hot Shots 11/14

Fire Politics: Signing Up! Thank You

Fire Politics: Signing Up! Thank You

On The Job New York: Six-Alarm Fire Destroys Historic Stamford Hotel

On The Job New York: Six-Alarm Fire Destroys Historic Stamford Hotel

Thermal Imaging: "Outside-the-Box" Training With Thermal Imagers

The Apparatus Architect

The Apparatus Architect

Fire Safety Education: Preventing Electrical Fires During the Holidays - Part 1

Fire Safety Education: Preventing Electrical Fires During the Holidays - Part 1

Station Design Awards

Station Design Awards

University of Extrication: Liftgate/Hatchback Forcible Entry Safety

University of Extrication: Liftgate/Hatchback Forcible Entry Safety

EMS: Ebola Comes To the United States

EMS: Ebola Comes To the United States

Fire Wire 11/14

Fire Wire 11/14

Industry News 11/14

Scuttlebutt 11-14

Scuttlebutt 11-14

Rekindles 11/14

EVOC: NFPA Standards & Apparatus Size

EVOC: NFPA Standards & Apparatus Size

Close Calls: An Extreme Close Call With Incredible Heroism - Part 4

Close Calls: An Extreme Close Call With Incredible Heroism - Part 4

For the Record 11/14

For the Record 11/14

Apparatus Showcase 11/14

Apparatus Showcase 11/14

Speak Up: "I Want to Be a Firefighter" – Or at Least Pretend

 

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