Blue Flower

The Russian "Firefighting" magazine continues to publish a series of my articles on primary search. In October 2016 issue it features a second article in the series which discusses a topic of paramount importance for the safety and survival of those conducting primary searches. This topic is the fires have changed over the course of last 30 years and why they became significantly more dangerous to the firefighters themselves.

In this article I discuss the detrimental effects of both changed fuel loading and modern lightweight construction. If you can't read Russian, that's OK, you can find a similar discussion of all of these topics on this website in English here.

However, if you do understand Russian, you can either download and save a copy of the article in PDF format or you can view it right here on this page.

Download a copy of the article in PDF format