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Firefighters Respond to Two-Alarm Wildwood (NJ) Structure Fire

Tue, Sep 2, 2014

On August 28, 2014, the Wildwood City (NJ) Fire Department responded at 1059 hours to Oak & Park Blvd. for a building fire.

Shaffer Receives National Firefighter of the Year Award

Sat, Aug 30, 2014

Sara Shaffer, a firefighter and provider of emergency medical services for Prince George’s County, Md., received The American Legion's National Firefighter of the Year Award on Aug. 27 at its 96thannual national convention in Charlotte, (NC).

Jacksonville (FL) Paramedic Student Attacked Outside Fire Station

Fri, Aug 29, 2014

News reports indicate that a female paramedic student was attacked outside a fire station in Jacksonville, Florida.

Phoenix World Burn Congress Slated for Anaheim

Thu, Aug 28, 2014

A severe burn can be one of the most complex injuries that a family can experience both physically and emotionally.

Pierce Delivers Five Velocity Fire Apparatus to Lake Havasu City (AZ) Fire Department

Thu, Aug 28, 2014

Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, delivered four Pierce Velocity pumpers and one Pierce Velocity 105-foot heavy-duty ladder to the Lake Havasu City Fire Department in Arizona.

Prominent East Lake Shore Drive Building Subscribes to RealView LLC's CommandScope Pre-Plan Program

Tue, Aug 26, 2014

The 209 East Lake Shore Drive building, a prominent, 20-story luxury residential building, is being life safety pre-planned with RealView LLC's all-digital CommandScopeTM.

San Bernardino (CA) Firefighters Attack Four Fires in Two Hours

Mon, Aug 25, 2014

Firefighters began their week fighting four fires in two hours early Monday morning, one of which claimed a man's life.

YLD Announces 2014 Scholarship Competition

Mon, Aug 25, 2014

The Yvorra Leadership Development Foundation is accepting applications for the 2014 scholarship awards competition

Goose Creek Firefighter Loses Cancer Battle

Sun, Aug 24, 2014

Steve Skipton, a Goose Creek firefighter and 9/11 first responder battling Stage 4 cancer, died Saturday evening surrounded by friends and family.

Over-the-Glasses Eye Protection a Cost-Effective Alternative to Prescription Safety Glasses

Sat, Aug 23, 2014

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Ice Bucket Challenge Firefighters Remain in Hospital

Sat, Aug 23, 2014

Two Central Kentucky firefighters remained hospitalized a day after they were shocked by a power line while helping out with an "ice bucket challenge."

Woman Set Reservation Fire to Give Friends Work

Sat, Aug 23, 2014

A woman is to be sentenced next month for setting a wildfire on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation in central Oregon because her firefighter friends were bored and needed work.

Firefighters Injured During 'Ice Bucket Challenge' in Kentucky

Thu, Aug 21, 2014

Three firefighters were injured while participating in the "ice bucket challenge" on Campbellsville University in Kentucky, according to a news report.

Fire in Boston Triple-Decker Goes to Four Alarms

Thu, Aug 21, 2014

Fire crews battled a four-alarm fire today at a triple-decker fire in Boston, Massachusetts, according to the Boston Fire Department.

Allied EMS Receives New Emergency Vehicles

Wed, Aug 20, 2014

Braun Ambulances and their Michigan dealer, Kodiak Emergency Vehicles, worked with Allied EMS Systems, Inc. to deliver new units to the organization in July 2014.

FDNY Members Hospitalized After Possible Chemical Suicide

Wed, Aug 20, 2014

Five Fire Department of New York (FDNY) emergency responders were reportedly hospitalized after the were exposed to a noxious substances while responding to a cardiac arrest call Tuesday night in Queens.

Sand and Shovels

Tue, Aug 19, 2014

Responding to an auto accident with limited information, we arrived to find two cargo box tractor trailers twisted together.

Doing More with Less: A Sign of the Times

Tue, Aug 19, 2014

Rich Bliven-Organizational changes in one Kentucky department have affected staffing levels, which in turn has had a ripple effect on how the department conducts business operationally and administratively.

No-Brainer Management, Part 8: Organizational Alignment, Continued

Tue, Aug 19, 2014

Last month, I started a new (for me) discussion about a topic I call "organizational alignment."

Fire/EMS at Active-Shooter Incidents

Tue, Aug 19, 2014

It seems that mass-casualty shootings-"active-shooter" situations in law enforcement terms-have been occurring with alarming frequency.

Galls, LLC, Announces Acquisition of Best Uniforms, Inc.

Mon, Aug 18, 2014

Galls, LLC, North America's distributor of uniforms and equipment to the public safety market, announced today that it has acquired Best Uniforms, Inc., a regional distributor of similar products to public safety and transit personnel.

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