Today's Humpday Hangout discussed the tragic attack on police officers in Dallas with a Dallas PD sergeant and a Dallas Fire Rescue battalion chief. One hour wasn't enough for all the topics covered. Listen to the show HERE.
We saw another skyscraper fire in Dubai. This one took place in a residential high-rise. You can see the photos HERE on HighRiseOperations.com
Seattle captain Mike Gagliano discusses the value of an in-building SCBA air supply system in the first of three articles HERE.
A larger blaze has burned about 12 square miles in the Bridger-Teton National Forest and closed U.S. 191/189, a highway heavily used by travelers heading across Interstate 80 to visit Jackson Hole and Yellowstone.
Before he even heard the blast, Fire Chief Roger Boyle felt himself lifted into the air, blown right out of his boots and up into a sky the color of pitch. He knew he was in midair, propelled by an apparent explosion.
Cultures exist either by design or by chance. Unfortunately, in the American fire service, the latter is the norm. If we ever hope to eliminate the bad events that are caused by bad habits, or by questionable accepted practices, we must implement change and initiate a culture modification process.
It was the city's deadliest bombing since the Iraq war began 13 years ago, a grim distinction made all the more tragic by details of the immediate aftermath of the bombing given to the Associated Press by a half dozen survivors and witnesses. See More Galleries
Somebody, I think it was a former EMS Chief once told me, “if it isn’t written down, it didn’t happen.” I was probably trying to talk my way out of one situation or another, and he was letting me know that all the spoken words add up to a pile of nothing when being accused of something. Read More from Fire EMS Blogs