Here's what's inside the February issue
FireRescue’s editor-in-chief examines creating an unobstructed path.
The fire service savant is someone who goes above and beyond the normal training requirements, giving up personal time with the families or hobbies to be better than the day before.
Nozzlehead examines how to determine the right numbers for an effective response.
Bob Vaccaro looks at E-ONE Sikorsky Aircraft Titan ARFF vehicle.
Alan M. Petrillo looks at the story of a town where animals help reduce fire severity.
Ronny J. Coleman looks the correlation between a lack of educational focus and America’s fire record.
The longer you are in the fire service, the fewer of your mentors are around. So where do you seek council?
All successful fire operations are the result of orders and actions determined by a standardized, methodical, organized, orderly, and evolving fire situation size-up. If not followed, chaos can follow.
Tommy Bishop examines a recent incident where a firefighter suddenly found himself falling through what his training and experience told him should have been a solid surface.
Anthony Kastros introduces his column on assessment centers and how to prepare for the job you want.
Jack J. Murphy introduces the Taming the Fire Environment column and examines how fire codes impact fireground safety.
Frank Viscuso shares advice from a successful wrestling coach on how leaders can step up their game and achieve better results.
Becki White shares strategies for being successful with public speaking.
Paul Hashagen looks at fires that occurred 100 years ago, in February 1918.
Stephen Marsar examines the difficulties of making decisions in the fire service.
Rich Marinucci looks at strategies for incident safety officers to avoid the three Cs.
Dave Donohue looks at whether community risk reduction really matters.
Karen Jackson examines strategies for having a successful marriage while being a member of the fire service.
Finding resources to help fund the purchase of TICs is an investment every fire department needs to make.
Looking into the not-so-distant future