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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.

USFA: Study Contains Key Findings for Fire Investigators

UL conducted a series of experiments on fires to find out how ventilation influences the fire pattern.

UL FSRI: New Comparison of Natural and Synthetic Home Furnishings

Both rooms were ignited by a small open flame replicating common causes of furnishing ignition sources.

Firefighter Breaches Apartment Wall to Escape Flames in Staten Island Fire

One firefighter was burned, and an occupant injured in an apartment fire on Staten Island.

West Phoenix Mobile Home Fire

Phoenix and Glendale firefighters working together at a senior community.

Helmet Cam: Escambia County, FL Squad 3 First In

Take in this Florida house fire from the view of the nozzle firefighter.

Howard County, MD LODD Lessons

Lessons learned and more in this presentation by Lt. Josh Burchick of the Howard County Fire Department.


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