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Names in the News

Fri, May 23, 2014

KEN KOEPPEN was named the new chief of the Arlington Heights (IL) Fire Department.

Command an Accident with MVA Boards

Fri, May 23, 2014

Tactical classes and training tell us that, when arriving at the scene of a structure fire, the first five minutes of your actions, communications, rig positioning, and initial tactical decisions can dictate the next five hours.

Simulation-Based Training for Successful Operations

Fri, May 23, 2014

Robert G. Burton-Although simulation training is not new, it has vastly improved in the past decade and is still the next-best thing to experiencing a real-life event.

One Year Later: Lessons from the Boston Marathon Bombings

Fri, May 23, 2014

Jay Fleming-Firefighters rushed in despite the dangers of possible secondary devices and played their part in saving lives that day.

Evacuating medical facilities

Fri, May 23, 2014

I enjoyed "Fires in Hospitals and Nursing Homes: Be Prepared for the Unexpected" by Dan Sheridan (Fire Engineering, February 2014).

Guns to Gauze: Limiting Casualties at Mass Shootings

Fri, May 23, 2014

The rapid transition from offense to defense is one that professional athletes master early in their careers.

Firefighter and Paramedic Injured in Pennsylvania House Fire

Thu, May 22, 2014

A firefighter and a paramedic suffered minor injuries while responding to a fire at a condemned home in Penn Hills that investigators are considering suspicious

Fremont (CA) Police, Fire Departments Receive Pierce Mobile Command Vehicle

Thu, May 22, 2014

Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, placed a Pierce mobile command vehicle into service with the city of Fremont, California.

Roanoke Apartment Fire Displaces 47

Wed, May 21, 2014

Ocala (FL) Firefighters Battle Mobile Home Fire

Wed, May 21, 2014

Ocala (FL) firefighters responded yesterday to a mobile home fire that destroyed an elderly woman's residence.

Firefighters Respond to 3-Alarm Toronto Hospital Fire

Wed, May 21, 2014

Firefighters responded to a fire that occurred on the 12th floor of a hospital yesterday in Toronto, Ontario.

Knoxville (TN) Firefighters Complete Complex Extrication

Wed, May 21, 2014

The City of Knoxville (TN) Fire Department (KFD) was called to a commercial vehicle rollover crash the afternoon of May 20, 2014.

40th Celebration of Emergency Medical Services Week

Tue, May 20, 2014

Ocala Fire Rescue is proud to commemorate the work of all medical services personnel during the 40th (May 18 – 24).

Seven Suffer Burns at Wisconsin Foundry Explosion

Mon, May 19, 2014

An explosion and fire at Johnson Brass and Machine Foundry Saukville injured seven workers on Monday afternoon.

Leading Public Safety Organizations Offer Unanimous Support for FCC Rule to Help Find Wireless 9-1-1 Callers

Mon, May 19, 2014

A unified front of the nation's leading public safety and public health organizations submitted comments this week in support of a proposed Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rule to help emergency responders more quickly and accurately find 9-1-1 callers using wireless phones from indoor locations.

NVFC Announces National EMS Week

Mon, May 19, 2014

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) represents the nation's volunteer fire, rescue and emergency medical services (EMS) personnel.

Centrelearn Solutions LLC to Demonstrate the CentreLearn Training System at NY Fire 2014

Mon, May 19, 2014

Join fellow fire service leaders from across the Northeast for the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs' 108th Annual Conference and FIRE 2014 Expo, the Northeast's premier emergency services conference and expo.

Five People Injured in New Jersey Ambulance Accident

Mon, May 19, 2014

Five people were injured Monday in an accident involving an ambulance in Lyndhurst, New Jersey.

New Jersey Firefighters Rescue Occupant from Motor Vehicle Accident

Mon, May 19, 2014

Firefighters responded to a motor vehicle accident with entrapment in Pennsauken, New Jersey.

Fire Service Leaders Cultivate Relationships at CFSI Dinner

Fri, May 16, 2014

Each year, the Congressional Fire Services Institute (CFSI) has the distinct honor of hosting the annual National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner and Seminars Program.

Specified Technologies Inc Electronic Barrier Management Program Ensures Comprehensive Fire Barrier Integrity at New Parkland Hospital

Fri, May 16, 2014

Scheduled for fall 2014 completion, the 2.5 million-square-foot new Parkland Hospital is the largest healthcare construction project in the nation.

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