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The Worcester 6

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May the Worcester 6 always be remembered; ďFallen Heroes Never Forgotten.Ē Learning from the past is your responsibility.

Company Officer Problem-Solving

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A Company Officer is responsible for accomplishing many things. There are two critical skills that help with completion of tasks: knowing how to allocate the proper resources to solve needs and to determine if you alone, or others, are needed to solve a problem.

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†††† […]

One Meridian Plaza High Rise Fire: Twenty Years Ago

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On what began as an uneventful Saturday night twenty years ago, a fire on the 22nd floor of the 38-story Meridian Bank Building…

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, itís honor, tradition and brotherhood.

High Rise Fire Fighting Operations

Houston (Texas) firefighters followed the “textbook approach” in fighting a blaze at a high-rise building on the 27th floor Monday night August 30, 2010 when a 4th Alarm was transmitted for operations at a high rise building fire, deploying nearly 175 firefighting personnel. Seven firefighters were injured with non life-threatening. A broken pipe hampered firefighting […]

A Tale of Two House (Fires)

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A Tale of Two House Fires and their operational outcomes. This video from a newscast that Dave Statter did in 2007 provides some basic insights into operational factors related to Conventional Construction and Engineered Structural Systems (ESS). If you haven’t had the opportunity or time to log onto the Underwriter’s Laboratories (UL)†University†Structural Stability of Engineered […]

From Waldbaum’s to Hackensack- Worcester to Charleston; Legacies for Operational Safety

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From Waldbaum’s to Hackensack- Worcester to Charleston; Legacies for Operational Safety From Waldbaum’s to Hackensack- Worcester to Charleston; Legacies for Operational Safety; I still find it surprising during my travels around the country lecturing and presenting programs on building construction, that when the audience was asked, “What do the Walbaum’s Fire and Hackensack fire share […]

Fire in the United States Report 2003 to 2007

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Fire in the United States Fire in the United States covers the 5-year period from 2003 to 2007 The report focuses on the national fire problem and provides an overview of fires and losses in buildings, vehicles and other mobile properties, and other properties. The report also examines fire and fire loss trends, fire casualties […]

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    In the Streets; On the Air | The Company Officer
    Douglas Cline
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    2010-07-24 12:15:46
    In the Streets; On the Air | Command Safety
    Douglas Cline
    [...] fire service leaders, who Iím honored to have known for many years, Chief Billy Hayes and Chief Doug Cline; the program explored leading fire service issues affecting firefighter safety, training, [...]
    2010-07-24 11:15:09
    The Debut of Taking It To The Streets with Christopher Naum Live July 21st at 9pm : Firefighter Netcast
    Christopher Naum
    [...] Christopher J. Naum, SFPE is a 35-year fire service veteran and a former Fire Chief/ Fire & Safety Coordinator and previously served as a commanding company officer for over twenty years in field operations with a volunteer fire department in Central New York. He is presently the Chief of Training for the Command Institute;…
    2010-07-18 12:52:04
    No More History Repeating Events-Remembrance | Command Safety
    Remembering Hackensack and Gloucester City
    [...] that lay within the pages of the incident case studies, reports and summaries.† Our sister site TheCompanyOfficer.com ††has a comprehensive overview of both events with report links and a must see video on the [...]
    2010-07-02 23:20:50
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    The NIST Report on Residential Fireground Field Experiements, Executive Summary
    Great information! Iíve been looking for something like this for a while now. Thanks!
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