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2012 Year in Review

2012 has been a year packed full of amazing rescues, horrific tragedies, and poignant moments. Join us as we look back on 2012’s most powerful and striking stories. Read first-person accounts, hear from our expert columnists, and catch some of the top videos of the year.

Take a look back with us on some of the most memorable, commented on and shared FR1 articles over the last year
Next year will present many of the same challenges as 2012, but there’s reason for optimism
From how we fight fires to the trucks that get us there to how we structure command once on scene, 2013 will be a time of change
Continuing focus on recruitment, retention and leadership will be critical for the volunteer fire and EMS service in 2013
There were no shortage of product advances in 2012, yet several stood out among the rest
There are four key areas of fireground tactics to keep front and center as we enter 2013