- Remembering the Granite Mountain Hotshots. // UFRA Straight Tip;Oct2013, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p37
The article offers information on the loss of 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshot crew of the Prescott Fire Department during their operation on the scene of a wildland fire in Yarnell, Arizona.
- 1996 firefighter injuries down, NFPA reports. // Fire Engineering;Mar1998, Vol. 151 Issue 3, p36
Highlights the decline of firefighter injuries in United States in 1996, as reported by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Factors that are attributable for the drop in injuries; Statistics on the issue; Drop in fireground injuries between 1988 and 1996; Major type of injuries...
- Saving our own: Removing a downed firefighter from a tight... Lasky, Rick; Marchese, Sal // Fire Engineering;Apr98, Vol. 151 Issue 4, p12
Provides information on how to rescue an injured firefighter. Common errors that results to death and injury of a firefighter; Example of unsuccessful rescue; Several rescue techniques.
- Firefighters honour Arizona fallen. DOLSKI, MEGAN // Eastern Door;7/5/2013, Vol. 22 Issue 26, p18
The article focuses on honouring the firefighters of the Prescott fire department by the Kahnawake Fire Brigade by displaying a memorial message outside the fire station in the memory of those who lost their lives while trying to deal with wild fire outside the small town of Yarnell in Arizona.
- 1 Dies in Fire in Mumbai Building. // India -- West;7/25/2014, Vol. 39 Issue 36, pA35
The article reports on one firefighter that was killed in a fire on the top two floors of a 22-story business center in India's financial capital of Mumbai on July 18, 2014.
- Fire suppression rating schedule. Perry, Dale // Fire Engineering;Jun95, Vol. 148 Issue 6, p10
Discusses the rating of fire departments for funding or fire insurance purposes. Automatic-aid plans; Communications; Engine companies and pump capacity; Personnel; Ladder or service companies; Water supply; Record keeping.
- Tragedy in the treetops. Sheremata, Davis // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;6/10/96, Vol. 23 Issue 26, p24
Reports on results of the investigation into the death of Alberta Forest Service fireman Harro van Bockel during forest fire last June 1995. Details on the rescue efforts; Faulty equipment, serious human errors and training methods as the factors in the accident death.
- SNAPSHOT. // High Country News;11/25/2013, Vol. 45 Issue 20, p3
The article informs that 2013 has been one of the quietest seasons in last five years regarding burning of 4.1 million acre area in 40,775 wildfires that is only 63 percent of the ten years average and reflects on California's Yosemite National Park's wildfire in which 19 firefighters were killed.
- Let Us Be Worthy of Firefighters' Sacrifice. SHORB, TERRIL L. // Progressive Populist;8/15/2013, Vol. 19 Issue 14, p6
The author asserts that Arizona residents should take cautionary measures to minimize the chances of fires spreading wide and to ensure that the lives of the firefighters of the Granite Mountain Hotshots who died protecting the area from a wild fire are not wasted.