Chief Billy Goldfeder – “Billy G” as he is affectionately referred to by his innumerable fans in the fire service – has always been focused on firefighter survival. He attributes his interest to the 1970s, when firefighter line-of-duty deaths where all too common. “It really impacted me,” he says, because though, “we didn't know better back then,” it was accepted as part of the job. “I used to think to myself (but never out loud) that some of these things may be preventable, while still being good, aggressive firefighters.” Read More...