Archive for April2010

NIST Report on Residential Fireground Field Experiments ISSUED

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Report-on-Residential-Fireground-Field-Experiments The NIST Firefighter Safety and Deployment Study; Titled- Report on Residential Fireground Field Experiements was issued this morning. A copy of the report is attached. The report is also available for download at the NIST, HERE Report Abstract: Service expectations placed on the fire service, including Emergency Medical Services (EMS), response to natural disasters, hazardous […]

NIST Firefighter Safety and Deployment Study to be issued Wednesday

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is scheduled to issue the results of a multi-institutional landmark national study on the effects of firefighter staffing levels and crew arrival times on residential firefighting operations. This landmark report will provide scientific data that will help inform fire chiefs and public officials in making decisions on […]

The story of the National Fallen Firefighter Foundation

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There are times in which we need to stop and reflect upon those things that at times seemingly slip by us…Take the time to look over some of the progress, support, initiatives and resources available to support not only the concepts of what we profess here at CommandSafety.com, but all of the multi-facets of the […]

More Building Details from the Emmitsburgs Fire

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Here’s some details on the incident and the building profile from our good friend Wayne Powell with the Vigilant Hose Company of Emmitsburg and a long time former staff member of the National Fire Academy. The excerpt that was posted on Dave’s STATter911 blog:  Fire units were alerted at 0559 hours to a reported building […]

Fire in Emmitsburg’s Four Corners

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For those of you that have attended courses at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland; many of you have  eaten at Stavro’s Pizza  or passed this building onthe way into town in the four corners of Emmitsburg. A major fire broke out early Saturday morning. Here’s a link to a series of photographs thanks […]