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Dissecting the RIT: Air Supply

If you’re assigned the role of air supply or any position within RIT, make it your goal to train realistically, writes Jawan Clark.

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NASEMSO Announces New Initiative on Performance Measures

The National Association of State Emergency Medical Services Officials (NASEMSO) announced today a cooperative agreem...

Commercial Search Training Drill: Finding Lost Firefighters

Alex Langbell reviews a large-scale drill conducted by the Yakima (WA) Fire Department Training Division simulating t...

Firefighter Staffing Shortage in Minneapolis May Violate Laws

Short-staffed Minneapolis (MN) fire crews may violate the federal "two in/two out" rule, according to a new...

Dissecting the RIT: Air Supply

If you’re assigned the role of air supply or any position within RIT, make it your goal to train realistically, write...

RIT Rescues Firefighter in West Hollywood (CA) Fire

A firefighter was rescued by the rapid intervention team after getting into trouble on the fireground during a fire y...

FIREFIGHTER NEAR MISSES

Detroit Firefighters Run Out of Air at Commercial Fire

At about 2000 hours on Monday, November 17, 2014, Detroit 4th Battalion companies were dispatched to a reported commercial building fire at W 8 Mile and Stansbury.

Jacksonville (FL) Firefighters Escape Burning Home Before Roof Collapse

Seconds before the roof of a burning home came crashing down, about a dozen firefighters retreated from the disintegrating structure, the Jacksonville fire chief said from the scene Tuesday morning

New York Firefighter Suffers Heart Attack at Fire Scene

A veteran firefighter suffered a heart attack while operating at the scene of a fire in White Plains, New York, according to a news report.

Report: Pennsylvania Firefighters Knocked Down by Flashover

Two firefighters reportedly had a near miss when they were blown down a flight of stairs in a flashover at a structure fire in Nazareth, Pennsylvania.

Mayday Called, Philadelphia Firefighter Injured in Fall

Reports indicate a Philadelphia firefighter was injured after a near-miss on the fireground today.

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SURVIVAL ZONE

FDM Highlights Innovation and Thought Leadership at APCO 2014

FDM Software will be demonstrating its new mobile CAD, T-911 and Multi-Agency Situational Awareness solutions at APCO 2014, as well as sharing its public safety expertise in a Tech Caf session.

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 utility. Learn the hazards bystanders pose to first responders and how to identify critical and dangerous infrastructure in your area.

First Due Battalion Chief

First-Due Battalion Chief: Information Is Vital

When it comes to firefighting in modern buildings, building construction information can go a long way toward keeping firefighters safe, Dan Sheridan writes.

From the Jumpseat

From the Jumpseat: The Safety/Identity Conflict

Do the stories that make up how firefighters think of themselves actually make it more difficult for them to operate safely on the fireground? Mark J. Cotter reviews a scientific study that says yes.

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

Hoseline Hangout: Bill Gustin and Company on Engine Company Operations

In this chat sponsored by Key Hose, Bobby Halton and Bill Gustin talks to Darryl Liggins, Clark Lampling, Dan Shaw, and Jason Hoevelmann about engine company operations.

Industrial Firefighting

FoxFury Lighting Solutions Announces 12-Foot Tall FoxFury Transformer 360 Degree Scene Light

FoxFury Lighting Solutions is pleased to officially introduce its tallest and brightest portable scene light, the Nomad Transformer.

RIT

NASEMSO Announces New Initiative on Performance Measures

The National Association of State Emergency Medical Services Officials (NASEMSO) announced today a cooperative agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to develop a comprehensive set of EMS performance measures.

Structural Firefighting

Nash and Edgecombe County (NC) Firefighters Battle Mobile Home Fire

Nash and Edgecombe County (NC) Firefighters Battle Mobile Home Fire

Shortly before 10 p.m. on November 17, 2014, Nash County and Edgecombe County (NC) 911 Centers were receiving calls for a mobile home fire.

Wildland Firefighting

NFPA's New Children Videos Highlight Family Projects to Reduce Wildfire Risk

Three new children's videos, focusing on the importance of wildfire safety, have been released by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and are now available on its wildfire "information for youth and families" webpage.

HAZMAT

Central London Rail Station Evacuated After Fire

One of London's busiest railway stations, Charing Cross, was evacuated on Sunday after a fire caused by a suspected electrical fault.

PREINCIDENT INTELLIGENCE

Intelligent Response Structures, Part 1

Eric G. Bachman offers this two-part article on reinforcing the need to develop a response structure methodology.

Top News

Two Killed in Paterson (NJ) House Fire

November 23, 2014

At least two people died in a Paterson house fire Sunday morning.

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