FEMAU.S. Fire Administration and the Department of Homeland Security have released a comprehensive report based on a number of presentations made at a recently convened workshop to address "new fire experiences" the US fire service is seeing. 

The presentations showed how firefighters were endangering themselves and increasing the damage to residential structures by using the current (and wrong) strategy and tactics on the fire ground.

Read the report in full at http://www.usfa.fema.gov/downloads/pdf/publications/severity_home_fires_workshop.pdf