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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...

Evacuation Ordered After Fire at ND Oil Supply Company

A massive fire broke out early Tuesday at an oil supply company in an industrial part of the western North Dakota oil...
Larson Electronics

Larson Electronics Releases 300 Watt LED Security Spotlight Tower on Heavy Duty Aluminum Frame

With over 40 years as a leader in the industrial and commercial lighting industry Larson Electronics continues its co...

Avon Protection's Deltairt Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus Research and Design Team Receives Award

Deltair(tm), a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) designed for the fire service industry, has been recognized ...

Holmatro Launches Industrial Solutions

The world of high pressure hydraulics is constantly in motion, and the demand for results-oriented customer-specific ...

Military-Grade Munitions Found in Rubble of Phoenix Fire

What began as a massive lightning-caused fire Thursday night has turned into a criminal investigation after military-...

Multiple Businesses Destroyed in Phoenix Fires

Two separate fires broke out near 43rd Avenue and Indian School Road in Phoenix and spread to multiple businesses Thu...

Firefighters Battle Major Fire at North Carolina Tire Plant

Several people were treated for smoke inhalation and other nonlife-threatening injuries after a large fire Saturday a...

DuPont Announces Millionth Vest Made with DuPont Kevlar XP

DuPont Protection Technologies today announced that over one million bullet-resistant vests made with DuPont™ Ke...
908 Devices

908 Devices Announces Completion of Successful Testing for M908

908 Devices, a pioneer of purpose-built analytical devices for chemical analysis, announces the successful completion...
Honeywell

New Leadership Appointments for Honeywell Life Safety Sensors Division

Honeywell Life Safety has made some senior appointments within its multi-million dollar Sensors Division this month.

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SURVIVAL ZONE

Risk Management: It's Not Just a Catchphrase

Jennifer Chadwick-How can firefighters combat the dangers they face in the modern fire environment? Learning to use risk management as the life-saving tool that it is can help keep firefighters alive. It is a dynamic process that involves identifying potential hazards/risks, implementing a plan, and constantly monitoring conditions to change the plan as needed.

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.

Engine

Interview: Napa (CA) Battalion Chief on Earthquake Response

Fire Engineering Editor in Chief Bobby Halton talked to Napa (CA) Battalion Chief Jarrett Anderson about the earthquake that struck the area early on August 24, 2014.

Industrial Firefighting

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 color explosion proof LED stack light equipped with two Class 1 Division 1 explosion proof horns. 

RIT

RIT Operations: Short Ladder for Firefighter Removal

Salem (VA) Fire-EMS Lieutenant C. "Mike" Elston offers this Traditions Training drill which uses a short ladder as an alternative to a stokes basket.

Structural Firefighting

St. Charles (IL) Crews Battle Three Fires in a Day

St. Charles firefighters battled three structure fires Wednesday that shuttered a downtown restaurant, scorched the attic of a private home and killed an entire coop of chickens.

Wildland Firefighting

Hawaii Fire Caused by Kids Burns Hundreds of Acres

Firefighters battling a Hawaii wildfire caused by young boys playing with a lighter are using helicopters and clearing terrain to attack the 1¼-square mile fire.

HAZMAT

New Argon White Paper Shows Way to Better CBRN Training

Argon, in the CBRN and Hazmat training systems industry, has released another free white paper, this time offering tips for emergency services and first responders on how to provide the best possible CBRN response training.

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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Harris Grade Brush Fire Now 90 Percent Contained

August 28, 2014 Crews from the Santa Barbara County Fire Department took no chances and used significant resources against a brush fi...

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