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Auto Parts Store Roof Collapse Double LODD 1996

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Two firefighters were killed in Chesapeake, Virginia when they became trapped by a rapidly spreading fire in an auto parts store and a pre-engineered wood truss roof assembly collapsed on them.

Central Ohio FOOLS Training Opportunity

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An interactive and thought provoking training seminar exploreing leading edge theories and fire service discussion points from across the American Fire Service profession.

The Ides of March: Learning and Remembrance

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Take the opportunity to identify the common themes and apparent causes of some past events.

The Worcester 6

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May the Worcester 6 always be remembered; “Fallen Heroes Never Forgotten.” Learning from the past is your responsibility.

Combustible Metals and Officer Safety

NIOSH recently issued its report on a recycling facility fire that occurred on July 13, 2010, in which seven career fire fighters were injured while fighting a fire at a large commercial structure containing recyclable combustible metals. How prepared are you as an Officer or Commander to address combustible metal fires both within occupancies and in the streets?

Texas Captain; 2010 LODD Report Issued with Lessons Learned

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Captain Araguz, a 30 year old, 11-year veteran of the Wharton Volunteer Fire Department made Captain in 2009.

USFA Releases Restaurant Building Fires Report

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) United States Fire Administration (USFA) has issued a special report examining the characteristics of restaurant building fires. The report, Restaurant Building Fires, was developed by USFA’s National Fire Data Center and is based on 2007 to 2009 data from the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS). Restaurant Building Fires     […]

Fire Department Officers Liable in Double Firefighter LODD

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The state Supreme Court Appellate Division in Rochester – in a 4-1 split decision – concluded the law granting personal immunity to volunteer firefighters does not apply to the fire departments themselves or to department officials.

Operational Integrity and Command Fortitude

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For those of you who remember this event, take the time to reflect and honor the sacrifice made this day; to those of you who have not heard about the fire before- take the time to learn about the incident, the firefighters, the building, the operational factors and challenges, the courage, fortitude and convictions that define the American Fire Service, it’s honor, tradition and brotherhood.

The Predictability of Occupancy Performance and Tactical Patience

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When was the last time you were out in the street with the companies?

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    Sizeup – Backstep Firefighter
    Situational Awareness and The Three Sixty
    [...] the first arriving officer completing a 360 check of the building upon arrival. In his article “Situational Awareness and the Three Sixty”, Christopher Naum makes the following statement, “The effective assessment of the incident [...]
    2010-11-30 08:03:47
    Vacant Residential Building Fires Report | Command Safety
    From Waldbaum’s to Hackensack- Worcester to Charleston; Legacies for Operational Safety
    [...]  From Waldbaum’s to Hackensack- Worcester to Charleston; Legacies for Operational Safety [...]
    2010-11-19 21:42:26
    Taking it to the Streets; “Redefining the Fire Ground” Rescheduled | The Company Officer
    Douglas Cline
    [...] Douglas Cline [...]
    2010-11-03 21:10:21
    Taking it to the Streets; “Redefining the Fire Ground” Rescheduled | Command Safety
    Douglas Cline
    [...] assumptions and deployments continue to be willfully miscued.  Joining Chris will be Chief Douglas Cline, from the City of High Point FD, North Carolina, a highly regarded national instructor, author, [...]
    2010-11-03 20:51:28
    John Shafer
    The Predictability of Occupancy Performance and Tactical Patience
    Amen Brother! Good Article :)
    2010-10-22 22:00:53

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