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Florida Firefighters Lower Health Risks Through Weight Loss Program

Jobs in the fire and emergency services are demanding both physically and mentally. There is wide agreement that thes...

Report: Richmond (VA) Fire Department Hires Censured Deputy Chief

I. David Daniels, who was hired as deputy chief for the Richmond (VA) Fire Department, was censured by the Internatio...

Federal Investigators Join Cincinnati Firefighter Death Investigation

Federal investigators are expected to arrive in the coming days to help find out why Cincinnati firefighter Daryl Gor...

Hartford Fire Department Cited for Violations in Fatal Fire

The state Department of Labor has cited the city of Hartford and Hartford Fire Department for five "serious"...

Scott Safety Firefighter Stairclimb Raises $1.9M for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Scott Safety, a premier manufacturer of respiratory, PPE, and safety solutions for rescue teams around the world, spo...

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Scott Safety Firefighter Stairclimb Raises $1.9M for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Scott Safety, a premier manufacturer of respiratory, PPE, and safety solutions for rescue teams around the world, sponsored the 24th annual Scott Safety Firefighter Stairclimb held Sunday, March 8th in Seattle, Washington

Humpday Hangout: Firefighter Physical Fitness

On today's Humpday Hangout, Aaron Heller and Steve Pegram talk to Bobby Halton, Erich Roden, and guest Ross Pawlak about 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.

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Philadelphia Firefighters Shocked When Ladder Hits Power Line

Two Philadelphia (PA) firefighters were injured in the aftermath of a fire today, according to news reports.

FDNY Firefighter Injured by Flying Manhole Cover

A New York City firefighter was injured by a flying manhole cover last night, according to a news report.

Missouri Firefighter Shot in Foot When Gun Discharges

An Osage County (MO) firefighter was reportedly shot in the foot while fighting a house fire.

Minnesota Firefighter Injured by Falling Door

A volunteer firefighter was badly injured while providing mutual aid at a fire in Fairfax, Minnesota, according to news reports.

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An Open Letter to Parents: Choosing Fire Safety Off-Campus Housing

As the school year winds down at colleges and universities across the country, students are looking at off-campus apartments and housing for next year. In most college communities, there are always more students looking for rentals than there are properties available, so the choices for safe, affordable housing are often limited and compromises may have to be made.

BullEx Unveils New RACE Station at 2015 FDIC International

Visitors to this year’s Fire Department Instructor’s Conference (FDIC), taking place in Indianapolis, Indiana from April 23-25, will be the first to see BullEx’s latest training tool – the RACE Station.

Tactical Safety: Missing Something

Do some firefighters wish to get injured or killed on the fireground? Read a new commentary from Ray McCormack.

Fort Riley Fire Department Wins Regional Award, Competes at National Level

The Fort Riley Fire Department (FRFD) has won the U.S. Army Installation Management Command’s Central Region Fire Prevention Program of the Year award. The department now competes at the Department of Defense-level competition, with the winner announced later this month. 

FIRE FITNESS WITH MICHAEL KRUEGER

More Than One Way

Michael Krueger asks, considering all the available options, how should you train?

A Lot of Good Reasons

There are many different motivations that inspire someone to get fit and stay fit. In fact, there are probably as many different reasons as there are people who train.

Recovery Time

You wouldn’t think recovery would be a subject that would cause argument among people engaged in fitness, but you would be mistaken.

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Florida Firefighters Lower Health Risks Through Weight Loss Program

April 16, 2015 Jobs in the fire and emergency services are demanding both physically and mentally. There is wide agreement that thes...

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