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Coral Springs (FL) Teaches Safety to Kids with Safety Town Program

The city of Coral Springs, Florida, has established a program known as Safety Town to educate children on the basics ...

ACAF Systems Conducts Successful Fire Test

ACAF Systems-PFS Fire Suppression Group, LLC, a manufacturer of FM Approved, Compressed Air Foam (CAF) fire suppressi...

Toronto Fire Captain Uses Body as Human Ladder to Rescue Firefighters

Three Toronto firefighters were taken to hospital this morning after a close call at a townhouse fire.

SP Fire Research Expands in the United States

SP Fire Research, holding offices in Sweden and Norway are by their 130 employees the largest fire research and testi...

ECCO Announces the Acquisition of Public Safety Equipment

ECCO Group announces the acquisition of Public Safety Equipment (PSE), which includes the following international bra...

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FIREFIGHTER NEAR MISSES

IAFC: Firefighter Near-Miss Reporting System Back on Track

The board of directors of the International Association of Fire Chiefs recently approved a management plan to keep the National Fire Fighter Near-Miss Reporting System online and operational through September 30, 201

National Fire Fighter Near-Miss Reporting System: Runaway Engine Nearly Strikes Chief Officer

This featured firefighter near-miss report takes us to an event that occurred during a wildland fire but could have occurred during a non-wildland fire.

National Fire Fighter Near-Miss Reporting System: The Dancing Line

When it comes to fighting fires, there is no job more important than moving water.

National Fire Fighter Near-Miss Reporting System: Dressed for the Occasion

When the need to vent the roof is determined, it is imperative that all firefighters of the ventilation team are fully equipped and properly dressed for the work.

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Coral Springs (FL) Teaches Safety to Kids with Safety Town Program

The city of Coral Springs, Florida, has established a program known as Safety Town to educate children on the basics of staying safe.

ACAF Systems Conducts Successful Fire Test

ACAF Systems-PFS Fire Suppression Group, LLC, a manufacturer of FM Approved, Compressed Air Foam (CAF) fire suppression systems for fighting special hazard, flammable liquid fires, announces the successful completion of testing at the BEST in Beaumont (TX) extinguishing a simulated oil rig fire in a matter of minutes using just two gallons of RF foam from a 60-Gallon CAF Skid System.

Toronto Fire Captain Uses Body as Human Ladder to Rescue Firefighters

Three Toronto firefighters were taken to hospital this morning after a close call at a townhouse fire.

SP Fire Research Expands in the United States

SP Fire Research, holding offices in Sweden and Norway are by their 130 employees the largest fire research and testing facility in Europe.

FIRE FITNESS WITH MICHAEL KRUEGER

Getting More Specific

Bottom line is that you get what you train for. So what are you training for?

What Do You Want?

The New Year is barely 12 weeks old yet and the gym is deserted. All the grand plans have been shelved for another year.

Building Mental Muscle

You may be training physically hard to be strong as an ox, have a physique like a bodybuilder, run a marathon, or win the Combat Challenge, but the real work happens in your head.

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Coral Springs (FL) Teaches Safety to Kids with Safety Town Program

Tue, Apr 15, 2014

The city of Coral Springs, Florida, has established a program known as Safety Town to educate children on the basics of staying safe.

ACAF Systems Conducts Successful Fire Test

Thu, Apr 10, 2014

ACAF Systems-PFS Fire Suppression Group, LLC, a manufacturer of FM Approved, Compressed Air Foam (CAF) fire suppression systems for fighting special hazard, flammable liquid fires, announces the successful completion of testing at the BEST in Beaumont (TX) extinguishing a simulated oil rig fire in a matter of minutes using just two gallons of RF foam from a 60-Gallon CAF Skid System.

Toronto Fire Captain Uses Body as Human Ladder to Rescue Firefighters

Wed, Apr 9, 2014

Three Toronto firefighters were taken to hospital this morning after a close call at a townhouse fire.

SP Fire Research Expands in the United States

Mon, Apr 7, 2014

SP Fire Research, holding offices in Sweden and Norway are by their 130 employees the largest fire research and testing facility in Europe.

ECCO Announces the Acquisition of Public Safety Equipment

Wed, Apr 2, 2014

ECCO Group announces the acquisition of Public Safety Equipment (PSE), which includes the following international brands: Code 3, Premier Hazard, Britax PMG, PSE Amber, and PSV.

