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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.

Florida Departments Reconsider Hazmat as Grant Funding Decreases

Marion County Fire Rescue’s hazardous materials crews have responded to reports of a fishy white powder in local gove...

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SURVIVAL ZONE

Atrus Inc Adds Four New Locations to Aed Link Services

Developers of the AED Link system, Atrus, Inc., is pleased to announce the addition of four new EMS systems for AED Link.

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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Fire Photographer Spotlight: Ron Jeffers

Fire photographers have been documenting firefighters in all corners of the country. Among those operating in North Jersey is Ron Jeffers, who has been contributing covers and photos to Fire Engineering for almost 40 years.

Industrial Firefighting

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 urging the President and federal agencies to help the healthcare community emphasize personal protective equipment (PPE) and other safety precautions for healthcare workers. 

RIT

Firefighter Staffing Shortage in Minneapolis May Violate Laws

Short-staffed Minneapolis (MN) fire crews may violate the federal "two in/two out" rule, according to a new report.

Structural Firefighting

FE Talk: Engine Company Operations

Fire Engineering Editor in Chief Bobby Halton talks to Mike Dugan, Bill Gustin, and several of Bill's guests about engine company operations. Hear what Jason Hoevelmann, Dan Shaw, Daryl Liggins, and Clark Lampling have to say about hoseline advancement, standpipe operations, and more.

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.

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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Ohio Firefighters Battle for Cancer Coverage

October 23, 2014 In the city of Youngstown, an average of 400 buildings burn each year. It is the busiest fire department per cap...

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