Fire Chief » Industrial Firefighting http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Fri, 23 Jan 2015 04:25:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 UK city rolls out piercing tools on rig, hand lines http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/uk-city-rolls-out-piercing-tools-on-rig-hand-lines/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/uk-city-rolls-out-piercing-tools-on-rig-hand-lines/#comments Thu, 15 Jan 2015 20:23:07 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/uk-city-rolls-out-piercing-tools-on-rig-hand-lines/
The biggest fire truck in the U.K. comes with a piercing nozzle, as does a newly supplied super-hose that allows crews to tackle a blaze outside a building
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NIOSH: West firefighters had no plan for fertilizer plant response http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/14/niosh-west-firefighters-had-no-plan-for-fertilizer-plant-response/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/14/niosh-west-firefighters-had-no-plan-for-fertilizer-plant-response/#comments Fri, 14 Nov 2014 20:58:25 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/14/niosh-west-firefighters-had-no-plan-for-fertilizer-plant-response/
Ten responders were killed in 2013 when the Texas plant exploded
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3 lessons for fire chiefs from an oil pipeline break http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/07/3-lessons-for-fire-chiefs-from-an-oil-pipeline-break/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/07/3-lessons-for-fire-chiefs-from-an-oil-pipeline-break/#comments Sun, 07 Sep 2014 23:43:35 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/07/3-lessons-for-fire-chiefs-from-an-oil-pipeline-break/
The importance of preparation played out when a report of oil smell turned into a two-week-long response for an Ohio fire department
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Pa. fire chief won’t crew safety at industrial site http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/03/pa-fire-chief-wont-crew-safety-at-industrial-site/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/03/pa-fire-chief-wont-crew-safety-at-industrial-site/#comments Wed, 03 Sep 2014 15:26:29 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/03/pa-fire-chief-wont-crew-safety-at-industrial-site/
The site has had four flare ups in the past 10 weeks, with no explanation why
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Pa. fire chief won’t risk crew safety at industrial site http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/03/pa-fire-chief-wont-risk-crew-safety-at-industrial-site/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/03/pa-fire-chief-wont-risk-crew-safety-at-industrial-site/#comments Wed, 03 Sep 2014 15:26:29 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/03/pa-fire-chief-wont-risk-crew-safety-at-industrial-site/
The site has had four flare ups in the past 10 weeks, with no explanation why
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Fed. mining agency to create fire prevention course after miners’ deaths http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/13/fed-mining-agency-to-create-fire-prevention-course-after-miners-deaths/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/13/fed-mining-agency-to-create-fire-prevention-course-after-miners-deaths/#comments Sun, 13 Jul 2014 12:29:04 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/13/fed-mining-agency-to-create-fire-prevention-course-after-miners-deaths/ The move comes as part of a lawsuit settlement charging the agency was lax in its inspections prior to the 2006 deaths]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/13/fed-mining-agency-to-create-fire-prevention-course-after-miners-deaths/feed/ 0 What it means: The law, an S.F. firefighter and a plane crash http://www.firechief.com/2014/02/14/means-law-s-f-firefighter-plane-crash/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/02/14/means-law-s-f-firefighter-plane-crash/#comments Fri, 14 Feb 2014 22:30:14 +0000 http://www.firechiefnation.com/?p=45 That a California prosecutor considered criminal charges against the S.F. firefighter who ran over and killed a plane-crash passenger has meaning for us all.]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/02/14/means-law-s-f-firefighter-plane-crash/feed/ 0