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Cummins Announces New Environmental Sustainability Goals

Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI) today announced two new environmental sustainability goals, for its products in-use and the l...

New HyperSpike® Loudspeakers Expand Edwards' Overall Mass Notification Solutions

Edwards Fire Safety, in the emergency communication, mass notification and life safety system (ECS/MNS/LSS) solutions...

What Would You Do? Two-Story Commercial Building

This fire occurs in an ordinary constructed commercial building on the outskirts of downtown. Check out a new trainin...

TargetSolutions and VCOS Renew Partnership to Deliver 2015 Training Officer Recognition Award

TargetSolutions, a provider of online training and recordkeeping tools for public safety agencies, is excited to anno...

Hoseline Selection: 1¾- and 2½-Inch Hoselines

Anthony Rowett Jr. discusses the pros and cons of the two most commonly used hoselines used during operations.

What Would You Do? Apartment Building Fire

This fire occurs in an apartment building immediately after a thunder storm moves through the area. Check out a new f...

POSDCORB

They say that a writer should select a title that intrigues the reader and makes the reader want to look at what the ...

What Would You Do? Four-Story Apartment Building

Check out a new training scenario from Skip Coleman on fire response to a four-story apartment building.

USFA Coffee Break Training: Medical Components of the Incident Command System

Learning Objective: The student will understand the Treatment Unit Leader's responsibilities. 

Attempt to Thaw Pipes Blamed in Buffalo Fire

Fire officials told reporters that a residents attempt to thaw pipes with an open flame led to a recent Buffalo (NY) ...

Fireground Management: I Know It When I See It

In our ongoing march through the vertically arranged performance activities that connect to a boss's capability level...
Structural Firefighting: Detroit Companies Control Vacant Dwelling Fire

Detroit Companies Control Vacant Dwelling Fire

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

Zero Casualties: Dubai First Responders Praised

In a potentially catastrophic situation, every victim survived thanks to a swift and well-executed response by local ...

What Would You Do? Cold Storage Facility Fire

This fire occurs in a cold storage facility. It is concrete construction. Interior individual storage compartments ar...

USFA Coffee Break Training: Medical Components of the Incident Command System

The Triage Unit Leader reports to the Medical Group Supervisor and supervises Triage Personnel/Litter Bearers and the...

What Would You Do? Occupied Storefront

This fire occurs in a three-story storefront. It has many apartments on the upper two floors. Try a new fire scenario...

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Stepping Up

Stepping Up: So Why Are We Doing This?

Taking a moment to let your firefighters know the learning objectives of a particular training session can help them focus on its purpose, Ron Hiraki writes.

POLITICS & POLICIES

Report: Probationary FDNY Firefighter Reluctant to Go Inside Buildings on Fire

The New York Post reported on the case of a probationary firefighter in New York City who apparently is reluctant to go inside burning buildings.

New York Firefighters Seek Expanded Medical Duties

The city of Lockport will ask the New York State Health Department this week to let city firefighters perform more emergency medical services on rescue calls, according to a report.

Firefighters Flee Insolvent California City

A report on the blog inlandpolitics.com says firefighters and police are leaving the California city of San Bernardino in record numbers.

Fire Service Traditions & History

The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire: Too Small a Value on Human Lives

On March 25, 1911, 146 garment workers were killed in a fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Company in New York City. It was one of the deadliest fires in the history of the United States.

LODD

Claremore (OK) Firefighter Drowns During Flood Rescue

A Claremore firefighter's body was recovered early Sunday after he was swept away while performing a water rescue, reports newson6.com.

Legal

$40,000 Delivered to Washington D.C. Home Before Murders and Fire

Law enforcement sources tell WUSA9 that an assistant dropped a package filled with $40,000 in cash before last week's murders and fire at a DC mansion.

Officer Development

Training Officer's Toolbox: Assertiveness vs. Aggressiveness

We want aggressive officers and firefighters on the fireground, but have you ever thought about how that translates into the leadership role off of the fireground? In this new series, Brian Ward takes a look at issues facing the training officer.

Fireground Management

Cummins Announces New Environmental Sustainability Goals

Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI) today announced two new environmental sustainability goals, for its products in-use and the logistics of the Company's managed freight.

 

Volunteers Corner

Celebrate the Emergency Medical Services with National EMS Week

It's National EMS Week, and the NVFC thanks all emergency medical services providers for the critical work you do to save lives and serve your community.

Grants

National Law Enforcement and Firefighters Children's Foundation Sends Emergency Grant to Family of Hattiesburg Police Officer

National Law Enforcement and Firefighters Children's Foundation (NLEAFCF) has sent out a $5,000 emergency grant this week to the family of a police officer lost in the line of duty last Saturday night.

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Claremore (OK) Firefighter Drowns During Flood Rescue

May 24, 2015 A Claremore firefighter's body was recovered early Sunday after he was swept away while performing a water rescue, re...

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