Early detection before the fire can really set itself deep within the “hog fuel” pile is the first step.
While new technology is important, it's meaningless if it doesn't work or you have poor radio communication habits.
How can firefighters expect building occupants to take fire alarms seriously if they give occupants the impression that they don’t?
Don’t overcomplicate your in-house training program; make it fun yet challenging.
Some firefighters lack the knowledge of the different types.
With a little creativity, you can train with a TI anywhere, and the fire station is a perfect place to start.
There are many of the monster rigs still in service, and they will be for a number of years.
A TI is useless in the hands of an inexperienced operator, so be sure to keep in mind these three golden rules.
Developing a standpipe bag that includes all the equipment necessary to be successful is a key measure that can be performed in advance of a fire to improve operational success.
People’s time is valuable and limited, and you want to make the most out of every post.