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The True Meaning of Public "Education"

So, public education is the new silver bullet. But what is it, really? asks Becki White.

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Coral Springs (FL) Teaches Safety to Kids with Safety Town Program

The city of Coral Springs, Florida, has established a program known as Safety Town to educate children on the basics ...

NFPA Announces 2014 Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year Award Winner

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has named Samantha Hoffmann, public fire and life safety officer and ...
Ocala (FL) Fire Rescue Assistant Chief Announces Retirement

Ocala (FL) Fire Rescue Assistant Chief Announces Retirement

After more than thirty one years of dedicated service to the city of Ocala, Assistant Fire Chief Brian Stoothoff plan...

Social Media: One Department's Success Story

"Going social" clearly has been the right choice for my department. I continue to be amazed at what we are ...

The Job: The Importance of the PIO

In this week's video, P.J. Norwood touches on the functions of the PIO and asks what your department does to keep the...

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UL Fire Safety Journal 2

In this issue of Underwriter Laboratories' Fire Safety Journal series you can learn more about UL's live burn experiments, computer modeling and statistical analysis -- all reflecting Fire Safety challenges of today.

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Center for Campus Fire Safety

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Student Injured by Fire; 23 Sorority Sisters Displaced

A fire at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater's Sigma Sigma Sigma (Tri Sigma) Sorority House, was reported at approximately 10:44 this morning, March 21, 2014.

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Coral Springs (FL) Teaches Safety to Kids with Safety Town Program

The city of Coral Springs, Florida, has established a program known as Safety Town to educate children on the basics of staying safe.

Building Construction

'Radically Sustainable' Buildings: The Next Challenge for Firefighters?

Firefighters around the nation have recognized the need to understand the dangers posed by "green" building construction or sustainable design. But a new generation of these types of buildings may further complicate things from a preincident planning perspective.

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Survey of 911 Dispatchers Finds Many Indoor Callers Cannot be Located

A survey of managers and dispatchers from Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) that handle 9-1-1 calls in all 50 states found that most dispatchers have difficulty locating wireless callers through the location information provided by the carriers, particularly when they are calling from indoor locations.

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FDIC 2014 Recap: Hale Offers Demonstrations of its Latest Products

At FDIC 2014, Hale presented its extensive product line of firefighting pumps and foam systems including SmartCAFS systems, Class 1 electronics and gauges, and portable pump units.

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Survey of 911 Dispatchers Finds Many Indoor Callers Cannot be Located

April 24, 2014 A survey of managers and dispatchers from Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) that handle 9-1-1 calls in all 50 st...

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