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The Multigas Meter

It is important to always refresh your memory by training and reviewing the proper operation of your meters to keep y...

Crews Working to Contain Toxic Smoke and Runoff from 4-Alarm Fire in San Jose

Huge flames and dangerous chemicals created a massive environmental nightmare in San Jose overnight.

DOT Sued Over Revisions in Notifying of Rail Crude Oil Shipments

A lawsuit filed against the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) last week contends that emergency responders and ...

Halo Smart Labs Alerts Users to Fires, Tornadoes, and Other Hazards

Consumers will be able to buy Halo and Halo WX for their own homes beginning on May 13, 2015.

All-Seasons Intelligence

Embracing a year-round approach to preincident preparedness will improve the readiness of a fire department to protec...

LA County Firefighters Rescue Boy Trapped in Rubble in Nepal

Los Angeles County Fire Department firefighters helped rescue a teenage boy trapped in rubble in Nepal for five days ...

Pre-Clinical Trial Shows High Marks for BloodSTOP iX Battle Matrix

LifeScience Plus, a Silicon Valley-based biotechnology company revolutionizing wound-care, today announced that its m...

Situational Awareness for the Modern Responder

Responders from departments of all sizes need to prepare and train regularly to handle situations involving bombings,...

Regional Exercise to Test Emergency Preparedness for a Mass Casualty Incident

The SouthEast Texas Regional Advisory Council (SETRAC) will be hosting its annual RHPC (Regional Healthcare Preparedn...

Hazmat: Initial Actions and Chemical Assessment

How do you translate stats on how the hazardous material will behave into strategy and tactics? Kristina Kreutzer

Community Hazards and Vulnerabilities and the Fire Service

Each fire department should complete a hazard and vulnerability analysis with its emergency management authority and ...

CSB Releases Report on Tenth Anniversary of Tragic Explosion and Fire at BP Texas City Refinery

Today the US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released a safety message to commemorate the tenth anniversary of ...

Florida Firefighters Extinguish Four-Alarm Warehouse Fire

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue crews have put out a 4-alarm fire at a warehouse in Opa-locka, after nearly three hours of bat...

Smiths Detection Expert to Present at International Association of Fire Chiefs 2015 Hazmat Conference

Smiths Detection hazmat expert Dr. Chris Weber has been selected to give two presentations at the industry's flagship...

U.S. DOT Ready to Proceed with West Virginia Derailment Investigation

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) announced that is now able to mov...

WPI announces progress in "firefighter locator" research

Research undertaken by Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in response to the December 3, 1999, tragic Worcester (M...

DOE Launches Emergency Response Hydrogen Training Resource

The Energy Department's Fuel Cell Technologies Office (FCTO) announces the launch of a new, free, online nationa...

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The Multigas Meter

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