Archive for April2012

NFPA & Green Builder® Media to partner at VISION House®

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has partnered with Green Builder® Media, North America’s leading media company focused on sustainable living to participate in the VISION House® located in INNOVENTIONS at Epcot® at the Walt Disney World® Resort. The innovative exhibitis set to present green living ideas in a fun and informative manner that will […]

Hazards of Modern Roofs FDIC 2012

I would like to invite you to attend my class at FDIC! 🙂 I would be honored to have you present as I reach one of my life long dreams of teaching at FDIC the Super Bowl of Firefighting. Here a short preview:   The class will examine trends and methods in modern building construction […]

New codes help firefighters fight a fire in Southeast Portland home equipped with solar panels

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Portland Fire  RescueFirefighters knocked down a fire in a house with solar panels — which can’t be turned off — in less than 30 minutes. The panels were installed based on a new code written for just such a situation.Firefighters knocked down a fire in a Southeast Portland home this morning, maneuvering around solar panels […]

Free Basement Fire Training @engine co. 22

I am very excited to annouce a partnership between Green Maltese and Engine Co. 22! Christopher Huston from http://engineco22.net/ did a outstanding job taking my last basement fire post to the next level. This FREE training program is complete with videos and audio. Please enjoy and share with every firefighter you know. Link to free program: http://engineco22.net/modules/basement/index.html   Be […]

Basement Fire Training

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Quick overview of basement fire training Full program with audio and videos: Basement Fires GFD   Enjoy and please share it with others.   Stay Safe Lt. John Shafer