Pierce, Darley Announce Give-Back Giveaway at FDIC to Benefit NFFF

Wed, Apr 2, 2014

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation [NYSE: OSK] company, together with W. S. Darley & Co., are sponsoring the “Give-Back Giveaway” sweepstakes at the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) in Indianapolis for the chance to win more than $60,000 in firefighting equipment.

FDIC 2014: Attack from the Burned Side

Wed, Mar 26, 2014

Cobb County (GA) Lieutenant Sean Gray will be presenting "Attack from the Burned Side: New Age Tactics and Tasks" at this year's FDIC.

Mulligan Security Corp Approved by FDNY as Fire Safety Director School

Tue, Mar 25, 2014

Mulligan Security Corp. (http://www.mulligansecurity.com), a New York City-based provider of security services in New York and New Jersey, is pleased to announce it has been accredited by the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) to provide the prerequisite training course for certification as a Fire Safety Director.

NFPA New Children's Videos Connect Fire Safety with Learning

Fri, Mar 21, 2014

Two new music videos, focusing on the importance of smoke alarms, have been released by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and are currently available on its Sparky School House website.

Recent Cooking Fires Highlight Importance of Sprinkler Systems

Fri, Mar 21, 2014

On March 16, 2014, a fire began in the kitchen of a private residence, near the University of North Dakota, at approximately 2:40 AM.

Dorm Fire at Howard University Sends Two Students, Security Guard to the Hospital

Fri, Mar 21, 2014

On March 19, 2014, shortly after midnight, fire broke out in Meridian Hill Hall, on the campus of Howard University.

Midwest Fire Sponsors Dr. Richard B. Gasaway Classroom Session for Fire Department as FDIC Prize

Wed, Mar 19, 2014

Midwest Fire announced plans to sponsor a two-part classroom session taught by Dr. Richard B. Gasaway to benefit a fire department.

LifeLine Ambulance Deploys DriveCam Powered by Lytx

Tue, Mar 18, 2014

Lytx, Inc. (formerly DriveCam, Inc.), in the delivering driver safety and compliance solutions, announced today that it has signed a full-fleet deployment agreement with LifeLine Ambulance, a trusted ambulance provider throughout Southern California.

Paul Hough Elected Chairman of ASTM Committee on Thermal Insulation

Mon, Mar 17, 2014

Paul A. Hough, manager, global product fire and seismic performance, Armstrong World Industries Inc., Lancaster (PA) has been elected chairman of ASTM International Committee C16 on Thermal Insulation.

Presidio of Monterey (CA) Fire Department Receives BullEx Fire Safety Trailer

Wed, Mar 12, 2014

The department’s new mobile fire prevention training environment features interactive kitchen and bedroom training emergency scenarios as well as a pretraining briefing room.

Detroit Firefighter Fell Through Floor at House Fire

Tue, Mar 11, 2014

A firefighter fell through the floor while battling a fire that completely engulfed a home near City Airport on Detroit's east side.

WPI Researchers Examine Fire Safety Concerns Raised by Green Buildings

Mon, Mar 10, 2014

With the construction industry adopting a wide array of "green" technologies, materials. and sustainable building practices, a team of fire protection engineering researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) is investigating the fire safety risks associated with green construction.

ImageTrend Launching New Fire Records System for the State of Mississippi

Sat, Mar 8, 2014

ImageTrend, Inc. announced it will soon launch a statewide fire incident reporting system for the State of Mississippi.

Fire Protection Research Foundation Report on Fire Safety Challenges of Tall Wood Buildings

Thu, Mar 6, 2014

The Fire Protection Research Foundation (Foundation) recently released a report titled, "Fire Safety Challenges of Tall Wood Buildings."

J&J Emergency Vehicle Sales Is West Virginia Dealer for Ferrara Fire Apparatus

Tue, Mar 4, 2014

Ferrara Fire Apparatus announced their newest dealer is J&J Emergency Vehicle Sales of Morgantown, West Virginia.

Fire at University of Nebraska, Omaha's Pacific Campus, Displaces 48 Students

Thu, Feb 27, 2014

A fire broke out in Building G of the Scott Village Apartment Complex on the University of Nebraska at Omaha Pacific Campus around 3:12PM, Wednesday afternoon.

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North Carolina Firefighter in Stable Condition After Accident

April 7, 2014 Montgomery County firefighter Earl Harrington remains in stable condition at University of North Carolina Hospitals i...

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