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NAFA's FLEETSolutions Magazine Dives Head-First into Winter Weather

On the morning of November 19, the citizens of Buffalo, New York woke to find their region had been hit with snow pil...

Video: Firefighters Deal with Multiple Cliffside Park (NJ) Fires

High winds sent embers flying from a Cliffside Park (NJ) fire last night, starting another fire and forcing the evacu...

Fairfield (CA) Firefighters Adds Bulletproof Vests to Safety Equipment

Fairfield is joining a growing number of fire departments in giving more protection to firefighters as their role in ...

RescueSim User Conference Gathers Safety Professionals from Around the Globe

The RescueSim User Conference 2014 saw a successful gathering of industry, defence and emergency response profes...

NFPA Releases Report on 2013 Firefighter Injuries

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) released the latest edition of its U.S. Firefighter In...

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NFPA's New Children Videos Highlight Family Projects to Reduce Wildfire Risk

Three new children's videos, focusing on the importance of wildfire safety, have been released by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and are now available on its wildfire "information for youth and families" webpage.

Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada Share Christmas Tree Safety PSA

The Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada (PFFN) recently shared a public service announcement on Christmas Tree Safety produced this year.

FCIA Releases Firestop Containment Worker Education Program and Manual

The Firestop Contractors International Association (FCIA) is dedicated to the education and promotion of the importance of Life Safety Firestop Systems and Effective Compartmentation to interested parties all over the world. The first step to widespread implementation begins with the education of the specialized Firestop Containment Workers performing this work.

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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

Detroit Firefighters Run Out of Air at Commercial Fire

At about 2000 hours on Monday, November 17, 2014, Detroit 4th Battalion companies were dispatched to a reported commercial building fire at W 8 Mile and Stansbury.

Jacksonville (FL) Firefighters Escape Burning Home Before Roof Collapse

Seconds before the roof of a burning home came crashing down, about a dozen firefighters retreated from the disintegrating structure, the Jacksonville fire chief said from the scene Tuesday morning

New York Firefighter Suffers Heart Attack at Fire Scene

A veteran firefighter suffered a heart attack while operating at the scene of a fire in White Plains, New York, according to a news report.

Report: Pennsylvania Firefighters Knocked Down by Flashover

Two firefighters reportedly had a near miss when they were blown down a flight of stairs in a flashover at a structure fire in Nazareth, Pennsylvania.

Fireground Safety

NAFA's FLEETSolutions Magazine Dives Head-First into Winter Weather

On the morning of November 19, the citizens of Buffalo, New York woke to find their region had been hit with snow piled taller than most human beings.

Video: Firefighters Deal with Multiple Cliffside Park (NJ) Fires

High winds sent embers flying from a Cliffside Park (NJ) fire last night, starting another fire and forcing the evacuation of several buildings.

Fairfield (CA) Firefighters Adds Bulletproof Vests to Safety Equipment

Fairfield is joining a growing number of fire departments in giving more protection to firefighters as their role in handling shooting incidents increases.

 

RescueSim User Conference Gathers Safety Professionals from Around the Globe

The RescueSim User Conference 2014 saw a successful gathering of industry, defence and emergency response professionals from around the globe engaging in animated group discussions, interactive workshops and best practice presentations during a packed day programme.  

FIRE FITNESS WITH MICHAEL KRUEGER

Body Composition

So, what are the different ways of measuring body composition and which one should you use?

The Overthinker

So, it’s time to examine the part of my life that takes place outside of the gym and off the running trails.

Worked Out or Worn Out?

Perhaps the answer lies in exercising smart with a program that is short, intense, and geared toward strength and vitality rather than larded with superfluous bodybuilding exercises.

Top News

Boston Globe Columnist Advocates for Action from Inspectional Services

November 17, 2014 Boston Globe columnists Thomas Farragher writes My Spotlight Team colleagues and I spent months investigating ov...

Fire Engineering

November 2013
Volume 166, Issue 11
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