Conversation on Building Construction Trends

Join us tonight for a Conversation on Building Construction Trends with Host Christopher Naum, Special Guest Capt. Mike Lopina (Illinois) and our regular contributor Chief Doug Cline (SC) on Buildingonfire’s Taking it to the Streets podcast hosted on Fireengineering.com’s Blogtalk Radio Live at 7:30 pm ET with a Live call-in, Join us for a robust […]

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Lessons from the Fireground: FDNY – The Bronx

  Lessons from the Fireground: FDNY Lt. Howard Carpluk, Jr.,  and FF Michael C. Reilly August 27.2006 Box 33- 2797  1575 Walton Avenue, Bronx, New York On August 27, 2006, FDNY Lieutenant Howard Carpluk, Jr., and FF Michael C. Reilly died in the line-of-duty after the floor they were operating on during fire suppression operations […]

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A Fire Officer’s Guide for Today’s Buildings on Fire On-Line Short Version Webinar Program

A Fire Officer’s Guide for Today’s Buildings on Fire On-Line Short Version Webinar Program Building Sciences, Construction Technology & Fire Operations Series Today’s fireground, buildings and occupancies present increasing challenges that have redefined strategic and tactical fireground operations and impact these operations on a wide variety of levels that often include adverse compartment fire conditions, […]

BuildingsonFire Webinar Series Coming this Spring

Comprehensive On-line Webinar Lectures Integrating Leading Insights, Best Practices, Human Performance and Operational Perspectives for Today’s Demanding Fireground Learnings for All Ranks & Organizations Lectures |Research |Conversation |Learnings Rolling out and Hitting the Streets April 4, 2020 Special Guests, Mini Symposiums, A View from the Streets and much more…  Schedule and Registration information coming soon. […]

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FDNY: The 23rd Street Fire and Collapse October 17, 1966-2019 53th Anniversary and Remembrance

Remembering the “23rd Street Fire” October 17, 1966-2019; 53th Anniversary and Remembrances On October 17th, 1966, Manhattan Dispatch recorded an alarm from a resident at 7 East 22nd Street for smoke on the 4th floor of a brownstone. Box 0598 was transmitted at 2136 hours. Engine 14, 3 & 16, Ladders 3 & 12, Battalion […]

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Lessons from the Fireground: Buffalo- Box 191 North Division and Grosvenor 1983-2018 35th Anniversary

Lessons from the Fireground; December 27,1983 Buffalo, New York Five Firefighter Line-of-Duty Deaths 1983-2018 35th Anniversary  Lessons from the Fireground: North Division Fire 12.27.1983 Buildingsonfire’s Taking it to the Streets podcast on FireEngineering.com; download last year’s (2017) archived broadcast of the December 27, 1983 North Division Street Fire & Explosion occurring in Buffalo, NY that resulted […]

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Lessons from the Fireground: FDNY Vandalia Avenue 1998-2018 Twentieth Anniversary 

FDNY Brooklyn Box 4080: 17 Vandalia Avenue 12.18.1998

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The Waldbaum Fire and Collapse: FDNY 1978-2019 Honor, Remembrance, Learning’s 41st Anniversary

The Waldbaum’s Supermarket Fire and Collapse: FDNY 1978-2019 41st Anniversary Honor, Remembrance, Learning’s The Waldbaum Super market fire, Brooklyn, New York occurred on August 2, 1978. Six firefighters died in the line of duty when the roof of a burning Brooklyn supermarket collapsed, plunging 12 firefighters into the flames. The fire began in a hallway […]

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Lessons from the Fireground; FDNY Wooster Street Fire and Collapse 1958-2018

Lessons from the Fireground-1958-2018 Wooster Street Fire & Collapse Box 55-334 FDNY   137 -139 Wooster Street in Lower Manhattan (New York City) was a six story 80 x 100 loft building constructed of heavy timber construction and masonry brick perimeter walls. This was a common building size and type in this area of the […]

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The Luongo’s Restaurant Fire and Collapse 1942-2017 75th Anniversary of Six Boston Firefighter Line of Duty Deaths

A multiple alarm fire and collapse 70 years ago resulting in six Boston Firefighter LODDs, was overshadowed by the Coconut Grove Fire which occurred 13 days later. HereÂ’ the story and legacy.

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