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New Handheld Radiation Detector Offers Enhanced Threat Detection

Thu, Jul 24, 2014

Security professionals who are responsible for ensuring public safety by detecting, locating and identifying radiological threats can now simplify and accelerate their work using a new handheld radiation detector with nuclide identification capabilities.

WI Firefighters Respond to Reported Ammonia Leak

Thu, Jul 24, 2014

Fond du Lac firefighters responded to Laack Cold Storage after someone reported smelling ammonia in the area around 11:45 p.m. on Wednesday.

Slow Response to ND Oil Company Fire Raises Concerns

Thu, Jul 24, 2014

The explosion and fire that started around midnight Monday and raged for much of Tuesday at the Red River Supply plant, about half a mile from downtown Williston.

The Dangers of Hoarder Fires

Wed, Jul 23, 2014

The dangers don't stop when the fire goes out, writes Ryan Pennington.

Obama Signs Emergency Disaster Declaration for WA Wildfires

Wed, Jul 23, 2014

The president's action authorizes FEMA to coordinate all disaster relief efforts and to provide assistance for emergency measures to alleviate the impacts of the emergency.

Florida Departments Reconsider Hazmat as Grant Funding Decreases

Tue, Jul 22, 2014

Marion County Fire Rescue’s hazardous materials crews have responded to reports of a fishy white powder in local government offices three times within the past 18 months, including one incident in June that targeted 11 different locations on the same day.

Fire Crews Battle 2-Alarm Lancaster (PA) Fire

Fire Crews Battle 2-Alarm Lancaster (PA) Fire

Wed, Jul 16, 2014

An electrical fire heavily damaged a building Monday evening at High Steel Structures Inc. in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Vacant Rochester (NY) Commercial Structure Linked to Terrorism Burns

Vacant Rochester (NY) Commercial Structure Linked to Terrorism Case Burns

Tue, Jul 15, 2014

Firefighters responded to a fire Sunday evening in a vacant structure whose owner is suspected of being involved in terrorism.

Former Cleveland Firefighter Sentenced for Stealing Hazmat Equipment

Mon, Jul 7, 2014

A former Cleveland firefighter was placed on probation Monday for stealing hazardous material equipment from the city and selling it to a scrap yard to feed his drug habit

Report: New Boston Fire Commissioner Named

Mon, Jul 7, 2014

The Boston Globe reports that longtime Boston Deputy Chief Joseph E. Finn will succeed Roderick J. Fraser Jr. as fire commissioner.

Employees of Cleveland Company Evacuated After HAZMAT Scare

Sat, Jul 5, 2014

Firefighters Battle Flames at Michigan Pool Company

Wed, Jun 25, 2014

Firefighters from several fire departments along with a hazmat team battle a fire in a pool equipment warehouse facility today in Alpine Township, Michigan.

Ethanol Safety Seminars Scheduled for Two Tennessee Cities

Sat, Jun 21, 2014

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), in partnership with the Knoxville & Holston River Railroad and Nashville & Western Railroad, will host two Ethanol Safety Seminars in Tennessee.

Senators Collins and Murray Introduce Bill to Increase Safety Resources for Short Line Rail

Tue, Jun 17, 2014

U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Patty Murray (D-Washington), Ranking Member and Chair of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee for Transportation, respectively, today introduced a bill that would authorize a new Short Line Rail Safety Institute to enhance the safety practices and culture of short line railroads.

Hoarding Suspected in Fatal Connecticut Home Collapse

Mon, Jun 16, 2014

A 66-year-old woman was found dead under a pile of debris in her home in Cheshire, Connecticut.

Complete References for 'Questioning Spinal Stabilization'

Sun, Jun 15, 2014

A complete list of reference for Rommie Duckworth's June 2014 Fire Engineering article, "Questioning Spinal Stabilization."

Hazmat Response to Virginia Tractor-Trailer Fire

Wed, Jun 11, 2014

Firefighter Safety Depends on Gas Detector Accuracy

Wed, Jun 11, 2014

Departments can reduce the chance of injuries from natural gas explosions by maximizing the accuracy of gas detection equipment and training personnel to correctly interpret gas readings.

Firefighter Couple Makes Training a Priority for Respective Departments

Sun, Jun 8, 2014

The Jugenheimers met almost 20 years ago and became high school sweethearts. After graduation the two maintained a long distance relationship while Angie attended college in their home state of Georgia and David served as a medic in the Georgia Army National Guard and attended college as well.

New York Firefighters Sickened in School Hazmat Incident

Wed, Jun 4, 2014

Two firefighters were injured Tuesday night in a hazardous material incident at a high school in Orangeburg, New York.

Firefighters Rescue Man from Burning Truck in Pennsylvania

Wed, Jun 4, 2014

A firefighter rescued a driver who was trapped at a tanker fire Monday night near Titusville, Pennsylvania.

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