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Butane Honey Oil Risk Assessment for First Responders

A new method of extracting tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) from marijuana has caught on like wildfire in the last few year...

New Free Wildland/Urban Interface Fires Training Program Available

This free training program address the fact that urban and suburban fire departments are increasingly being deployed ...

DHS S&T Launches Prize Competition for Tracking First Responders Indoors

The Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) announced the Department’s first c...

USFA Report Examines Fire-Related Firefighter Injuries

The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) recently released a report, Fire-Related Firefighter Injuries Reported to the Nat...

Detroit Fire Companies Battle Apartment Fire

On Monday, Detroit 6th battalion companies were dispatch to E Canfield & Beniteau for a reported occupied apartme...

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NFPA Announces National Anthem Singer Contest for 2015 Conference & Expo

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is holding its second annual online contest to select a singer of the National Anthem at this year's General Session of the NFPA Conference & Expo in Chicago on Monday, June 22, 2015.

NFPA Receives Grant from State Farm for 2015 Year of Living Less Dangerously from Wildfire Campaign

To help communities prepare for and reduce their risk of wildfire damage, the National Fire Protection Association(NFPA), with generous funding and support provided by State Farm®, has launched the Year of Living Less Dangerously from Wildfire campaign aimed at residents and fire departments in an effort to keep wildfire safety top of mind for people living in the nation's highest risk areas.

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FIREFIGHTER NEAR MISSES

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.

Chattanooga (TN) Firefighter Injured After Being Hit By Car

A Chattanooga (TN) firefighter was seriously injured shortly after 9:00 Sunday night on East Brainerd Road.

Phoenix Firefighter Injured After Fall from Roof

A couple of Phoenix firefighters found themselves in what could have been a deadly predicament early Saturday morning

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Butane Honey Oil Risk Assessment for First Responders

A new method of extracting tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) from marijuana has caught on like wildfire in the last few years, butane hash oil (BHO) or butane honey oil (BHO). Todd Burton has a safety alert on how BHO can causes explosions and impact your citizens' safety and operations.

New Free Wildland/Urban Interface Fires Training Program Available

This free training program address the fact that urban and suburban fire departments are increasingly being deployed to wildfire areas, in part because urban and suburban communities are ever-expanding to the wildland boundaries.

DHS S&T Launches Prize Competition for Tracking First Responders Indoors

The Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) announced the Department’s first crowdsourced prize competition in support of the nation’s first responder community.

USFA Report Examines Fire-Related Firefighter Injuries

The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) recently released a report, Fire-Related Firefighter Injuries Reported to the National Fire Incident Reporting System (2010-2012), looking at how firefighters got hurt over this period.

FIRE FITNESS WITH MICHAEL KRUEGER

Burned Out

Burnout is like overtraining for your mind and spirit. There’s always a physical component, but it’s your head and your heart that are causing the bulk of your problems.

Cardio Revisited

For those who simply do “something” because they “have to,” cardio training is just a huge chore. They have focused on the result rather than the process, and that makes it tough to do the training on a consistent basis.

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.

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Butane Honey Oil Risk Assessment for First Responders

March 5, 2015 A new method of extracting tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) from marijuana has caught on like wildfire in the last few year...

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