As the military saying goes, "Prior planning prevents poor performance." This phrase can be applied to preparing for mass casualty incidents. Check this page for articles and resources on ensuring you and your department are ready for the unexpected, as well as the latest updates on major incidents in the United States and across the world.
A Shared History
How the great fires changed the fire service
There is nothing unique about the Pittsburgh fire; history proves that Americans ignored the risks until disaster struck. Full Story
Mass Casualty Incidents
Lone bagpiper for fallen West firefighters
Sandy shears off a building wall