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CDC Releases Blast Injury App

Tue, Jul 1, 2014

This application equips you with the critical decision-making information you need to provide medical care or manage mass casualties, all from your mobile device.

Two of Ocala Fire Rescue Honored with SKY Valor Award

Sat, Jun 28, 2014

Ocala Fire Rescue had two men recognized by 97.3 The SKY Valor Awards, celebrated today at Hilton Ocala. FEO James Williams IV, and Chaplain Joe LaCognata, who also serves Marion County Fire Rescue, were honored for their outstanding work as first responders.

IAFC President Expresses Field EMS Bill Concerns

Fri, Jun 27, 2014

Bill Metcalf, president of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), on the Field EMS Bill (H.R. 809/S. 2400) in the U.S. Congress.

CentreLearn Solutions Launches New Website

Thu, Jun 26, 2014

CentreLearn Solutions, LLC, a provider of online training for EMS and Fire-Rescue personnel through its online training system, announces its updated website. 

Woman and Firefighter Hospitalized After 4-Alarm New Jersery Fire

Wed, Jun 25, 2014

A woman was pulled from a burning house and rushed to the hospital this afternoon, as a four-alarm fire destroyed her home and damaged two others in Elizabeth.

Firefighters Respond to Edgewater (NJ) Pier Fire

Wed, Jun 25, 2014

An old-fashioned pier fire lit up the sky along the Hudson River around midnight in Edgewater, New Jersey, on June 25.

Mississippi Ambulance Crew Killed in Crash

Tue, Jun 24, 2014

Two ambulance crew members were killed during an accident with an 18-wheeler in Greene County Tuesday afternoon.

One Dead, EMS Workers Injured in Kentucky Ambulance Crash

Tue, Jun 24, 2014

A person was killed and two EMS workers were injured in a crash involving an ambulance Monday evening in Louisville, Kentucky.

Questioning Spinal Stabilization

Mon, Jun 23, 2014

What would you do if you had a driver involved in a motor vehicle accident who had potentially injured his arm but yet hadn't actually injured his arm?

Son of Fallen New Jersey Firefighter Dies of Cancer

Mon, Jun 23, 2014

John Barnas--son of the late firefighter Gregory Barnas, who died in a fall at a fire scene in March--died Saturday due to complications from cancer.

Names in the News

Mon, Jun 23, 2014

DAVE BLETSCHER, a second-generation firefighter and captain with the Gifford (IL) Fire Protection District (GFPD), received a Special Service Award for his "Extraordinary Commitment to Fire Service Training" as an FDIC volunteer staff member at the 2014 Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) in Indianapolis, Indiana.

PRODUCTS/SERVICES/MEDIA

Mon, Jun 23, 2014

Hannay Reels' ECR1600 CABLE REEL offers a live connection of power cable for direct wiring to a collector ring assembly with an electric rewind and switch and solenoid.

Training EMTs for "Real-Life" Responses

Mon, Jun 23, 2014

Emergency medical tech- nicians (EMTs) are assaulted every week.

CentreLearn Volunteers at Can-Am Police-Fire Games Inbox

Sat, Jun 21, 2014

CentreLearn Solutions, LLC, a provider of online continuing education for EMS and Fire-Rescue personnel through its online training system, is a sponsor for the rapidly approaching 2014 York Can-Am Police-Fire Games.

Illinois Village Considers Privatizing Fire Department

Thu, Jun 19, 2014

A viillage in the Chicago area is considering privatizing its fire department because of rising pension costs.

Chicago Firefighters Approve Contract

Wed, Jun 18, 2014

Chicago firefighters have approved a new five-year contract with the city that includes 11 percent raises, the firefighters' union president said today.

Date Approaching for 2014 Can-Am Police-Fire Games in York, Pennsylvania

Wed, Jun 18, 2014

The 2014 Can-Am Police-Fire Games is less than one month away and the July 1 registration deadline is rapidly approaching for emergency, protective and all first responders to Get in the Game July 13-20 in York County, Pennsylvania.

Response to Homemade Explosives

Wed, Jun 18, 2014

First responders will be faced with myriad challenges when responding to IED/HME incidents.

Four Injured in West New York (NJ) Partial Collapse

Wed, Jun 18, 2014

When bricks fell from the second-story of a 60th Street building in West New York, New Jersey, it sounded like an explosion. The incident left people lying on the sidewalk bleeding, one of them unconscious.

Boston Launches Overhauled 911 Dispatch System

Wed, Jun 18, 2014

On Tuesday, the city of Boston launched a $17M upgrade to its 911 dispatch system that is intended to improve response times.

Boy Injured in Baltimore Fire in Critical Condition

Tue, Jun 17, 2014

The little boy who risked his life to save his younger brother and sister, who were trapped in their burning home in West Baltimore, remained in critical condition Tuesday.

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