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USFA Report Examines Fire-Related Firefighter Injuries

Thu, Feb 26, 2015

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.

Detroit Fire Companies Battle Apartment Fire

Wed, Feb 25, 2015

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

Application Period Now Open for 2015 Globe Gear Giveaway

Mon, Feb 23, 2015

Globe, DuPont Protection Technologies, and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) are partnering to help resource-constrained fire departments obtain needed turnout gear.

Detroit Companies Control Vacant Dwelling Fire

Mon, Feb 23, 2015

On February, 21 at around 1200 hours, Detroit 7th Battalion companies were dispatched to a reported dwelling fire at Parkinson & Michigan.

Safety Bulletin: Drive to Survive

Wed, Feb 18, 2015

Hopefully, your department will never face an incident involving a serious fire apparatus crash. However, should that unfortunate incident occur, it is imperative that your department’s apparatus and driver training programs are NFPA compliant.

Report Released on Death of Dallas Firefighter in Fall from Overpass

Tue, Feb 17, 2015

The Texas State Fire Marshal's office recently released a report on the death of Dallas (TX) Firefighter William Scott Tanksley, who died last year after falling from a bridge overpass.

Pasco (FL) Fire Set by Acrobatic Arsonist

Mon, Feb 16, 2015

Fire investigators are now offering a reward for information that leads them to the arsonist who made allegedly moved like Spider-Man as he set fire to storage units at Extra Space Storage along U.S. 19 early Monday morning.

Action Training Systems Offers Incident Command & Management

Mon, Feb 16, 2015

This series presents a variety of topics related to the Incident Command System (ICS) and the Incident Management System (IMS), including an overview of the National incident Management System (NIMS). 

Chicago Firefighters Battle Fire at Table Supply Company

Fri, Feb 13, 2015

Last Thursday, Chicago (IL) firefighters responded to a fire at a table supply company in the city.

Sprinkler Legislation Fast-Tracked After Huge New Jersey Fire

Tue, Feb 10, 2015

Legislation affecting sprinkler requirements for new homes in New Jersey is on being fast-tracked, according to a news report.

Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Honoring Local Retired Battalion Chief with First Ever Board Proclamation

Mon, Feb 9, 2015

TrackTrain, a San Diego-based tech company, announced the nationwide launch of its recording system, Exposure Tracker.

DynCorp International to Continue Support of California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection

Wed, Feb 4, 2015

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) has extended its contract with DynCorp International (DI) to continue supporting its aviation program to help suppress and control wildfires.

Think Burn Prevention During Burn Awareness Week

Mon, Feb 2, 2015

During Burn Awareness Week, which runs February 1-7, 2015, the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance (IFSA) reminds Illinois residents to think about burn prevention in their daily lives.

Fire Tears Through Derby (CT) Structure

Mon, Feb 2, 2015

Two firefighters suffered minor injuries in a fire at an apartment house last week in Derby, Connecticut, according to a report from a local news site.

Cheshire FRS Incident Command Training Suite Shortlisted for Prestigious National Award

Sun, Feb 1, 2015

The Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is proud to announce that their Incident Command Training Suite (ICTS), a virtual training facility using the RescueSim Incident Command Simulator has been shortlisted for the ‘Driving Efficiency Through Technology' award, which is part of the acclaimed LGC (Local Government Chronicle) Awards.

Report Released on West Virginia LODD

Fri, Jan 30, 2015

NIOSH has issued a report on a fatal accident last year that killed a volunteer firefighter engaged in a rescue operation.

Could a Tablet Keeping Firefighters Safe

Thu, Jan 29, 2015

Everything we want and need to manage our daily lives - from appointments and contacts to games and movies - is on our phones or tablets. All of it is available and ready to use with the swipe of a finger. It's fast, easy and helps us feel safe and in control.

Globe Manufacturing Featured in 'This Built America'

Fri, Jan 23, 2015

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

Thu, Jan 22, 2015

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

Thu, Jan 8, 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

Wed, Jan 7, 2015

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.

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