- Building a Landscape-Level Prescribed Fire Program. Ferguson, Joseph P. // Fire Management Today;Summer2005, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p16
Presents guidelines for the successful management of fires in the United States. Importance of breaking the suppression attitude among fire management officers; Consideration of the whole ecosystem in fire management; Inclusion of the entire workforce in fire management.
- WHY IS SAFETY SUCH A PROBLEM? Terwilliger, Michael S. // Fire Engineering;Jun2004, Vol. 157 Issue 6, p120
Focuses on the problems encountered by firemen in maintaining safety during the course of fire extinction. Reasons for the occurrence of failed mission of fire prevention; Impact of emotional rush on safety; Comparison on the response of an elected official between firefighter fatality and...
- Put it out - or knock them out. Farmer, Tim // Minnesota Fire Chief;Sep/Oct2014, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p43
The article offers the author's views on the importance of the job fire prevention personnel perform to the safety and survival of the residents and fire fighters. He emphasizes the need to train personnel on the built-in protection as well as to educate building residents on how to react in a...
- TALK FAST. Greenberg, Joel // Fire Chief;Sep/Oct2005 Supplement, Vol. 49, p12
Focuses on the instruction for firefighters on how to handle a fire emergency. Use of digital trunked radio system for communications; Need of fire departments to coordinate their mutual aid efforts; Establishment of near-immediate interoperability by linking the departments together.
- PEOPLE NEWS. // Fire Chief;Oct2004, Vol. 48 Issue 10, p9
Reports on career developments for fire chiefs in the fire service in the U.S. as of October 2004. Installation of Robert DiPoli as the 2004-2005 president of the International Association of Fire Chiefs; Presentation of recipients of the 2004 President's Awards to six individuals for better...
- Tom's Trumpet. Brace, Tom // Minnesota Fire Chief;Nov/Dec2008, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p46
The article presents the author's views on the adoption of the Fire Code in Minnesota. He says that while the Fire Code is adopted at the state level, the reality is that much of the actual code enforcement occurs at the local level. He cites that this is because the level of fire protection...
- Volunteers Corner: THE FIRST TWO SECONDS. Buckman III, John M. // Fire Engineering;Aug2006, Vol. 159 Issue 8, p12
The article on the theory called adaptive unconscious, which can be used by incident commanders of fire fighters in the U.S. The paper also aims to encourage firefighters, officers, chiefs, and incident commanders to rely on their intuitive decision-making processes. It was stated that to make...
- BECOMING A GOOSE IN A WORLD OF TURKEYS: EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP IN THE FIRE SERVICE. Stoney, Lori P. // Fire Engineering;Aug2006, Vol. 159 Issue 8, p69
The article focuses on effective leadership in fire prevention service in the U.S. A good fire service leader must learn the quality of character. These leaders are infused with humor and humility. A proficient leader has a vision an is intensely focused on outcome and results and has a workable...
- Firefighters Teach Fire Safety. // Weekly Reader - Edition 2;10/3/2003, Vol. 73 Issue 6, p3
Deals with the role of firefighters in teaching children and other people about fire safety.