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Help is out there for firefighters struggling with mental health and substance abuse issues. Mark Lamplugh has some thoughts.

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Agreement Reached Between Eku Osha Training Institute Education Center and Occupational Safety

A newly signed agreement between the Eastern Kentucky University OSHA Training Institute Education Center and EKU's O...

North Carolina Fire Chiefs Focus on Fitness, Prep for Half Marathon

Durham firefighters know that it is important to lead by example, and that is why a group of chiefs has made healthy ...

Firefighters Bring Support Network to Child Burn Survivors

No one understands the harrowing after effects of a fire more than professional fire fighters. They are first on the ...

9/11 Responders with Rare Cancer Denied Coverage

A growing number of first responders who worked at Ground Zero in the rescue and recovery efforts are being diagnosed...

Join FCSN's Latest Firefighter Cancer Prevention Initiative

Cancer is a growing threat to every firefighter. Awareness is growing… but we need to do more to prevent firefighter ...

FIREFIGHTER FITNESS

Ohio Firefighters May Face Discipline for Lack of Exercise

Firefighters in one Ohio town may face discipline if they aren't getting enough exercise, according to a news report.

Letter to the Editor: Norfolk Firefighter Fitness Evaluations

Norfolk (VA) Fire Chief Jeff Wise provides some clarification on a recent story regarding firefighter fitness testing in his department.

Top 5 Cardio Equipment for Firefighters

John Hofman, strength and conditioning coach for the Sacramento (CA) Fire Department, looks at what he considers to be the five best piece of exercise equipment for firefighters.

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TRAINING GUIDE

Health and Fitness Training Guide
The information presented here will help you in your quest for optimal health for you and your department members. Sponsored by the NVFC.

FIREFIGHTER NEAR MISSES

Iowa Firefighter Describes Near Miss

A veteran Des Moines (IA) firefighter described a near miss he experienced during a fire Saturday at the Equitable Building in the city's downtown. 

One Hospitalized After Chicago Fire That Prompted Mayday

An elderly woman was hospitalized after a fire yesterday morning that prompted a Chicago firefighter to call a Mayday.

Idaho Firefighters Escape Wildfire; Apparatus Destroyed

Firefighters in Idaho had a near miss when a wildfire overran a Richfield Fire Department apparatus.

Firefighters Hurt in Pennsylvania Tower Ladder Failure

Three Pennsylvania firefighters were hospitalized after suffered reported nonlife-threatening injuries after a tower ladder failed last night.

Fireground Safety

Albright College (PA) Sophomore Dies in Early Morning Fire

The Albright College campus community, in Reading, Pennsylvania, is mourning the loss of a student who died in an off-campus house fire early Saturday morning, September 13, 2014.

Firefighters Battle 5-Alarm Fire at Abandoned Boston Warehouse

A five-alarm fire burned an abandoned warehouse Wednesday night in the West Roxbury section of Boston, Massachusetts.

Long Island's Bob McConville Elected as President of Firemen's Association of the State of New York

Robert (Bob) McConville, veteran Suffolk County Fire Official and EMT, was installed as President of the Firemen's Association of the State of New York (FASNY), at its 142nd Annual Convention at The Desmond Hotel & Conference Center in Albany, NY on August 22.
 

Some New Haven (CT) Firefighters Critical of Recent Fire Operations

FIRE FITNESS WITH MICHAEL KRUEGER

My Hill

It’s good to have something in your training that keeps you honest; what is your hill?

...Because They Are Hard

Training is supposed to be hard so that the rest of what you do is easier. Pushing yourself now makes possible going above and beyond what you thought you could do later.

Focused Training

Let’s talk a bit about changing a life based on simple habit to one based on focused and mindful decisions.

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Agreement Reached Between Eku Osha Training Institute Education Center and Occupational Safety

September 16, 2014 A newly signed agreement between the Eastern Kentucky University OSHA Training Institute Education Center and EKU's O...

Fire Engineering

November 2013
Volume 166, Issue 11
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