Fire Staffing Research Paper

Staffing levels in a fire department can determine the successful or unsuccessful outcome of an incident. As per Fire Engineering, “Over the past three decades, fire department response has expanded to include emergency medical services, terrorism response, hazardous materials response and mitigation, natural disaster response, specialized rescue, and responses to other community needs” (Wilson 89-90). … Read more

Fire Informative Essay: The Hartford Circus Fire

On July 6th of 1944, the state of Connecticut experienced a terrible accident, this fire did more than just take the lives of many by also affecting others in a mental aspect. This accident was that of the Hartford Circus Fire. It was a fire that resulted in the entire destruction of a circus and … Read more

Fire Fighting: The Destructive Firefighter Essay

Fires expose firefighters to not only flames. During a fire the main hazard is obviously the flames, but there are many other dangers that you don’t see. Those are the dangerous carcinogens that are burned in the fire and those carcinogens are very dangerous. “The smoke from a structure fire has a mixture of oxygen, … Read more

Forest Fires

In the year 2000, fire fighters battled raging infernos as some of the worst wildfires in 50 years rampaged across a dozen states. Not only were these fires the worst in half a century, but they may be the worst ever recorded. In a single week in mid August, 86 major wildfires were raging in … Read more