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FireRescue1 Exclusive Articles Archive

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How to dress up your fire truck for the holidays - 11/24/2014
Full Story... Want to add some holiday bling to your fire rig? Here's a look at one department that goes all-out and how they do it.
FIREGROUND Flash Tip: Portable Radio Use - 11/24/2014
Full Story... Chief Ernie Rhodes shares a portable radio tip that will keep you safe and always in contact with operations and command.
Learn unified command before disaster strikes - 11/24/2014
Full Story... Making the leap from the incident command system to a unified command at a major incident can be smooth if you understand how it works.
What would make you quit firefighting? - 11/19/2014
Full Story... No matter how much passion you have for the job, everyone has a breaking point; we want to know what that point is.
Fire, EMS prep for grand jury verdict - 11/19/2014
Full Story... Ferguson fire and EMS officials talk about what they learned from this past summer's civil unrest and how that affects their prep for the grand jury's announcement.
How a 1942 fire changed fire safety - 11/19/2014
Full Story... The fast-moving Coconut Grove fire killed nearly 500 and changed fire safety and burn treatment as we know it.
Ruminations: Saving turtles, hawking wares and trashing city halls - 11/17/2014
Full Story... When firefighters tarnish their most-favored status with the public, it opens a chink in the armor that slash-happy politicians are waiting for.
How the public sees a fire attack - 11/17/2014
Full Story... The ubiquitous mobile camera and platforms for sharing video means a fire department's tactics and reputation are under constant, and sometimes unfair, scrutiny.
Can the fireground be research driven? - 11/17/2014
Full Story... Evidence-based firefighting research, although new, is accepted in theory; but can we put it into practice on the fireground?
Okla. firefighter develops storm shelter location app - 11/12/2014
Full Story... The information will allow rescuers to streamline disaster response by using precise location.
Purging air from large-diameter hose - 11/12/2014
Full Story... Chief Rob Wylie gives us a tip on how to quickly purge air from a large diameter hose lay during a working fire.
11 clues you may have a chimney fire - 11/12/2014
Full Story... Every chimney offers different possibilities for fire-related problems; firefighters must seek clues that predict fire spread.
Ignoring technology will power-down a fire chief's career - 11/10/2014
Full Story... Falling asleep at the technology wheel will stifle your fire department and eliminate any chance of you being a visionary leader.
4 steps of sound fireground decision-making - 11/10/2014
Full Story... Borrowing the decision-making techniques of a military master can improve fireground decisions.
Fire attack: Well-involved older construction home - 11/10/2014
Full Story... What can we learn from this fire about the importance of following well-detailed SOGs and executing a coordinated fire attack?
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Thursday, November 27, 2014

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Samir Ashmar - 11/20/2014 - [Upper Macungie Township, Pennsylvania] Art Treon - 11/20/2014 - [Cape May County, New Jersey] James Foote - 11/18/2014 - [Summit, New York]

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