If we aren’t critical about ourselves, no one will be until there’s a loss of civilian lives, a catastrophic fire, or even a line-of-duty death.
Register for the 2nd Annual Lt. Nathan Flynn Fireground Leadership Training Program featuring MAYDAY/RIT Operations and Fire Dynamics in structures.
The Cleveland Fire Department shares lessons learned from an April 2020 fire engine crash.
Fire Chief Mark Rohlfing said that he believes the firefighter did not act with racist or sexist intent, or target an individual member or group.
What is going to be expected of your members when the time comes to perform?
On July 4, 2002, a volunteer fire chief, a volunteer deputy fire chief, and a career fire fighter died when a residential structure collapsed, trapping them, along with four fire fighters and an officer who survived.
A Chattanooga firefighter has been fired for making threatening posts to the mayor and city council on Facebook.
What is your department doing to train officers for incident command?
On Friday, July 1, 1988, as firefighters from the Hackensack (N.J.) Fire Department prepared for the holiday weekend, calls began pouring in reporting flames and smoke coming from the roof of the Hackensack Ford Dealership. The entire Hackensack Fire Department—all 100 firefighters—responded to the fire. After approximately 1 hour of operations, five of them had lost their lives.
In addition, the SAFD has been recognized by the Congressional Fire Services Institute (CFSI) and Masimo with the 2020 Excellence in Fire Service-Based EMS Award. The SAFD received the award for developing a novel whole blood program which provides blood transfusions en route to the hospital, instead of a saline solution at the scene of an emergency to patients.