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Selecting a fan for firefighting and rescue operations, much like a hand line nozzle, comes down to ensuring you have

USAR in the UK Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) has undergone some dramatic changes over the last few years. Given

As a largely misunderstood firefighting tactic, the use of foam has at times been confusing to the fire service. The

In June, the London Fire Brigade responded to one of the most tragic incidents the international fire service has witnessed

The explosion and subsequent fire at the fuel storage depot at Buncefield are familiar to most fire fighters; the issues

The recent 3-part article by Shelley and Tarantino said “Overfill ground, dike, or bund fires result from piping or tank

One of the consequences of modern living with its obtundents of high energy foods and energy saving devices is that

When designing PPE for firefighters, providing protection against the dangers of fire is of course paramount. Thanks to the work

Flawed situational awareness is one of the leading contributing factors in first responder near-miss and casualty events. Over the past

“Learn from history or you’re doomed to repeat it”. You’ve heard this before. I’m just preaching to the choir. Just

Most of us enter the fire service knowing that danger and risk are inherent parts of the job. We know

Our 2017 Masterclass in flood response and rescue techniques centred on Charlotte Fire Department (CFD) and North Carolina Emergency Management,

Firefighters at a UK fire and rescue service have become the first to successfully introduce new kit as part of

In Part 1 of this article featured in the last edition we discussed the rise of solar energy from a

PTSD. This acronym, slight and neat, has wreaked havoc upon those it afflicts. “I thought I was stronger than this”.

The potential for drone technology in the realm of emergency response is undeniable and truly exciting. However, this technology is

So, there you are, sitting with your watch in the crew room after a quiet day, with nothing more exciting

Special purpose vehicles are to be customized as much as possible. Unlike general purpose vehicles either personal or trucks firefighting

TERC is dedicated to providing todays emergency rescue personnel with the latest innovations, technology, and education in auto extrication and

Over recent months Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) has faced significant operational demand at waste fires and high risk