- TOWERING INFERNO. Dyer, Nicole // Science World;1/21/2002, Vol. 58 Issue 8, p8
Focuses on firefighting and equipment used by firefighters in the United States. INSETS: HOT DRESS CODE;FOUR-LEGGED FIREFIGHTERS.
- Scab, mercenary, or professional: What type of firefighter are you? Florian, Theodore S. // Fire Engineering;Aug96, Vol. 149 Issue 8, p38
Opinion. Comments on historical concepts that have become unnecessary fire service tradition. People's demand for first-class fire service; Types of firefighters.
- Salvage size-up. Pascocello Jr., Anthony J. // Fire Engineering;Aug96, Vol. 149 Issue 8, p113
Presents a size-up checklist that officers and firefighters can use to plan a salvage strategy that will protect property and save goods. Importance of determining the construction type of a building; Type of occupancy; Importance of wearing protective gears.
- Volatile chemicals in diesel plant blaze test fire crew. // PrintWeek (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd);2/18/2011, p6
The article reports that firefighters had a hard time putting out a blaze at the Sil-Die foiling and embossing die factory in Essex, England due to the presence of volatile chemicals including phosphorous and magnesium.
- Stretching and operating the first line. Klett, Tim // Fire Engineering;May99, Vol. 152 Issue 5, p93
Reports on the use of the first line of a fire fighting team. Priorities for protecting lives and properties; Positioning of the hose and the firefighters according to a given situation; Set of tools which must be carried by an engine member.
- WHEN DO YOU...? Brennan, Tom // Fire Engineering;Dec2000, Vol. 153 Issue 12, p104
Offers tactical operations guidelines to firefighters designed to limit the decision process on the fireground. Deciding when to go to the roof of the fire building; Team searching; Bringing the power cutting equipment; Guidelines for choosing a defensive strategy after arrival at the fire scene.
- 'WHADDYA DO...?'. Brennan, Tom // Fire Engineering;Jul2001, Vol. 154 Issue 7, p120
Addresses solutions to basic questions relating to fire fighting. Vertical ventilation problems; Fire fighter blocked by fire in a high-rise multiple dwelling; Determination of whether water is flowing from a building's gong drain valve.
- PRIMARY ROOF OPERATIONS AT MULTIPLE-DWELLING FIRES. Flynn, John // Fire Engineering;Jul2003, Vol. 156 Issue 7, p81
Presents tips for fire fighters on handling primary roof operations in multiple-dwelling fires. Sizing-up the situation; Preparation of prefire plans; Tools to bring; Roof access and egress.
- TIME IN A BOTTLE. Roadfelt, Erik // Fire Engineering;Jul2003, Vol. 156 Issue 7, p141
Focuses on fire fighter breathing in fire control operations. Recommended type of breathing in various fire situations; Importance of breathing slowly and steadily.