Fire Chief » Fire attack http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:12:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Training helps 7 firefighters escape burning building http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/23/training-helps-7-firefighters-escape-burning-building/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/23/training-helps-7-firefighters-escape-burning-building/#comments Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:43:36 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/23/training-helps-7-firefighters-escape-burning-building/
For area fire chiefs, the close call for those seven firefighters is a learning opportunity for all
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Marshal: Fire that destroyed chief’s garage ‘suspicious’ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/marshal-fire-that-destroyed-chiefs-garage-suspicious/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/marshal-fire-that-destroyed-chiefs-garage-suspicious/#comments Wed, 21 Jan 2015 21:14:57 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/marshal-fire-that-destroyed-chiefs-garage-suspicious/
It took 30 to 40 firefighters and tankers from 10 fire districts to put out the fire; the chief didn't have insurance
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Ga. fire dept. offering $10K reward for arsonist info http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/07/ga-fire-dept-offering-10k-reward-for-arsonist-info/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/07/ga-fire-dept-offering-10k-reward-for-arsonist-info/#comments Wed, 07 Jan 2015 19:24:11 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/07/ga-fire-dept-offering-10k-reward-for-arsonist-info/
They're seeking the public's help to identify an arsonist who torched a house for sale over the weekend
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Fire chief: Texas firehouse blaze started near stove http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/02/fire-chief-texas-firehouse-blaze-started-near-stove/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/02/fire-chief-texas-firehouse-blaze-started-near-stove/#comments Fri, 02 Jan 2015 19:47:06 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/02/fire-chief-texas-firehouse-blaze-started-near-stove/
Firefighters cooking at the station left on a call and came back to find the station on fire
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Under attack: Fire victim fights, rips at SCBA masks during rescue http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/22/under-attack-fire-victim-fights-rips-at-scba-masks-during-rescue/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/22/under-attack-fire-victim-fights-rips-at-scba-masks-during-rescue/#comments Mon, 22 Dec 2014 22:27:53 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/22/under-attack-fire-victim-fights-rips-at-scba-masks-during-rescue/ We crawled through heavy smoke and fire to find him and were not leaving without him]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/22/under-attack-fire-victim-fights-rips-at-scba-masks-during-rescue/feed/ 0 Aerial rescue: How I plucked a victim seconds before collapse http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/22/aerial-rescue-how-i-plucked-a-victim-seconds-before-collapse/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/22/aerial-rescue-how-i-plucked-a-victim-seconds-before-collapse/#comments Mon, 22 Dec 2014 21:21:48 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/22/aerial-rescue-how-i-plucked-a-victim-seconds-before-collapse/
Houston Fire Capt. Brad Hawthorne describes what it was like responding and rescuing a construction worker from a collapsing high-rise structure
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Fire chief: How a 9-year-old hero changed my life http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/22/fire-chief-how-a-9-year-old-hero-changed-my-life/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/22/fire-chief-how-a-9-year-old-hero-changed-my-life/#comments Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:00:00 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/22/fire-chief-how-a-9-year-old-hero-changed-my-life/
The call was Chief Ebmeyer's, a 25-year fire service veteran, most difficult of his career; he made the boy an honorary firefighter for his heroic actions
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Calif. Batt. Chief’s house destroyed by 2 fires http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/11/calif-batt-chiefs-house-destroyed-by-2-fires/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/11/calif-batt-chiefs-house-destroyed-by-2-fires/#comments Thu, 11 Dec 2014 19:02:51 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/11/calif-batt-chiefs-house-destroyed-by-2-fires/
It appears to have started by paper that was inside the walls near the attic; the house is a total loss
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Conn. fire lieutenants get into fight at fire scene http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/08/conn-fire-lieutenants-get-into-fight-at-fire-scene/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/08/conn-fire-lieutenants-get-into-fight-at-fire-scene/#comments Mon, 08 Dec 2014 18:58:51 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/08/conn-fire-lieutenants-get-into-fight-at-fire-scene/
One of the lieutenants called 911 after returning to the fire station and said he wanted to file an assault complaint
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Video: Massive fire destroys L.A. apartment complex http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/08/video-massive-fire-destroys-l-a-apartment-complex/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/08/video-massive-fire-destroys-l-a-apartment-complex/#comments Mon, 08 Dec 2014 18:47:34 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/08/video-massive-fire-destroys-l-a-apartment-complex/
More than 250 firefighters battled the blaze that damaged three floors before being brought under control
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