Archive for April2015

FDIC International 2015

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“All my bags are packed, I’m ready to go…” In a few hours, I’ll be leaving for Indianapolis to participate in this week’s FDIC​ International 2015. Without question, this is among the premier training events for the fire service, and I am proud to once again be teaching. This is my fifth year being invited […]

Four injured in Indiana grain elevator explosion

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Emergency crews responded this morning to a grain elevator explosion shortly before 10 a.m. EDT in the town of LaCrosse, in northwestern Indiana. Photos show that a concrete grain elevator, approximately 175 feet tall, suffered severe structural damage in the blast. Reports indicate that four people were hurt, but none of the injuries were life-threatening […]

Massive fire at GE appliance facility in Louisville

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Fire crews are battling a massive blaze this morning that has engulfed the GE Appliance Division facility in Louisville, KY. We’ll have more as this story develops…