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Globe Manufacturing Featured in 'This Built America'

This week, Globe Manufacturing represents New Hampshire manufacturing and firefighters from around the world in the e...

Lightweight Composite Approved for Ship

For the first time, combustible, fibre-reinforced, lightweight composite has been approved for use in a SOLAS ship. R...

Firefighter Deemed Most Stressful Job of 2015

Firefighter, enlisted military personnel, airline pilot, and police officer top CareerCast's 2015 list of the nation'...

NFA Training Opportunity on National Traffic Incident Management Training Program

The National Fire Academy (NFA) offers an upcoming opportunity for firefighters, EMS, law enforcement, and other fiel...

Mass Violence Post-Response Operations

Mass Violence Post-Response Operations addresses the preparation for and execution of the operations that need to hap...

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Return NFPA Fire Experience Surveys by April 15 for Chance to Win iPad Air

The NFPA, as we do every year, has mailed out a paper version of our Fire Experience survey to each of you.

Chattanooga Firefighters Present Check to Survivors of Tragic Fire

Chattanooga (TN) firefighters helped set up a fund to raise money for a family devastated by a recent fire.

CSB Names Poor Design and Failure to Test Dust Collection System Among Causes of U.S. Ink New Jersey

East Rutherford, New Jersey, January 15, 2015—The flash fire that burned seven workers, one seriously, at a U.S. Ink plant in New Jersey in 2012 resulted from the accumulation of combustible dust inside a poorly designed dust collection system that had been put into operation only four days before the accident, an investigation by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has found. 

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Texas Firefighter Crushed Between Trucks at Station

A Texas firefighter was hospitalized after being crushed between two vehicles at a fire station this morning.

Jacksonville (FL) Firefighter Injured in Fall

A firefighter with the Jacksonville (FL) Fire and Rescue Department was injured last night at a condo fire.

Four Firefighters Injured in Riverdale (IL) Fire

Four firefighters were injured fighting a condominium fire yesterday in Riverdale, Illinois.

NIST: Firefighters Portable Radios May Fail at Elevated Temperatures

New test results from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) confirm that portable radios used by firefighters can fail to operate properly within 15 minutes when exposed to temperatures that may be encountered during firefighting activities.

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Globe Manufacturing Featured in 'This Built America'

This week, Globe Manufacturing represents New Hampshire manufacturing and firefighters from around the world in the editorial series This Built America.

Lightweight Composite Approved for Ship

For the first time, combustible, fibre-reinforced, lightweight composite has been approved for use in a SOLAS ship. Research and fire risk analyses at SP have helped in making this possible.

Firefighter Deemed Most Stressful Job of 2015

Firefighter, enlisted military personnel, airline pilot, and police officer top CareerCast's 2015 list of the nation's most stressful jobs due to their physical danger, unpredictability and negative psychological effects.

NFA Training Opportunity on National Traffic Incident Management Training Program

The National Fire Academy (NFA) offers an upcoming opportunity for firefighters, EMS, law enforcement, and other fields who want to become recognized trainers for the National Traffic Incident Management (TIM) program.

FIRE FITNESS WITH MICHAEL KRUEGER

The Turning Point

There comes a time when you simply know that it’s time to make a change. It may be precipitated by a particular event, or it may just be a gut feeling. Either way, you know that it’s time.

A New Year, a New You?

If you abandoned your dreams and didn’t work toward your goals, then odds are there isn’t going to be a new you this year either…unless you adjust your attitude, your goals, and your direction.

 

How Much Do You Really Want It?

When it comes to fitness, the dream of being strong and ripped or lean and fast is quite common. The problem is that few people are really willing to work for their dream.

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Sudbury Fire Uses Narcan to Save Two People

January 21, 2015 Fire Chief William Miles reports that the Sudbury Fire Department used Nasal Narcan last week to save the lives of tw...

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