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Reported Fire Boat Breakdown Incorrect, Says Chief

Reports that breakdowns aboard two Port of Houston fire boats contributed to the intensification of the 64-hour Intercontinental Terminals fire in March are incorrect, said Port of Houston Fire Chief William Buck.

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Fire School Instructors Join Crew That Extinguished Terminal Blaze

Team IRIS firefighters often apply their talents to emergencies in foreign locales such as Kuwait and Angola. On March 20, the Intercontinental Terminals fire in Deer Park, Texas gave them the opportunity to do some of their best work on American soil.

Dwight Williams Is Back in the Saddle Again

Rumors regarding the retirement of Dwight Williams, one of the leading figures in large-volume flammable liquid storage firefighting, have been greatly exaggerated if the March 20 extinguishment of the massive Intercontinental Terminals Co. fire in Deer Park, Texas, is any indication.

US Fire Pump Crew Defeats ITC Blaze

In the last year, US Fire Pump has extended its firefighting interests from manufacturing large-volume pumps and monitors to responding to industrial emergencies to use that equipment.

Return the Conquering Hero

Thirty-six hours into the Deer Park fire, the call went out to Dwight Williams who, in turn, brought on board Chris Ferrara of US Fire Pump. Together they mustered a team of exceptional firefighters both young and, uh, mature to tackle the terminal fire.