Featured Blog Posts – April 2011 Archive (44)

Fire in the Sky: Truck Company Operations at High-Rise Fires

By Michael M. Dugan



Firefighters battle a multiple alarm blaze in a multi-story elderly assisted living facility in Southwest Houston. Photo Ryan McDonald

All high-rise fires are not created… Continue

Added by Fire Rescue Magazine on April 4, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

Notes from a Rookie Firefighter

Notes from a Rookie Firefighter...April 2, 2011

 

Yesterday a great friend said my mind never stops. And, she is definitely right. I'd like to share something with all of you that may help reduce some of your car insurance costs or other rates that have been raised and you didn't understand why.

 

Last year I sold my home in a short sale. Incredible medical expenses, loss of employment, reduction in hours and pay of my ex-husband's salary, and a horrible…

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Added by Denise Imperiale on April 2, 2011 at 9:17am — 3 Comments

Held Fast: Tips for ensuring effective vehicle stabilization

Held Fast

Tips for ensuring effective vehicle stabilization

By Homer Robertson



In past Quick Drills, I’ve given you some tips to make vehicle extrication operations go smoother. Our response to motor vehicle crashes (MVCs) has changed so much in the past 25 or 30 years that it’s hard to believe we did things the way we… Continue

Added by Fire Rescue Magazine on April 1, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

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