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Maple Heights (OH) Candy Warehouse Catches Fire

Firefighters from a dozen departments worked to keep a fire from reaching an ammonia room in an industrial complex Th...

FoxFury Lighting Solutions Announces 12-Foot Tall FoxFury Transformer 360 Degree Scene Light

FoxFury Lighting Solutions is pleased to officially introduce its tallest and brightest portable scene light, the Nom...

Larson Electronics Releases a Class 2 Division 1 150 Watt LED Light Fixture

A manufacturer and distributor of industrial lighting Larson Electronics announces the release of a Class 2 Division ...

Fire at Bitcoin Mine Destroys Equipment

Reports of a fire in a warehouse-style facility in Thailand have raised tough questions about the wisdom of...

FoxFury Lighting Solutions Finalizes Move to Oceanside and Adds New Toll-Free Phone Number

FoxFury Lighting Solutions has completed its move to its corporate headquarters in Oceanside, CA, which is in the Sea...

Rider Joins Smeal Fire Apparatus Co. as Regional Sales Manager

Smeal Fire Apparatus Co. today announced that David Rider has joined the company as the regional sales manager for th...

Streamlight Introduces Division 1 Haz-Lo Headlamp Models

Streamlight(r) Inc., a provider of high-performance lighting, introduced new Division 1 models for three of its signa...

Three-Alarm Baltimore Warehouse Fire Spreads to Neighboring Buildings

Baltimore Fire crews battled a large fire Sunday afternoon as a plume of black smoke blew across the city into East B...

CSB Releases Safety Bulletin in Wake of Several Serious Accidents During Educational Demonstrations

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released a safety bulletin called "Key Lessons for Preventing Incident...

Bull Products' Customized Fire Points Launched

The company has introduced a full customising service for fire points, enabling companies to select precisely what th...

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.

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FDM Highlights Innovation and Thought Leadership at APCO 2014

FDM Software will be demonstrating its new mobile CAD, T-911 and Multi-Agency Situational Awareness solutions at APCO 2014, as well as sharing its public safety expertise in a Tech Caf session.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Hoseline Hangout: Bill Gustin and Company on Engine Company Operations

In this chat sponsored by Key Hose, Bobby Halton and Bill Gustin talks to Darryl Liggins, Clark Lampling, Dan Shaw, and Jason Hoevelmann about engine company operations.

Industrial Firefighting

Maple Heights (OH) Candy Warehouse Catches Fire

Firefighters from a dozen departments worked to keep a fire from reaching an ammonia room in an industrial complex Thanksgiving Day.

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Fire Department Capability: How Do You Really Know?

You don't have to go very far to find discussions related to fireground operations, tactics, command, and control. But where can you find actual facts on these subjects? Billy Goldfeder has more.

Structural Firefighting

Paterson (NJ) Fire Leaves More Than a Dozen Homeless

Paterson (NJ) Fire Department firefighters responded to a fire in a vacant structure that extended to other nearby buildings.

Wildland Firefighting

NFPA's New Children Videos Highlight Family Projects to Reduce Wildfire Risk

Three new children's videos, focusing on the importance of wildfire safety, have been released by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and are now available on its wildfire "information for youth and families" webpage.

HAZMAT

Ram Air Introduces Special-Ops Gear Decon System

Ram Air Gear Dryer, a manufacturer known for their turnout gear dryers, recently introduced a complete system for proper decontamination of special-ops gear that cannot be washed in a mechanical washer.

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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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Maple Heights (OH) Candy Warehouse Catches Fire

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