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FEMA Issues 2015 National Preparedness Report

FEMA and its partners released the 2015 National Preparedness Report, an annual status report summarizing the Nation'...

Indian River County (FL) Provides Timeline for Firefighters' Temporary Housing

Assistant Chief for Emergency Medical Services Brian Burkeen said that the first modular housing unit for firefighter...

Pasco County (FL) Firefighter Battling Cancer Without Health Benefits

A Pasco County firefighter battling cancer is struggling to get by without medical benefits.

Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance Holds First Annual Retreat

Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance (FBHA) recently held their first annual retreat for family members left behind...

Seymour (TN) Volunteer Fire Department Invests in Local Kids' Summer Safety

The Seymour (TN) Volunteer Fire Department, in cooperation with East Tennessee Children’s Hospital, conducted a publi...


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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Four Firefighters Injured After Falling Through Roof During California Casino Fire

Four firefighters were injured after falling through the roof at a three-alarm structure fire late Thursday in Los Angeles County, California.

Chattanooga (TN) Firefighter Injured in Duplex Fire

A Chattanooga (TN) firefighter was injured Sunday morning while working to extinguish a duplex fire.

Mayday, Firefighters Injured in Maryland House Fire

Five firefighters were injured after a roof collapsed on them during an early morning house fire in Montgomery County, Maryland.

Two Indianapolis Firefighters Injured After Fall Through Roof

Two firefighters were injured after falling through a roof while battling a fire in a vacant residence last night in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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Bryant (AR) Fire Apparatus Overturns

A Bryant (AR) fire apparatus toppled over yesterday, but no one was injured.

Tennessee Battalion Chief Receives CPSE Chief Fire Officer Designation

Knoxville (TN) Rural/Metro Fire Department Battalion Chief Jeff Devlin has received the Chief Fire Officer designation from the Center for Public Safety Excellence (CPSE).

Ignite Fire Safety Awareness at U.S. Colleges

May is when families across the U.S. begin planning for their college-age children’s fall semester and either on- or off-campus housing needs. While there are more than 21 million college students in the U.S., unfortunately many of them are living in housing lacking fire sprinklers, smoke detectors and other critical fire safety protections.

California Fire Chief Injured While Trying to Help Motorist

A Cal Fire (CA) battalion chief was hospitalized after being hit by a vehicle while helping a stranded motorist, according to a report.


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How can you get yourself to focus and work on what you need to work on, even if you would rather play?

Because I Don't Wanna!

What do you do when you “just don’t wanna”?

How (Not) to Hurt Yourself

So what should you do, and what should you avoid, to lessen your chances of hurting yourself?

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FEMA Issues 2015 National Preparedness Report

May 28, 2015 FEMA and its partners released the 2015 National Preparedness Report, an annual status report summarizing the Nation'...

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