Archive for September2012

Better Angels: The Firefighters of 9/11

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 Remembering some friends on this day of days…           Better Angels: the Firefighters of 9/11 is 343 individual oil paintings of the firefighters who died on 9/11, created to honor the lives they lived and the people they loved. See the 343 » http://betterangels911.com/     

NIST Strategic Roadmap to Reduce Preventable Fire Burden

New NIST Strategic Roadmap Aims to Reduce the Nation’s Preventable Fire Burden by a Third

The Brotherhood of the Fire Service and the Bonds of Family

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We all share a common bond that is defined by who we are and that is; firefighters. We are also defined by our families and loved ones and by the paths these past eleven years have given us; and where they may lead in the years ahead.

Engineering Ground Zero

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To commemorate the anniversary of 9/11, NOVA presented an epic story of engineering, innovation, and the perseverance of the human spirit. With extraordinary access granted by The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, “Engineering Ground Zero” follows the five-year construction of One World Trade Center (1 WTC) and the National September 11 Memorial […]

Predictability and Performance Of Buildings and Today’s Fireground

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Understanding the building – its complexities in terms of anatomy, structural systems, materials, configuration, design, layout, systems, methods of construction, engineering and inherent features, limitations, challenges and risks – is fundamental for operational excellence on the fireground and firefighter safety.

Focus on Fire Safety: National Preparedness Month

September marks the ninth annual National Preparedness Month. Are you prepared?

Operational Excellence

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Active and Engaged: or Passive and on the Sideline?