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News from around Wisconsin at 5:28 a.m. CDT

Mile-long trains carrying millions of gallons of crude have become a common sight in cities around the U.S., raising concern about the possibility ...

AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

Migrants pour into Budapest rail station as police leave; no trains running to Western Europe.

Big cities scramble to be prepared for an oil train disaster

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — They rumble past schools, homes and businesses in dozens of cities around the country — 100-car trains loaded with crude oil fr...

Louisiana editorial roundup

Recent editorials from Louisiana newspapers:

Dominica seeking more aid after devastating tropical storm

ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — International aid has begun pouring into Dominica following the devastating passage of Tropical Storm Erika, but government...

Monsoon floods swamp northeast Indian villages, 21 dead

GAUHATI, India (AP) — Monsoon floods have inundated hundreds of villages across the northeast Indian state of Assam, killing at least 21 people in ...

Editorials from around Ohio

Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers:

Death toll rises to 158 in blasts at China's Tianjin port

BEIJING (AP) — The death toll rose Monday to 158 from massive explosions of chemical warehouses in the Chinese port of Tianjin, where cleanup crews...

Dominica declares disaster status after storm leaves 20 dead

ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Rescue teams worked Sunday to reopen roads to remote communities in Dominica after Tropical Storm Erika caused flooding and...

Schools to open on time in Chinese city shaken by blasts

BEIJING (AP) — More than 300 grade schools in the Chinese neighborhood shaken by this month's deadly blasts will start the fall semester on time, t...

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JerseyNet Broadband Network Provides Unobstructed Data Connectivity to First Responders during Atlantic City Concerts

New Jersey’s first-ever real-world implementation of FirstNet  was an unqualified success, setting a precedent for effectively using the ...


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

Anthony Piontek: Essential Engine Company Operations

Anthony Piontek discusses training topics for the engine company in the fire service.

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.


Are Your Critical Decision-Making Skills Evolving?

This is an article about critical decision making, excluding the decisions made on the fireground and at the emergency scene. They include decision...

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 ...


Throw Back to Basics: Bailout

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


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....

Top News

Two Killed in South Baltimore Fire

September 2, 2015 A man and a woman were killed and a third person was injured in a two-alarm fire early Wednesday in the Brooklyn neig...

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