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Mayday in Chicago, Six Firefighters Hurt

Video from the scene showed one firefighter jumping from the roof of one building.

LAFD Boyd Street Incident

Firefighter Jacob Gonzalez talks about the explosion that injured 11 firefighters.

LODD Anniversary: Maryland Firefighter Caught in Rapid Fire Event

Conditions at the time of entry for the search crew indicated that the fire was under control.

FDNY Exterior Fire Control

Specific uses of exterior water streams and the importance of fireground communication and coordination.

Fire Dynamics in a Two-Story Duplex

The critical event was the on-set of flashover conditions in the kitchen, where the fire began.
Ryan Lamping, William Carey, Limestone Fire Department, and Samuel Hittle photo

Discussing Fire Research & Fireground Tactics

Changes some departments have made based on previous research.
cal fire riverside twitter photo of firetrucks

California Firefighters Hurt in House Fire, One Critically

Department says firefighters were hurt in a flashover.

Backdrafts, Smoke Explosions, and Other Fireground Phenomena

December 10, 2020: The video spread across the Internet, causing many to ask, “What the hell was that?”

New NFPA Standard Offers Firefighting Guidance Based on Fire Science

The first NFPA document connecting fire dynamics research to response strategy, tactics, and best practices.

UL FSRI: Residential Size-Up and Search & Rescue, Virtual Visitor Day

The search tactics in this experiment include operations initiated through the bedroom 2 and bedroom 3 windows prior to suppression.


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