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LODD Anniversary: FDNY Vandalia Avenu...

A look back at a tragic fire on Dec. 18, 1998   (NIST photo)   On December 18, 1998, several fire companies...

LODD Anniversary: FDNY Vandalia Avenue Fire
posted on: Dec 19, 2017

Video Throwback: Wall Street High-Ris...

Ride along with FDNY Rescue Company 1   Atomic Rewind -FDNY – Rescue 1 Wall Street High Rise Fire –...

Video Throwback: Wall Street High-Rise Fire
posted on: Jun 26, 2017

The Descent into the Maelstrom

By Ronny J. Coleman Many years ago, I read a short story about a physical phenomenon called The Maelstrom.[1]  This...

The Descent into the Maelstrom
posted on: Aug 27, 2015

Phoenix, AZ: From Tragedy To Early Ad...

On March 14, 2001, Phoenix Firefighter/Paramedic Bret Tarver died in the line of duty after his self-contained...

Phoenix, AZ: From Tragedy To Early Adoption of FARS
posted on: Aug 27, 2015

Video: Blast Shakes Los Angeles High-...

Fire inside a downtown high-rise office building after electrical equipment explodes Published Friday, August 21,...

Video: Blast Shakes Los Angeles High-Rise
posted on: Aug 21, 2015

Smoke Eater

By Ronny J. Coleman  Back in the “good ole days” there was a complimentary phrase that was used to describe a...

Smoke Eater
posted on: Jul 10, 2015

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