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Four-Alarm Fire Levels Buffalo Building

An industrial building on Buffalo's East Side was destroyed in a four-alarm fire late Tuesday afternoon.

AIHA Urges White House and Federal Agencies to Provide Adequate Protections to Healthcare Workers for Ebola Concerns

As cases of Ebola begin to emerge in the United States, the American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) is u...

Streamlight Inc Debuts Double Clutch USB

Streamlight® Inc., a provider of high-performance lighting, introduced the Double Clutch™ USB, a compact, low-pr...

Fire at Santa Fe Springs Warehouse Damages 5 Buildings

Five buildings were damaged Saturday after a four-alarm fire broke out at a Santa Fe Springs warehouse, sending plume...

Updates to Thermo Scientific FirstDefender RM/RMX Instruments Improve Chemical Identification Capabilities

Military and civilian first responders who use the Thermo Scientific FirstDefender RM/RMX instrument are now able to ...

VectorLearning Acquires eLearning Provider CentreLearn Solutions

VectorLearning, in the online education and training for a broad range of industries through its RedVector, TargetSol...

Niagra Falls Mill Fire Described as Out of Control

The Niagara Falls Fire Department was called to battle a large fire at Greenpac Mill in Niagara Falls on Saturday.

CSB Chairperson Warns Against Use of Methanol During Laboratory and Classroom Combustion Demonstrations

Last week a team of CSB investigators deployed to the Terry Lee Wells Discovery Museum (The Discovery) in Reno, Nevad...

Drone Video Captures Huge Bridgeport (CT) Fire

Keith Muratori of Firegroundimages used a drone to capture video footage at a multiple-alarm fire last week at a...

Hale Products Announces Addition of Jon Kostyzak to Its Sales Team

Hale Products, Inc. announced the hiring of Jon Kostyzak as the company's West Coast Regional Sales Manager.

GexCon Heralds Next Generation of Fire Risk Modelling with Release of FLACS-Fire

GexCon, in the sophisticated and user-friendly dispersion, explosion and fire modelling software industry, announces ...

Larson Electronics releases a Class 1 Division 1 Five Color Explosion Proof Stack Light with Horns

Larson Electronics has added to its extensive range of industrial grade lighting equipment with the release of a five...

Over-the-Glasses Eye Protection a Cost-Effective Alternative to Prescription Safety Glasses

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Kimtek's MEDLITE Transport a Perfect Fit for 2014 Yamaha Viking

In its new lineup of larger side-by-side utility vehicles, Yamaha Motor Corporation has introduced the 2014 Yamaha Vi...

OH Firefighters Fight Industrial Fire

Mentor (OH) police say firefighters are battling an industrial blaze at Metal Seal Precision on the 8600 block of Tyl...

Cause of Fire at Williston (ND) Company Unknown

Authorities are unable to say what caused a large industrial fire in Williston to ignite.

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Commercial Search Training Drill: Finding Lost Firefighters

Alex Langbell reviews a large-scale drill conducted by the Yakima (WA) Fire Department Training Division simulating the attempt to rescue disoriented firefighters in a commercial occupancy.

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 utility. Learn the hazards bystanders pose to first responders and how to identify critical and dangerous infrastructure in your area.

First Due Battalion Chief

First-Due Battalion Chief: Information Is Vital

When it comes to firefighting in modern buildings, building construction information can go a long way toward keeping firefighters safe, Dan Sheridan writes.

From the Jumpseat

From the Jumpseat: The Safety/Identity Conflict

Do the stories that make up how firefighters think of themselves actually make it more difficult for them to operate safely on the fireground? Mark J. Cotter reviews a scientific study that says yes.

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.

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In Case You Missed It: October 2014 Fire Engineering Features

October is Fire Prevention Month, but much of the attention was on the expanding Ebola crisis and its potential impact on both first responders and the public. Check out features that ran on Fire Engineering's Web site this month.

Industrial Firefighting

Four-Alarm Fire Levels Buffalo Building

An industrial building on Buffalo's East Side was destroyed in a four-alarm fire late Tuesday afternoon.

RIT

Commercial Search Training Drill: Finding Lost Firefighters

Alex Langbell reviews a large-scale drill conducted by the Yakima (WA) Fire Department Training Division simulating the attempt to rescue disoriented firefighters in a commercial occupancy.

Structural Firefighting

One Dead in KY House Fire

The Bowling Green Fire Department was called at 5:12 a.m. to 635 E. Main St. after a structure fire was reported.

Wildland Firefighting

Fire Departments in North Carolina, Pennsylvania Awarded Gear in Globe Giveaway

Globe, DuPont Protection Technologies (DuPont), and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) are pleased to announce two more recipients in the 2014 Globe Gear Giveaway.

HAZMAT

Panel to Discuss Controversy of Releasing or Withholding 911 Recordings

In New York City in November, the Christian Regenhard Center for Emergency Response Studies and The Academy for Critical Incident Analysis at John Jay College are presenting "911 Recordings--To Release or Withhold: Journalistic, Legal, Public Safety, and Family Perspectives."

PREINCIDENT INTELLIGENCE

Intelligent Response Structures, Part 1

Eric G. Bachman offers this two-part article on reinforcing the need to develop a response structure methodology.

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TX Firefighter Suffers Burn Injury in House Fire

October 31, 2014

As firefighters started putting out the fire, one firefighter received burns to one of his hands.

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