The Ventilation product category is a collection of information, product listings and resources for researching various fire service and firefighting ventilation equipment and tools, including ventilation saws, gas and electric powered smoke ejectors and removal fans and fireground ventilation options.
PPE Launches as Darley’s New Online Shopping Experience

May 8, 2024 was built directly from customer feedback and requirements over the last 15 months.
Photo by Lee Calderio
The cockloft is the void space that’s located above the ceiling of top floor and below the roof deck of an ordinary construction building. Cocklofts that are vented can provide a visible cue as to their size; otherwise the location of scuppers on the roof below the parapet might provide an estimate as to the size of the cockloft and the parapet.
Operations & Training

Extra-Ordinary: A Firefighter's Guide to Ordinary Constructed Buildings

May 8, 2023
Robert Moran and John J. Lewis hit upon six elements of buildings of ordinary construction that require firefighters' keen attention to help to avoid catastrophe on the fireground...
Courtesy of the Author
Engine company firefighters await orders from crews searching for the fire in the commercial building.
Operations & Training

Tactics for Elongated Decay and Ventilation-Limited Fires

April 23, 2023
Frank Leeb details a commercial building fire he commanded that was ventilation-limited, adding 20 points for firefighters to consider.
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Operations & Training

Watch NJ Firefighters Battle Residential Fire

Feb. 6, 2023
Howell Township was dispatched to a reported structure fire at a single-story wood-frame home.
All photos by Michael Daley except where noted otherwise
This residential structure is more 10,000 square feet and is set back from the street. Suppression operations are hindered by both of these attributes.
Operations & Training

Fire Studies: Modern Operations in Residential and Commercial Occupancies

Feb. 6, 2023
Michael Daley urges that chiefs, officers and administrators join firefighters in training and preparation for what they will encounter in contemporary residential and commercial...
Mick Bowden - Vice President Sales/Marketing

Bowden Named VP Sales & Marketing at Air Systems International

Jan. 19, 2023
The company announced several team member changes, including the promotion of Mick Bowden to Vice President Sales & Marketing.