By Chief Adam K. Thiel, FR1 Editorial Advisor Earlier this week we saw a great example of how a single (with support from his crew and department) firefighter's actions can positively influence residents' understanding of, trust in, and hopefully support to their local fire departments. Unfortunately, the converse is also true. While we know there are thousands of examples of good firefighters, they are not as likely to get reported as the bad ones.The impact
A Department of Transportation report shows that 18 percent of all traffic fatalities happen as a result of secondary incidents. Don't be part of these statistics; learn to use your fire truck to protect your crew. The big picture
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Metal roofs are becoming more common on residential structures and they present an array of problems for firefighters. The real problem is not so much the metal roof as much as what lies beneath it.
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Wildland fire destruction will escalate, scientists predict, until we stop fighting the fires. Instead, the focus should shift to securing structures and applying new research that overturns long-standing conventional wisdom.About fire defense
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