Landmark High-Rise Fire Study Evaluates Effectiveness of Crew Sizes, Elevator Use
When responding to fires in high-rise buildings, firefighting crews of five or six members-instead of three or four-are significantly faster in putting out fires and completing search-and-rescue operations, concludes a major new study* carried out by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in cooperation with five other organizations.
Philadelphia Fire Department Receives LODD Prevention Training
Members of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation’s Everyone Goes Home® program delivered Courage to Be Safe ® and other LODD prevention courses to the Philadelphia Fire Department cadet classes.
New Partnership Aims to Ensure Everyone Goes Home®
Firefighters across Iowa now have more access to Everyone Goes Home® programs and training thanks to a new partnership between the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) and the Iowa Fire Service Training Bureau (FSTB).
Celebrating 100 Years With a Seal of Excellence
For the members of the Raleigh Fire Department, celebrating 100 years of service to the community was reason enough to don formal attire and attend the Fireman’s Ball.