May Tablet Edition of Firehouse for iPad, Android Out

The May edition of the Firehouse Limited Edition Tablet App features a fire chief's interview, "10 Tips" series, "The Views From the Jumpseat" column and more exclusive content.


The May edition of the Firehouse Limited Edition Tablet App is now ready for download on your iPad or select Android devices, including: Samsung Galaxy Tab, Motorola Xoom and the Nexus.

Features include:

  • An excerpt of Ban May's interview with recently retired Fire Chief William "Ray" Colburn, who headed Reedy Creek Emergency Services. Reedy Creek provides protection to Walt Disney World in Florida.
  • A new "10 Tips" feature by Dr. Richard Gasaway that explains best practices for teamwork.
  • Allen Baldwin shares seven important lessons that he learned at a recent apartment fire in his first-due territory. From reports of people trapped to working with other companies and updating map books, readers will learn how to increase their readiness and communications plans.
  • Ryan Pennington's "Views From the Jumpseat" article looks at the "box of frustration," a firefighter entrapment prop that shares a number of lessons. The feature includes video. 
  • Don't miss out on the Firehouse Monthly Quiz, Firehouse App Depot, New Aerial Apparatus Showcase and more.

Grab your iPad to download the Firehouse Limited Tablet Edition May edition from the iTunes store or download on Google Play for the large and extra large Android tablets.