Fire Prevention & Investigation

  • Fire Buffs: A Unique Citizen Corps

    From canteens to cameras, Tom McDonald takes a look at how fire buffs provide valuable services to America’s Bravest.

    Article • September 1st, 2001

  • The Stories Behind The Stories

    Harvey Eisner recalls major incidents covered by Firehouse® Magazine and shares recollections of how the information was obtained.

    Article • August 1st, 2001

  • Fire Service Marketing Management: The Emergence Of A New Discipline – Part 1

    Ben May explains why fire departments are finding it necessary to better manage their marketing efforts and the image they present to their customers.

    Article • August 1st, 2001

  • The Stories Behind The Stories Part 2

    Harvey Eisner recalls major incidents covered by Firehouse® Magazine and shares recollections of how the information was obtained.

    Article • August 1st, 2001

  • The Stories Behind The Stories Part 3

    Harvey Eisner recalls major incidents covered by Firehouse® Magazine and shares recollections of how the information was obtained.

    Article • August 1st, 2001

  • The Founding Of Firehouse®

    Founding Editor Dennis Smith recalls the idea that launched Firehouse® Magazine and takes readers through the publication’s earliest days.

    Article • August 1st, 2001

  • A Silver Anniversary

    We celebrate 25 years of serving America’s Bravest with a collage of past Firehouse® Magazine covers and a welcome message to our readers.

    Article • August 1st, 2001

  • The Fire Museum Of Maryland

    The Fire Museum of Maryland plans a hot time for firefighters attending Firehouse Expo 2001 on Friday, July 27. With 40 pieces of fire apparatus and an exciting collection of fire memorabilia, the Lutherville, MD, facility opens its doors for a night of...

    Article • July 1st, 2001

  • On The Job - New York: Arson & Murder In Glens Falls

    John P. Jones reports on a deadly arson fire that tore through a mixed-occupancy building, killing two tenants.

    Article • June 1st, 2001

  • Arsonist Destroys Pennsylvania Pretzel Factory

    Jay K. Bradish describes efforts to control a blaze that gutted a large factory building, using numerous master streams and handlines.

    Article • May 1st, 2001

  • Customer Service, Southern Style

    Dennis L. Rubin takes a look at the future of fire department customer service programs.

    Article • January 31st, 2001

  • 10 Tips For Fostering Community Partnerships

    Since 1990, I have had the privilege to work on a number of technology initiatives, emergency service websites and other fire service projects. In this column I will explain how "community partnerships" helped to make these technology projects, websites...

    Article • December 31st, 2000

  • On The Job - New Hampshire: Arsonists Trap 5 People In Burning Apartments

    Fran Zombeck and Don Penney report from the scene of a dangerous, deliberately set fire in Rochester.

    Article • November 30th, 2000

  • Arson Case Management

    Michael L. Donahue presents a guide for managers of fire investigation units that can help lead to successful prosecutions and convictions.

    Article • November 30th, 2000

  • "The Great Escape" Another Rescue Tool For Firefighters

    Meri-K Appy reports that more and more, firefighters are using an additional rescue tool to help them save lives: fire safety education.

    Article • September 1st, 2000