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Streamlight Inc Debuts Double Clutch USB

Sat, Oct 18, 2014

Streamlight® Inc., a provider of high-performance lighting, introduced the Double Clutch™ USB, a compact, low-profile LED headlamp that is USB rechargeable, with optional battery back-up. 

New Book Features Fireground Photos of North Carolina Firefighters

Fri, Oct 17, 2014

A new fire photography features shots of Nash County (NC) firefighters and rescue personnel, EMS members, forestry service and other emergency personnel, including the 911 center, fire marshals, and training personnel.

Are Fire/EMS Responders Ready for Ebola? IAFF Raises Concerns

Fri, Oct 17, 2014

When Thomas Eric Duncan got sick his family dialed 911. Fire/EMS were first on the scene and took him to the hospital. If Ebola spreads, this scenario will be repeated over and over. Firefighter/paramedics must be ready.

IAFF Urges Obama to Ensure FireFighter/Paramedics Responding to Ebola Have Proper Training and Equipment

Thu, Oct 16, 2014

The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) and other fire service organizations have sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services asking for the agency's commitment to ensuring firefighters and EMS personnel have sufficient training and resources to respond to suspected cases of Ebola.

Report: New York City 911 Dispatchers Not Allowed to Say 'Ebola' on Radio

Thu, Oct 16, 2014

Emergency dispatchers in New York City have been forbidden from saying the word "Ebola" over the radio, according to a new report.

Pilot Killed in Nevada Crash Was Oregon Fireman

Tue, Oct 14, 2014

Authorities say both of the pilots who died in midair collision over northern Nevada were from Oregon.

Atrus Inc Adds Four New Locations to Aed Link Services

Tue, Oct 14, 2014

Developers of the AED Link system, Atrus, Inc., is pleased to announce the addition of four new EMS systems for AED Link.

FE Talk: Sexual Harassment in the Fire Service

Tue, Oct 14, 2014

Fire Engineering Editor in Chief Bobby Halton talks to Baltimore County (MD) Captain and incoming i-Women President Angela Hughes and John and Beth Murphy about sexual harassment, assault, and violence in the fire service.

Explosion at Moonachie Chemical Factory Injures Four

Mon, Oct 13, 2014

A volatile mixture of hydrogen and oxygen set off a large-scale explosion at the Crest Foam Industries headquarters, injuring several workers and forcing an evacuation of the factory.

Two Chicago Firefighters Injured in Extra-Alarm Fire

Mon, Oct 13, 2014

Two firefighters were trapped in an extra-alarm fire at a residential building in the Bridgeport neighborhood that displaced at least 10 people Sunday afternoon, but the firefighters escaped with minor injuries.

MCFRS Capt. Rick Triplett Accepts Leadership Award

Mon, Oct 13, 2014

Cancer has become the most dangerous threat to the health and safety of America’s firefighters. Today, the nonprofit Firefighter Cancer Support Network (FCSN) presented Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service Capt. Rick Triplett with its Firefighter Cancer Prevention Leadership Award.

CDC Makes Available Interim Guidance for EMS Providers on Ebola

Sun, Oct 12, 2014

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently made available interim guidance for EMS providers and Public Safety Answering Points on patient management for known or suspected Ebola Virus Disease.

Alabama Firefighters Report to Sickness Call at Airport in Hazmat Gear

Thu, Oct 9, 2014

A patient who got sick on a plane that landed on Thursday afternoon in Birmingham is not believed to be at risk for the Ebola virus, according to Birmingham health and fire officials

One Dead, Four Injured After Bee Attack in Arizona

Thu, Oct 9, 2014

A man was killed after being stung more than 100 times when thousands of bees attacked several people in Arizona.

Pinnacle Emergency Vehicles is New Braun Dealer

Wed, Oct 8, 2014

Braun Industries is proud to announce the newest dealership to join the Braun family. Pinnacle Emergency Vehicles will provide new Braun ambulance sales in Missouri and Kansas. They will also be a Braun Authorized Service Center.

Three Injured in Green Township (OH) House Fire

Mon, Oct 6, 2014

At least three people were injured in a fire police say one of the victims started in Green Township.

NJFMBA Launches New Campaign About Taxes

Mon, Oct 6, 2014

For 365 days a year, 7 days a week and 24 hours a day, New Jersey Firefighters are on call and ready to risk their lives for complete strangers. These men and women make up the New Jersey State Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association (NJFMBA), dedicated to serving the needs of the public through the highest level of professional service, integrity, and public awareness.

i-Women: No Place for Sexual Assault in Fire Service

Mon, Oct 6, 2014

The International Association of Women in Fire and Emergency Services (i-Women) released a frank and powerful public service announcement calling for the end of sexual assault, sexual harassment and related criminal acts in the fire and emergency service. The video was created by i-Women with assistance from the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and Comcast Cable in Baltimore.

Nash County (NC) Firefighters Battle Fully Involved Home

Mon, Oct 6, 2014

Shortly after 10 pm on October 4, 2014, Nash County (NC) 911 center received a call from a resident that their home was on fire and she could see flames come out the rear of their home she and her husband were getting the dogs and leaving the home.

Ellen Show Features Pittsburgh Firefighter Battling ALS

Sat, Oct 4, 2014

Firefighters from the North Side were on the Ellen show Friday.

Small Fire Causes Trouble at UC Medical Center

Thu, Oct 2, 2014

It wasn't a big fire, but a fire at UC Medical Center made quite a mess.

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