Author Archives: Christopher Naum

Lessons from the Fireground: Detroit (MI) Fire Department Warehouse Fire March 12, 1987 – Three LODD

Lessons from the Fireground: Detroit (MI) Fire Department Warehouse Fire March 12, 1987 – Three LODD Honor, Courage and Remembrance -Lieutenant Paul W. Schimeck, Engine 10 -Lieutenant David W. Lau, 58, Engine 26 -Probationary Firefighter Lawrence A. McDonald Jr. On Thursday, March 12, 1987 an alarm was received at the Detroit Central Fire Alarm office. […]

The Strand Theater Fire 1941, 13 Firefighter LODD- 80th Anniversary Remembrance

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  Lessons from the Fireground: The Strand Theater Fire Brockton (MA) 1941; 13 Firefighter LODD 1941-2021 The 80th Anniversary and Remembrance of the Strand Theater Strand Theater Background The Strand Theater was first erected in 1915 on the site of a previous theater which was destroyed by fire on April 7, 1915. The Strand Theater opened […]

The Buildingsonfire Symposium on Building Construction and Fireground Operations

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  The Buildingsonfire Symposium on Building Construction and Fireground Operations An Online Live Webinar Symposium for Today’s Demanding Fireground February 19-20-21, 2021 Lectures | Research | Conversation | Learnings | National Faculty An Online Symposium, spanning Two plus Days Dedicated entirely to Building Construction and Operational Issues for Today’s Demanding Fireground. The Symposium will be […]

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 […]

Lessons from the Fireground: FDNY – The Bronx

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  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 […]

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

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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. […]

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

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

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

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FDNY Brooklyn Box 4080: 17 Vandalia Avenue 12.18.1998

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