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Confined-space ventilation.
How to choose a fan

Selecting a fan for firefighting and rescue operations, much like a hand-line nozzle, comes down…

Think patient stabilisation rather than our historic ‘immobilisation’ approach.
The team approach to vehicle extrication: time for change

The team approach to vehicle extrication is nearly as old as I am, which begs…

A firefighter was killed and equipment damaged following this collapse at St Pancras Way, London on 1 October 1978.
Stabilisation prior to the attendance of specialist crews

Operational crews attending incidents in the early stages face numerous challenges in stabilisation and monitoring…

Training for technical search operations.
Training for Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) in the UK

USAR in the UK Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) has undergone some dramatic changes over…

Firefighters conduct overhaul operations.
Class A Foam – A force multiplier in structural and wildland firefighting

As a largely misunderstood firefighting tactic, the use of foam has at times been confusing…

Members of the FDNY watch President George W. Bush as he surveys Ground Zero.
The realities of firefighting and mental health

In June, the London Fire Brigade responded to one of the most tragic incidents the…

EPU equipment being used to contain fire water runoff from a large waste fire.
The environmental impact of fire service activities

The explosion and subsequent fire at the fuel storage depot at Buncefield are familiar to…

Terminal on Fire.
Overfilling tanks: Disasters and prevention

The recent 3-part article by Shelley and Tarantino said “Overfill ground, dike, or bund fires…

EvacPro+ provides ‘lots of handles for lots of people’.
Plus size evacuation – What is the solution?

One of the consequences of modern living with its obtundents of high energy foods and…

Firefighter PPE must be ergonomic and comfortable, as well as protective.
Fit for action

When designing PPE for firefighters, providing protection against the dangers of fire is of course…

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