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4 l Firehouse l January 2017 APPARATUS INNOVATIONS 36 The Apparatus Architect: When Specifying Apparatus, Size Matters Tom Shand and Mike Wilbur explain that safety and performance are top priorities when factoring size into overall design. INTERNATIONAL INNOVATIONS 42 Sometimes Less Means More Szymon Kokot-Góra reviews high-pressure/low-flow water fog applied from the exterior, prior to entry. WILDLAND FIREFIGHTING STRATEGY AND TACTICS 48 Preparing for WUI Fires Brian Schaeffer covers response plans and offers deployment tips to help fire organizations strategize for future incidents. 48 JANUARY CONTENTS Follow Us! FirehouseMag firehousemagazine ON THE COVER While operating at a building fire several blocks away, York City, PA, and mutual-aid departments were alerted for a fire. Crews responded to the new incident to find heavy fire conditions in multiple homes. The fire went to three alarms before being brought under control. Photo by Brian Bastinelli January 2017/$6.00 Proudly Serving America's Bravest SouthComm Business Media INTERNATIONAL INNOVATIONS High-Pressure/Low-Flow Water Fog Applied from the Exterior p.42 FIRE & EMERGENCY APPARATUS Size Matters in the Specification Process p.36 WILDLAND FIREFIGHTING Response Plans & Deployment Tips p.48 FIREHOUSE SUPPLEMENT: Air Management in Big Box Structures TM Feb. 5–9, 2017 – San Diego, CA Register Now! Features Air Management in Big Box Structures Sponsored by S u p p l e m e n t ¨ instant air. right there. IN THIS ISSUE: FIREHOUSE SUPPLEMENT Air Management in Big Box Structures

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