Firehouse Expo 2013
Firehouse Expo News
- Personnel Learn How to Remove Injured Firefighter's Gear
It's essential to work as a team when treating an injured firefighter, and removing their gear.
- Ballam: New Products Debuted at Firehouse Expo
Fire service trade shows continue to be a great place to see new products and Firehouse Expo 2013 in Baltimore was no exception.
- The 'M&Ms' of ISO's Fire Class Rating Systems Explained
The Insurance Services Office rating system can be daunting, but a Firehouse Expo presenter explained the myths and mysteries surrounding it.
- In Times of Disaster, Neighbors Need to Help Neighbors
When a storm wreaks havoc on a community, or an earthquake destroys a city, it takes a village to resolve the emergency, says a Firehouse Expo instructor.
- Expert Teaches Ways to Avoid Killing Your Department
William Jenaway, a former fire chief and respected educator with VFIS outlined 10 ways firefighters can kill their departments at Firehouse Expo.
- Fire Chiefs Share Thoughts at Firehouse Expo
Three chiefs from different departments shared their thoughts with fire and rescue personnel.
- Firehouse Expo 2013 Opening Ceremony
Firehouse Expo 2013 Opening Ceremony
- Testing Pumps And Aerials Keeps Everybody Safe
UL's Jim Johannessen gave a presentation in a new Firehouse Expo program called Mechanics' Clinic on the importance of pump and aerial testing.
- New Web-Based Firefighter Training is ALIVE
ALIVE stands for Advanced Learning through Integrated Visual Environments and it is a web-based firefighter training program developed with a federal grant.
- 'Super Saturday' Events Planned for Firehouse Expo
A free concert and water demo will be held at the Inner Harbor on Saturday.
- New Technology Can Help With Rural Fire Operations
Dominic Colletti, an authority in rural water supply described some of the technology that can help firefighters with getting enough water to a scene.
- Drills Help Firefighters Know What to Do at 'The Big One'
High risk, low frequency events challenge firefighters nationwide, but FDNY Lt. Rob Brown said drills help mitigate problems before they happen.
- Youths Set Fires for Myriad of Reasons
Some are crying for help, while others are acting out out of despite or hatred for authority.
- Head Scratching Behavior Disgraces Fire Service
Curt Varone, a presenter at Firehouse Expo, said during a class that some bizarre firefighter behavior can't be made up.
- Fallen Heroes Honored During Firehouse Expo Opening
Attendees took a moment to remember the fallen and honor a hero during opening ceremonies Thursday morning.
- The Similarities of Fire Grounds and Battle Grounds
The operations of both are conducted in uncertain environments with limited resources.
- Firehouse Expo Show Floor Prepared For Opening
Exhibitors were finishing their displays and the forklifts were clearing the packing crates as the opening of show floor at Firehouse Expo draws near.
- Firehouse Expo 2013 - Day 1
Firehouse.com Editor-in-Chief Peter Matthews talks with attendees on day 1 of Firehouse Expo 2013 in Baltimore.
- Firefighters Hone Skills at Firehouse Expo HOT Classes
Firefighters are spending two days honing extrication and firefighting skills, and learning from the experts at Firehouse Expo.
- Firehouse Expo Keynotes to be Streamed
The kickoff ceremony for Firehouse Expo will be streamed online beginning at 8:30 a.m (ET) on Thursday.
- Firehouse Expo 2013 Rolls Into Baltimore
Firehouse Expo 2013 is underway with the promise of more education, more tradition and more fun. Conference workshops and the exhibit hall open Thursday.
- Hands-on Training Filling Up for Firehouse Expo
There are a limited number of opening for select hands-on training programs at Firehouse Expo in Baltimore in late July.