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  The PennWell Fire Group

The PennWell Fire Group is an unparalleled collection of fire service media entities devoted to covering every aspect of firefighting, from breaking news to apparatus and equipment to firefighter training. These entities are both print and digital, and include the world's premier fire training conference. Fire Engineering magazine, a peer-reviewed journal, has been devoted to training in the fire service since 1877. FireRescue magazine is “devoted to the interests of firefighters worldwide” and covers in depth the social, industry, and international issues affecting the fire service. Fire Apparatus and Emergency Equipment magazine is a B2B magazine that covers the industry, technological, and manufacturing advances. The Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC), the largest and most revered fire service training event in the world, is held annually in Indianapolis, Indiana. On FDIC.com, viewers can catch up on classes missed from previous shows; gain an insight into the offerings of the upcoming show; and follow activities before, during, and post FDIC. The portal site for all these, FirefighterNation.com, has more than a half million members and growing.

Fire Engineering

For almost 140 years, Fire Engineering magazine has provided training, education, and management information for fire and emergency services personnel worldwide. Articles are written by experts in the fire service and focus on lessons-learned.

Mike Ciampo: On Fire: The Gas Years

In this video from his "On Fire" column, Mike Ciampo reviews natural gas valves and issues stemming from natural gas that firefighters may face at fire scenes.

Humpday Hangout: Firefighter Health and Safety

Host Frank Ricci is joined by Assistant Chiefs Joseph Pronesti and Becki White as they discuss their classes at FDIC International as well as command and Mayday drills.

Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment

Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment Magazine is the only magazine writing exclusively for Fire Chiefs, Purchasing Committee Members, Trustees, Commissioners, Finance Committees and those whose job it is to buy Trucks, Tools, Turnout Gear and Firefighting Equipment. They read Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment Magazine for news and insight to make well-informed buying decisions.

VT Hackney Tractor-Trailer Hazmat Unit

VT Hackney/Freightliner Hazmat Unit

Volunteer Firefighter Killed Responding to Accident in Botetourt County (VA)

A volunteer firefighter died Thursday while responding to a crash on Route 220 in Botetourt County, according to Virginia State Police. The Eagle Rock Fire Department responded to a single-vehicle crash on Route 220 at Catawba Creek Road.

FireRescue Magazine reaches fire chiefs, company officers and firefighters with “devoted to the interests of firefighters worldwide” content that gives fire-rescue professionals the education they want and need. Check out the new site at www.firerescuemagazine.com.

Smoke Alarm Confusion

Jim Crawford looks at strategies for reducing consumer confusion about smoke alarms.

Berkeley, CA Mayday After Action Report

As fire conditions rapidly changed as viewed from the Command Post, IC ordered an “Abandon the Building” on all channels.

FDIC International

Held annually in Indianapolis, Indiana, FDIC International is the world's largest firefighter training conference. Find out more at www.fdic.com.

Tony Tricarico: Elevator Emergencies: The Use of Fireman’s Service Elevators

Tony Tricarico discusses the steps to rescue a person trapped in an elevator.   

Billy Leach Jr.: S – I – M – P – L – E Approach to a Motor Vehicle Collision

Billy Leach Jr.'s article will discuss new ways to create a safer rescue operating environment for the fire service.

About PennWell

Since 1910, PennWell has been known for providing comprehensive coverage of several strategic markets. In the early days, PennWell was a pioneer in the emerging oil industry with Oil & Gas Journal magazine, founded in 1902. Today PennWell Corporation is a highly diversified, business-to-business media and information company with 320 profit centers, including 130 print and online magazines and newsletters, 60 conferences and exhibitions on six continents, and an extensive offering of books, maps, websites, research products, digital media, and database services.

PennWell's products serve as a lens for the world, focusing diffuse information into practical business intelligence. We aim to be where decision-makers worldwide look first to see what happens next in their markets. This has been our mission since PennWell’s founding in 1910. The ownership of our privately held company has remained constant during the ensuing decades, as has our commitment to integrity, excellence and innovation in all we do.

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