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DuPont Protection Technologies Announces Launch of DuPont SafeSPEC for Nomex

DuPont Protection Technologies (DuPont) today announced the launch of the latest version of DuPont SafeSPEC, its suit...

NVFC, IAFC Encourage Departments to Create a Culture of Safety

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) have announced the...

New Website Launched to Support the Role of a Firefighter's Family

It’s no secret that firefighters often feel like they have two families; one bound by blood the other by department. ...

Firefighters Control Wisconsin Commercial Fire

Fitchburg (WI) firefighters and MABAS 115 did a good job controlling a fire in a large commercial building at a compa...

CSB Releases Report on Tenth Anniversary of Tragic Explosion and Fire at BP Texas City Refinery

Today the US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released a safety message to commemorate the tenth anniversary of ...

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Indianapolis Firefighters Undertake 'Smoke Detector' Blitz

Indianapolis (IN) firefighters participated in a smoke detector "blitz," providing homes in an area of the city with detectors and educational materials.

Firefighting and Preserving the Fire Scene: Finding the Balance

The company officers and firefighters all play a huge role in every fire investigation, Danny Sheridan and Steve Chasteen write.

Automatic Fire Suppression Cost-Effective for Long Haul

Commercial mariners, often far offshore and away from assistance, rely on their vessel to keep them safe. Automatic pre-engineered marine fire suppression systems from Sea-Fire provide 24/7 security.

FIREFIGHTER NEAR MISSES

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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DuPont Protection Technologies Announces Launch of DuPont SafeSPEC for Nomex

DuPont Protection Technologies (DuPont) today announced the launch of the latest version of DuPont SafeSPEC, its suite of online interactive product selector tools.

NVFC, IAFC Encourage Departments to Create a Culture of Safety

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) have announced the theme for the 2015 International Fire/EMS Safety and Health Week: Creating a Culture of Safety.

New Website Launched to Support the Role of a Firefighter's Family

It’s no secret that firefighters often feel like they have two families; one bound by blood the other by department. For some, balancing the dual – and occasionally conflicting – obligations can be complicated.

Firefighters Control Wisconsin Commercial Fire

Fitchburg (WI) firefighters and MABAS 115 did a good job controlling a fire in a large commercial building at a company that made prehung doors.

FIRE FITNESS WITH MICHAEL KRUEGER

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.

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.

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New Jersey Firefighter Dies After Suffering Heart Attack

March 30, 2015

A 63-year-old New Jersey firefighter has passed away after suffering a heart attack.

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