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Indonesia Acquirers 9/11 Disaster Training Simulator

Sat, Sep 13, 2014

The Republic of Indonesia's commitment to disaster preparedness will take a leap forward with the arrival of the Guardian Safety and Survival Training System Simulator.

Officials Rule Fatal Manchester (CT) Fire an Accident

Thu, Sep 11, 2014

An apartment fire that killed a 27-year-old gun enthusiast early Thursday appears to be accidental.

FE Talk: Smoke Toxicity

Mon, Sep 8, 2014

In this Google Hangout, Fire Engineering Editor in Chief Bobby Halton discusses smoke toxicity with Rob Schnepp, Peter McBride, and Allen Rom of Fire-Dex.

Australia Firefighters Injured in Nitrate Explosion

Sun, Sep 7, 2014

A police officer and four firefighters were among those hospitalised after a truck carrying ammonium nitrate rolled over and exploded near Charleville in south-west Queensland

Harris County (TX) New Emergency Operations Center Equipped to Serve One of the Fastest Growing Regions

Thu, Sep 4, 2014

Harris County, one of the fastest growing counties in the nation has a new, state-of-the-art Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to help local governments and emergency responders serve and protect residents during disasters and emergencies.

New Argon White Paper Shows Way to Better CBRN Training

Thu, Aug 28, 2014

Argon, in the CBRN and Hazmat training systems industry, has released another free white paper, this time offering tips for emergency services and first responders on how to provide the best possible CBRN response training.

California Quake Spurs Major Fires

Sun, Aug 24, 2014

A substantial earthquake in Northern California caused several major fires and injuries, including about 90 injuries in Napa alone.

 

Green Food Dye Shuts Down Palm Springs Road

Wed, Aug 20, 2014

FDNY Members Hospitalized After Possible Chemical Suicide

Wed, Aug 20, 2014

Five Fire Department of New York (FDNY) emergency responders were reportedly hospitalized after the were exposed to a noxious substances while responding to a cardiac arrest call Tuesday night in Queens.

Company/Association News

Tue, Aug 19, 2014

E2S WARNING SIGNALS published "Guide for Hazardous Areas" which is available as a free download on its Web site.

New Jersey Firefighters Battle Fire at Vacant Commercial Building

Thu, Aug 14, 2014

The North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue Department responded to a pair of fires in North Bergen today, including a two-alarm fire in a vacant commercial building

FEMA Announces Instructional Systems Specialist Job

Mon, Aug 11, 2014

Kochek Products Preferred for Nuclear Energy's FLEX Emergency Response Program

Wed, Aug 6, 2014

Kochek Company, Connecticut-based manufacturer of high quality water flow products and fire connections, has been exclusively selected by the U.S. nuclear industry to supply water movement products for the Strategic Alliance for FLEX Emergency Response (SAFER) program, a comprehensive response strategy that provides an added layer of safety developed for U.S. nuclear energy sites following the Fukushima Daiichi disaster.

Hazmat Technicians Get Hands-On Training at CDP

Mon, Aug 4, 2014

The Hazardous Materials Technician for CBRNE Incidents (HT) course at the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP), located in Anniston, Alabama, allows emergency response personnel to share a dynamic training experience.

In Case You Missed It: July 2014 Fire Engineering Features

Thu, Jul 31, 2014

Check out some of the featured articles on firefighting and the fire service that ran this month on Fire Engineering.

NTSB: New Jersey Train Derailment and Hazardous Material Release Caused by Lack of Crew Training to Identify Locked Bridge

Tue, Jul 29, 2014

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) determined today the probable cause of a derailment at Paulsboro Bridge in New Jersey, which resulted in a hazardous material release.

Open Road for Hazmat Trucking in New York Outside of New York City

Mon, Jul 28, 2014

For the first time in 14 years, federal officials have updated the nation's list of roadways where states restrict the transport of hazardous materials.

Apply for Conrad Dietrich Magirus Award

Mon, Jul 28, 2014

More than 25 million people around the world boldly, selflessly, and courageously engage in fire safety and disaster relief every day.

Crude Oil By Rail Information and Hazards

Fri, Jul 25, 2014

Jeff Simpson discusses the response tactics firefighters should employ when responding to these hazardous materials incidents.

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.

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