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NIST Firefighter Safety and Deployment Study to be issued Wednesday

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[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jhll7iUuXpY&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] 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 […]

Fire in Emmitsburg’s Four Corners

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[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aixu0NKAmek[/youtube] [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qlIFryIYN3o[/youtube] 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 […]