Operations & Training

The Firehouse.com Operations & Training product category is a collection of information, product listings and resources for researching various firefighter and fire department operations and training equipment and resources, including firefighter hoses, training props and materials, EMS supplies, ladders, hand tools and equipment options.
Part one: 2 NN firefighters terminated after delay in medical aid
Operations & Training

Two Newport News, VA, Firefighters Mistakenly Declare Man Dead

April 11, 2024
The victim, who wasn't treated by Newport News medics for nearly 50 minutes, died 10 days later.
Firefighters rescue boy from chimney in Whitman
Operations & Training

Whitman, MA, Firefighters Rescue Boy from Chimney

April 11, 2024
The boy, who was waist deep in the chimney, was not hurt.
Photos courtesy of the Fairfax County, VA, Fire and Rescue Department
Operations & Training

Close Calls: ‘Minor’ Smoke Investigation Ends with an Explosion

April 11, 2024
Billy Goldfeder tells of how preparation with full PPE and SCBA and detailed size-up prevented a firefighter from being injury when an explosion occurred in a communications closet...
5 injured, 2 critically in Fairfax County house fire
Operations & Training

Children Suffer Life-Threatening Injuries in Clifton, VA, Fire

April 11, 2024
Fairfax County firefighters rescued the two children and performed CPR on them.
Kingston Fire Dept/Facebook
Careers & Education

Kingston, NY, May Seek SAFER Grant to Hire EMS Crews

April 11, 2024
The Kingston Fire Department has been handling all EMS calls since New Year's Day.