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Industrial Fire Burns at Sacramento Recycling Plant

Firefighters have a handle on an industrial fire that smoldered late into the night.

Thousands Go Home After Tennessee Train Fire Forced Evacuation

About 5,000 residents evacuated after the derailment of a freight train carrying flammable and toxic gas in eastern Tennessee were allowed home on ...

Six Accused of Oakdale (LA) Arson Fires, Including Three Firefighters

Six Allen Parish residents, including three volunteer firefighters, have been charged in connection to Oakdale arson fires in May and early June, a...

Newtex Introduces Z-Flex Air – Breathable Aluminized Fabrics for Firefighting and Industrial Operations

Newtex is proud to introduce Z-Flex® Air™, the first line of breathable aluminized fabrics designed to keep firefighters and industrial operators c...

Georgia Hotel Fire Sends 10 to Hospital, Including Firefighter

Fire investigators believe someone may have started the fire in a hotel room, sending nearly 50 people fleeing the hotel Saturday night.

Olive Township (MI) Hydrant Issue During Fire May Change Procedures

Construction Concerns: Types of Gypsum Drywall Board

Gregory Havel's new Construction Concerns looks at this type of building construction material that was made popular popular during the building bo...

Two Indianapolis Firefighters Injured After Fall Through Roof

Two firefighters were injured after falling through a roof while battling a fire in a vacant residence last night in Indianapolis, Indiana.

New HyperSpike® Loudspeakers Expand Edwards' Overall Mass Notification Solutions

Edwards Fire Safety, in the emergency communication, mass notification and life safety system (ECS/MNS/LSS) solutions industry, introduces its new&...

DuPont Protection Technologies Announces Launch of DuPont SafeSPEC for Nomex

DuPont Protection Technologies (DuPont) today announced the launch of the latest version of DuPont SafeSPEC, its suite of online interactive produc...

CSB Releases New Safety Video Entitled "Shock to the System" Detailing 2010 Ammonia Release

Today the US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released its latest safety video detailing key lessons from the release of 32,000 pounds of anhy...

Multiple-Alarm Fire at Selkirk (NY) Industrial Park

The Selkirk (NY) Fire Department along with two dozen other fire departmenst responded to a recent fire at the Bethlehem Industrial Park.

Three Injured and One Missing in Newark Industrial Warehouse Fire

Three people were injured, and one was missing, after a fire broke out late Monday afternoon at a warehouse reportedly used by a chemical company i...

Two Foot Explosion Proof LED Light Fixture Released by Larson Electronics

With over 40 years as a leader in the industrial and commercial lighting industry, Larson Electronics continues its commitment to providing high gr...

COMPANY/ASSOCIATION NEWS

Company/Association News from around the fire service industry.

Carbon Monoxide a Risk with Secondary Heat Sources

Things like kerosene heaters, gas-fueled generators and other backup heat sources can be huge difference makers during the inclement currently weat...

Rigid Industries LED Lighting Announces Acquisition by Truck-Lite Co., LLC

Rigid Industries® LED Lighting, in forward projecting LED lighting via its patented optic systems and torture-tested housing industry, announced it...

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SUBURBAN FIREFIGHTING

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...

SURVIVAL ZONE

Training Minutes: Firefighter Self-Rescue

Check out a series of Training Minutes videos on firefighter bailouts and self-rescue.

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

Patrick J. Kenny: “Mayday” for Mental Health

Patrick J. Kenney discusses the awareness of mental health 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.

Engine

Positive Power

In last month's column, we continued our discussion about how a boss personally uses the power that goes with his position. We included a fairly lo...

RIT

Achieving Radio Discipline

Your success on the fireground as a firefighter or an officer centers around your training and self-discipline. Part of your responsibilities while...

Wildland Firefighting

Spanish Wildfire Firefighters Go on Strike

Hundreds of people have been evacuated in Catalonia due to wildfires that are still raging, while Spain's forest firefighting brigade announce an i...

Wildland Firefighting

Spanish Wildfire Firefighters Go on Strike

Hundreds of people have been evacuated in Catalonia due to wildfires that are still raging, while Spain's forest firefighting brigade announce an i...

HAZMAT

New Hurricane PSAs Urge Residents to Prepare

The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (HCOHSEM) has produced new Public Service Announcements (PSAs) urging hurr...

PREINCIDENT INTELLIGENCE

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....

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Industrial Fire Burns at Sacramento Recycling Plant

July 29, 2015

Firefighters have a handle on an industrial fire that smoldered late into the night.

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