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Construction Concerns: Job Site Fuel Storage, Part II

Gregory Havel continues looking at the requirements for the storage and dispensing of flammable and combustible liquids as per NFPA standards.

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Military Training with Explosives Sparks 120-Acre Wildland Fire

Crews are fighting a brush fire on about 120 acres at Camp Williams Friday, and officials stated the fire was sparked during military training invo...

New Orleans Firefighters Mark Katrina Anniversary

While many people trapped in New Orleans after Katrina tried to get out, hundreds of first responders ran towards the danger trying to help with se...

911 Calls Released from Fatal Twisp (WA) Fire

Calls to 911 have been released from the day three firefighters lost their lives.

Exposure Tracker and Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance Partner

Exposure Tracker, a health and safety program for firefighters, has finalized a partnership with the 501c non-profit, Firefighter Behavioral Health...

Fresno (CA) Fire Department Captain Moved to Rehab Facility

Captain Pete Dern, hospitalized for 150 days since falling through a roof while fighting a house fire, was moved into the burn rehabilitation cente...

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FIREFIGHTER NEWS AND ARTICLES

Military Training with Explosives Sparks 120-Acre Wildland Fire

Crews are fighting a brush fire on about 120 acres at Camp Williams Friday, and officials stated the fire was sparked during military training invo...

New Orleans Firefighters Mark Katrina Anniversary

While many people trapped in New Orleans after Katrina tried to get out, hundreds of first responders ran towards the danger trying to help with se...

911 Calls Released from Fatal Twisp (WA) Fire

Calls to 911 have been released from the day three firefighters lost their lives.

FIRE INCIDENTS

ID Firefighters Respond to Duplex Fire

No one was injured in a fire that destroyed one half of a duplex at 1512 W. Boise Avenue in Boise Thursday morning.

More Than 100 Residents Evacuated from NY High-Rise Fire

The Buffalo (NY) Fire Department responded to the Delaware Avenue apartment building a few minutes before 11:30 p.m. Wednesday.

VIDEO: Eighty Firefighters Respond to Three-Alarm NJ House Fire

It started in the attic of 640 East Second Street in Plainfield and quickly spread to two neighboring houses.

FIREFIGHTER RESCUE

Chattanooga (TN) Firefighters Rescue Woman from Apartment Fire

Chattanooga firefighters forced entry to an apartment and rescued an unconscious woman at a fire last week. Read details from Bruce Garner.

Ocean City (NJ) Firefighters Rescue Multiple People from Fire

Firefighters rescued multiple people trapped at a house fire Sunday down the Jersey Shore.

Firefighters Rescue Two from St. Charles (IL) Fire

Firefighters rescued two people, one of whom was in a wheelchair, from an apartment fire Saturday night in the Chicago suburb of St. Charles, Illin...

URBAN FIREFIGHTER

Interpretive Dance: Hose Stream Comparison Test

Ray McCormack weighs in on a recent hose stream comparison test video.

Detroit Explosion and Fire Destroys 5 Homes, Damages 7—Arson Suspected

An explosion and fire in southwest Detroit has destroyed 5 homes and damaged 7 others.

Portland, Maine House Fire Kills 5

A house fire in Portland, Maine Saturday morning killed 5 and injured 1, with 2 possible victims unaccounted for.

SURVIVAL ZONE

Paul Conway Fire Announces Chief Conway’s Scholarship Program

Celebrating their 30th Anniversary this year, Paul Conway Fire recently announced their latest initiative to help give back to those who protect an...

SUBURBAN FIREFIGHTING

Big Storms, Big Emergencies

In this course, discuss the reason unusual conditions lead to unusual problems during big storms and discover how to preplan with your local utilit...

First Due Battalion Chief

Firefighting and Preserving the Fire Scene: Finding the Balance

The company officers and firefighters all play a huge role in every fire investigation, Danny Sheridan and Steve Chasteen write.

FDIC International

Buster Cooper: Forcible Exiting “The Fortified Rear Door”

Buster Cooper talks about the knowledge and skills needed for this situation and emphasizes rotary saw and chain saw applications.

Dunn's Dispatch

Dunn's Dispatch: Rekindle Fires

Preventing a rekindle is a team responsibility. Vincent Dunn discusses the implications of a rekindle and the importance of overhaul operations.

Engine

Positive Power

In last month's column, we continued our discussion about how a boss personally uses the power that goes with his position. We included a fairly lo...

Industrial Firefighting

Larson Electronics Releases Explosion Proof LED Light with 250’ Cord and Explosion Proof Plug

Longtime leader in commercial and industrial grade lighting equipment Larson Electronics continues its commitment to providing high grade lighting ...

RIT

Throw Back to Basics: Bailout

Brian Zaitz has a new training bulletin on the fundamentals of firefighter self-rescue and bailout training.

Structural Firefighting

More Than 100 Residents Evacuated from NY High-Rise Fire

The Buffalo (NY) Fire Department responded to the Delaware Avenue apartment building a few minutes before 11:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Wildland Firefighting

Military Training with Explosives Sparks 120-Acre Wildland Fire

Crews are fighting a brush fire on about 120 acres at Camp Williams Friday, and officials stated the fire was sparked during military training invo...

HAZMAT

Harris County Public Information Officer Re-Appointed to FCC Committee

Harris County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HCOHSEM) Public Information Officer, Francisco Sánchez, Jr. has been re-appoint...

PREINCIDENT INTELLIGENCE

MORE Intelligence

When a tool is left to deteriorate and personnel skills are not consistently reinforced, the expected end result is ineffectiveness, writes Eric G....

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Military Training with Explosives Sparks 120-Acre Wildland Fire

August 29, 2015 Crews are fighting a brush fire on about 120 acres at Camp Williams Friday, and officials stated the fire was sparked...

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