Book Review: Catastrophe and Systemic Change

The Grenfell Tower tragedy was the worst residential fire in London since the Second World War. It killed 72 people in the richest borough of one of the wealthiest countries in the world. Like other catastrophic events before it and…

Book Review: Busy as Hell by Mike Foley

When Mike Foley was a child and lost something, his mother would say, “It’s just stuff.”  However, when he lost a marriage, a job, and three generations’ worth of family heirlooms, it’s not easy.  Yet at age 69, the former…

Book Review: Euro Firefighter 2: 6,701 Building Fires

Euro Firefighter 2: 6,701 Building Fires is Paul Grimwood’s follow-up to Euro Firefighter: Fire Tactics and Training Manual. In this new volume, Paul Grimwood examines fire engineering and firefighting tactics to investigate how the ever-changing built environment is shaping current and future…

Book Review: I Can’t Save You, But I‘ll Die Trying: The American Fire Culture

I Can’t Save You, But I’ll Die Trying: The American Fire Culture is a collection of essays representing years of fire-service experience including operations, prevention, education, safety, leadership, culture, and philosophy giving readers, both civilian and firefighters, a new understanding…

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