The end of the calendar year brings with it a natural tendency to look back on what has been accomplished, and ahead to what still needs to be done. I’ve been commenting for the past half year on the significant shift in fire dynamics understanding and resulting tactical modifications that the North American fire service is undergoing, and I would like to share a few reflections and predictions on that broad and controversial topic.
Despite my demonstrated interest in the…Continue
Added by Mark J. Cotter on January 4, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments
“Beware of smoke from everywhere”
Basement fires, and their tell-tale sign of smoke from everywhere, is arguably the most dangerous fire we encounter. Sadly, this was made evident by the recent LODD of Patrick Wolterman in Hamilton, Ohio and the close call in Toledo with FF Dorner last month. The latter has taken the time to share his story, which is imperative for us to read and share to learn. The former, sadly cannot share his story, but yet we must learn…Continue
Added by Dan Shaw on January 3, 2016 at 11:19am — No Comments
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