What Happens When Fire Companies Feud?
- Boston Globe report says firefighters not meeting response time standards. // Fire Engineering;Apr2005, Vol. 158 Issue 4, p64
This article focuses on information related to firefighters not meeting response time standards. Barely over a third of fire departments nationwide are meeting national standards for response time, according to "Boston Globe," report. The newspaper based its findings on an analysis it made from...
- New Wine in Old Bottles. BRUNACINI, ALAN // Fire Engineering;Aug2011, Vol. 164 Issue 8, p50
The article focuses on the challenges facing fire departments in using the critical fireground factor list. The document includes the people, places and things that must be evaluated when engaged in the hazard zone management business. It details the difficulties faced by firefighters in...
- Team Player. DiPoli, Bob // Fire Chief;Jul2004, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p34
Reports on the importance for the fire department chief to be a team player. Training of fire fighters; Appearance in groups and functions.
- NEW DELIVERIES. // Fire Chief;Nov2004, Vol. 48 Issue 11, p138
Presents updates on equipment deliveries in various fire departments in the United States compiled for November 2004. Bronto Skylift delivered for the University City Fire Department in Missouri; Rescue trailer delivered at the Kessler Air Force Fire Department in Biloxi, Mississippi.
- Fire Corps holds first training session for advocates. // Fire Engineering;Aug2007, Vol. 160 Issue 8, p60
This article discusses how the Fire Corps Advocate Network held its first training session at the Ponderosa, Texas Fire Department. Among the advocates' functions are to present educational sessions and to serve as contacts between the fire departments and Fire Corps programs within their...
- PRIDE AND OWNERSHIP: THE LOVE FOR THE JOB CEREMONIES THAT STOKE THE FLAMES OF TRADITION. Lasky, Rick // Fire Engineering;Jan2005, Vol. 158 Issue 1, p105
Discusses the ceremonies in the U.S. fire service. Promotion of firefighters; Extension of congratulations to a member who is about to retire from the service; Recognition for a job well done.
- How to Choose Sleeping Arrangements for Your Fire Station. Fong, Johnny // Fire Chief Expert Blog;8/22/2012, p1
The author discusses how to choose sleeping arrangements for fire station. He cites and explains the three types of sleeping quarters in the station which include a single large bunk/dorm room, separate sleeping quarters, and individual sleeping areas. Also, he addresses the issue that concerns...
- MAKING YOUR ENGINE WORK FOR YOU. Fritz, Richard A. // Fire Engineering;Feb2004, Vol. 157 Issue 2, p85
Discusses how the engine's hosebed configurations, hose loads, tool locations, and seating arrangements can make the engine company more effective. Key factors to consider for an effective engine company operations; Storage of equipment on the engine; Need for engines to be able to lay hose in...
- QUICK TIPS. Grube, Marin C. // Fire Engineering;Jan2005, Vol. 158 Issue 1, p16
Discusses ideas for developing and perfecting the pre-planning, improvisation, and routine skills of firefighters. Importance of looking for abandoned and dilapidated buildings in the area assigned; Responsibility of a property owner to maintain a safe structure; Discussion of a way to reduce...