Improving the Health & Safety of all Emergency Responders

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+ Staffing and Truck Operations

Staffing and Truck Operations 04/15/2015 Richard Marinucci Recent research performed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Underwriters Laboratories (UL) has shed a lot of light on fire behavior and the science behind fire development. This...

+ Patience Is a Virtue

Patience Is a Virtue 09/10/2015 RICHARD MARINUCCI A coordinated, planned, and prepared response to a hazmat event is a relatively new concept in the fire service. By that, I mean that up until 25 or 30 years ago, fire departments responded to calls involving hazardous...

+ Getting the Most from Your Next Apparatus Purchase

Getting the Most from Your Next Apparatus Purchase 09/10/2015 RICHARD MARINUCCI Departments that make bad decisions when acquiring apparatus will not only pay for it with scarce resources, but they will also pay for it when it contributes to poor performance and years...

+ I Am Tired of Hearing…

I Am Tired of Hearing… 09/28/2015 I Am Tired of Hearing… By Richard Marinucci When I was asked to pen some of the articles that appear in this Web edition, I was told I could talk about anything that was on my mind. While some days that can be challenging, I do have...