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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 DuPontâ„¢ 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.

Huge Fire at Indiana Fiberglass Manufacturing Facility

Firefighters responded to a fire in Bremen, Indiana, that sent up smoke visible for miles around.

Massive Marietta (GA) Fire Extinguished After 10 Hours

A massive chemical fire in in an industrial area of Marietta on Industrial Park Drive near Cobb Parkway burned for 10...

Indiana and Illinois Fire Departments Battle Pallet Fire

Personnel from Indiana and Illinois fire departments are working to contain a wind-whipped pallet fire that broke out...

Nextteq LLC Announces New Gastec Polytec-V Qualitative Analysis Tube

Nextteq LLC, in the industrial hygiene and safety industries, is pleased to announce the availability of the new Gast...

Fire Crews Respond to Massive Woodbridge (NJ) Recycling Fire

Firefighters attempting to extinguish a large fire at a recycling warehouse in Woodbridge, New Jersey, had to deal wi...

CSB Releases Preliminary Findings in West (TX) Explosion

The CSB released preliminary findings into the April 17, 2013, West Fertilizer explosion and fire in West, Texas, whi...

Four Firefighters Injured in Ontario Industrial Warehouse Fire

Four firefighters were injured, one critically, in an industrial warehouse fire today in Mississauga, Ontario.

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SURVIVAL ZONE

Firefighter Technology Roundup: USAR Locator and More

Mary Jane Dittmar reviews some new technology that may be of interest to firefighters, including a locator for urban search and rescue operations, wall-scaling technology, and a tool for increasing situational awareness over expansive fire scenes, such as in wildland firefighting.

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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Challenges to Implementing PPA: Q&A

American Fork (UT) Fire & Rescue Chief Kriss Garcia recently conducted a Webcast entitled "Challenges to Implementing PPA." Here are his responses to some questions asked during the presentation.

Industrial Firefighting

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 patch town of Williston.

RIT

RIT Operations: Making the Stairs

Fredericksburg (VA) Fire Department Firefighter Donald L. Wedding offers this Tradidions Training drill which focuses on the sublevel removal of a downed firefighter.

Wildland Firefighting

Carlton Complex Fire Now 16 Percent Contained

Crews fighting the Carlton Complex fire in north central Washington are beginning to make progress on that fire.

HAZMAT

Fire Crews Battle 2-Alarm Lancaster (PA) Fire

Fire Crews Battle 2-Alarm Lancaster (PA) Fire

An electrical fire heavily damaged a building Monday evening at High Steel Structures Inc. in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

PREINCIDENT INTELLIGENCE

Responsibility and Response Ability, Part 2

If a fire department does not know its responsibilities, the effectiveness of its response ability will be hampered, and responder safety will be compromised, writes Eric G. Bachman.

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Evacuation Ordered After Fire at ND Oil Supply Company

July 22, 2014 A massive fire broke out early Tuesday at an oil supply company in an industrial part of the western North Dakota oil...

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