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- DECK GUN DRILLS FOR THREE-MEMBER ENGINE COMPANIES. Sitz, Tom // Fire Engineering;Aug2004, Vol. 157 Issue 8, p28
Focuses on the training for a three-member engine companies on deck gun attack of the booster tank to secure water resource. Development of an effective stream through a deck gun; importance of consistency in a company; Details on the objective of the drill.
- Kingston Delivers In-Your-Face Fire Safety. Markley, Rick // Fire Chief;Oct2007, Vol. 51 Issue 10, p11
The article reports on the second year of the aggressive marketing campaign launched by the Fire Department in Kingston, Tennessee to coincide with the state's Fire Prevention Week. In accordance with the Fire Prevention Week, the department is conducting activities, including station tours,...
- From Band-Aids to Broken Bones. Ferrell, Jennifer L.; Beaver, Zach // Campus Activities Programming;Back To School 2011, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p37
The article presents several topics and examples that can provide an insight on how to manage crises without fear, manage scenarios efficiently and communicate effectively before, during and after events. It cites the problems that can happen with respect to the venue and notes that outdoor...
- Fire Service-Based EMS Made Easier. Deardorff, Chad // Fire Chief Expert Blog;7/13/2012, p10
The article shows the advancements on fire-based emergency management systems (EMSs). The International Association of Fire Chiefs and the International Association of Firefighters backed fire-based EMSs due to their capabilities that speed up response times of firefighters. Fire departments all...
- GREASE DUCT FIRE LEADS TO STRICTER CODE ENFORCEMENT. Foley, James M. // Fire Engineering;Jun2004, Vol. 157 Issue 6, p101
Focuses on the effort of the City Fire Department in controlling fires in their jurisdiction in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Overview of the fire incident in Tropicana Casino Hotel as caused by negligence on the part of employees; Requirements that the Department implemented for establishments...
- Emergency Scene Problem Prevention. MARINUCCI, RICHARD // Fire Engineering;Oct2011, Vol. 164 Issue 10, p34
The article discusses the need for fire departments to look at the actual experiences that their members have in emergencies such as commercial and industrial fires, vehicular accidents, and other incidents that require a high level of performance. It highlights the importance of periodically...
- SELLING ICS IS LIKE SHOWING A PIG A WATCH. Terwilliger, Michael S. // Fire Engineering;Sep2004, Vol. 157 Issue 9, p98
The article focuses on the use of incident command system (ICS) in fire management. The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency ordered fire departments to use ICS on emergency incidents if they want federal money in the end. If there is a large fire department in the Southwest; it and has...
- Mesa opts for HazSim in chlorine-spill drill. // Fire Chief Expert Blog;12/27/2012, p2
The article reports that the Mesa Fire/Medical Department lended the HazSim hazmat-detection simulations services to hold its year-end fire drills with Phoenix Regional hazmat groups.
- RESPONSE BE NIMBLE RESPONSE BE QUICK. Trevino, Mario; Tangherlini, Niels // Fire Chief;Feb2003, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p32
Focuses on San Francisco Fire Department's multiple-agency disaster drill in California. Disaster preparedness effort of the fire department; Testing of the region's emergency responders, training, communication and equipment needs; Simulation of a plane crash; Training of volunteers.