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Dear FireRescue1 Member,

While the concept of fire suppression is as old as firefighting itself, methods and technology are constantly evolving and firefighters need to keep up to stay as effective as possible.

In this special eSupplement, we shed some light on how modern approaches to suppression have changed firefighting, and we explore ways departments can avoid stagnant training environments that don't accurately reflect suppression operations on the fireground.

— Jamie Thompson, FireRescue1 Editor
FR1 Exclusive
Modern approaches to suppression
Thanks to improvements in equipment and methods, interior attacks are now much more successful than in the past — but we also face new challenges. New methods help
FR1 Exclusive
Do you have a parking lot fire department?
Our most common training modality is pulling lines and flowing water in parking lots — but how many fires take place in parking lots? Change your training approach
Fire Suppression Tip
How to determine selection of water application
To successfully confine an existing fire to the area of discovery, we need to anticipate the heat release of the fire versus the volume of water required in reducing and eliminating the fire. Use these criteria
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