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Fire Put Down at University Delaware After Hazmat Crews Called

Wed, Oct 22, 2014

New SafEye 950/960 Toxic Gas Detectors

Tue, Oct 21, 2014

Spectrex, Inc. has released the newest additions to the SafEye Open Path Gas Detector range.

LEADER Announces New Product Release

Mon, Oct 20, 2014

LEADER is proud to introduce a new concept of search equipment designed for technical search specialists by technical search specialists:

Ebola Crisis in Spain Demonstrates the Need for Professional Crisis Management

Mon, Oct 20, 2014

Spain-based fire service instructor George Potter reviews that country's response to its Ebola cases and reviews some lessons learned for emergency responders to the crisis.

Christopher Reed Appointed As New Chief Executive of CHEMTREC

Sun, Oct 19, 2014

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Reed as Chief Executive for its CHEMTREC® Division.

Explosion at Moonachie Chemical Factory Injures Four

Mon, Oct 13, 2014

A volatile mixture of hydrogen and oxygen set off a large-scale explosion at the Crest Foam Industries headquarters, injuring several workers and forcing an evacuation of the factory.

US Government Offers $1 Million for Best Hazmat Suit Design

Sun, Oct 12, 2014

The US will award $1 million in funding to whoever can design the best hazmat suit, as the Ebola crisis has driven demand for the protective gear to record highs.

Alabama Firefighters Report to Sickness Call at Airport in Hazmat Gear

Thu, Oct 9, 2014

A patient who got sick on a plane that landed on Thursday afternoon in Birmingham is not believed to be at risk for the Ebola virus, according to Birmingham health and fire officials

Small Spaces, Big Tips

Thu, Oct 9, 2014

Jacob McAfee discusses the one position within the confined space incident command structure that often gets overlooked: the attendant.

PHMSA Announces Best Practices for Crude Oil Rail Transportation Emergency Response Operations

Wed, Oct 8, 2014

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), in partnership with the Federal Railroad Administration and the U.S. Fire Administration’s National Fire Academy, have been working to develop incident management "best practices" reference materials for emergency responders to prepare them to safely and effectively respond to crude oil transportation incidents.

U.S. Chemical Safety Board Recommends Critical Safety Improvements to ERG

Wed, Oct 8, 2014

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board is recommending critical safety improvements to the widely-used Emergency Response Guidebook published by the U.S. Department of Transportation for emergency responders to use when confronting chemical fires, explosions and releases of hazardous materials.

Train Derails in Saskatchewan and Catches Fire

Tue, Oct 7, 2014

A Canadian National Railway Company freight train carrying flammable goods derailed in central Saskatchewan on Tuesday and caught fire.

PF Distribution Center Offers Budget-Minded PowerFlare Packages

Tue, Oct 7, 2014

Budget PowerFlare Packaging Solutions are designed for maximum value, accommodating your safety needs.

i-Women: No Place for Sexual Assault in Fire Service

Mon, Oct 6, 2014

The International Association of Women in Fire and Emergency Services (i-Women) released a frank and powerful public service announcement calling for the end of sexual assault, sexual harassment and related criminal acts in the fire and emergency service. The video was created by i-Women with assistance from the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and Comcast Cable in Baltimore.

California Chemical Plant Catches Fire

Sat, Oct 4, 2014

A large 4-alarm fire has broken out at a chemical manufacturing building in Santa Fe Springs, California.

New Thermo Scientific TruDefender Analyzer Combines Wireless Technology with Rapid Identification Capabilities

Sat, Oct 4, 2014

First responders, military personnel and hazmat teams can now utilize a handheld instrument that combines the accurate identification technology of the Thermo Scientific TruDefender FTX with the embedded mobile phone capability of the Thermo Scientific TruDefender FTi.

Firefighters Responding to California Fire Find Booby-Trapped Marijuana Grow

Fri, Oct 3, 2014

Vallejo (CA) firefighters responding to a burning commercial building found a large marijuana grow operation that had been booby-trapped with various devices.

Effects of Toxic Chemicals Studied During Port of L.A. Cleanup

Sat, Sep 27, 2014

Port of Los Angeles authorities are beginning an extensive harbor cleanup in the aftermath of a fire this week that burned through much of a wharf and released high levels of toxic gases and smoke into surrounding communities.

Extra-Alarm Fire Brought Under Control in Chicago

Thu, Sep 25, 2014

An extra alarm fire broke out in a storage building on the West Side Thursday afternoon, sending up thick black smoke and prompting a hazardous materials alert to be called.

FEMA Announces Fire Arson & Explosion Investigation Position

Thu, Sep 18, 2014

When disaster strikes, America looks to FEMA. Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. T

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.

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