Ryan Henry's articles

  1. Industrial Fire
  2. Training
Industrial Fire Familiarization: Flammable Liquid Firefighting One of the lesser touched on subjects of the firefighting world is that of flammable liquids, and techniques for extinguishment.  Today we will focus on the control and extinguishment of “Heavy” flammable liquids.  When I use the term “Heavy” I mean those of which that are longer chained hydrocarbons.  […]
  1. Industrial Fire
  2. Training
Not all engines are created equal, this is obvious from station to station.  This truth is especially prevalent when considering the range of occupancies across districts.  However, when your first due area is one of the nations largest oil refineries, it quickly becomes less about halligan bars and more about protection.  “Aggressive” is not a term we generally […]
  1. Training
Developing a Strategy for a Multiagency Hazardous Materials Response:  Clandestine Drug Laboratories-NFPA 472  By Michael Shedd Clandestine Laboratories, trafficking, and production whether narcotic or explosive based in nature, continue to be an issue nationwide with production types varying in type. From residential structures, hotels, schools, shops or in vehicles there is no limit on these […]