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Extension Cord Likely Cause Of Bellevue (PA) Fire

The Bellevue fire marshal believes an early Wednesday morning fire was caused by an extension cord

Rio de Janeiro Fire Department Selected as 2014 International Firefighting Team of the Year

The winners of the international Conrad Dietrich Magirus Award were announced at a formal award ceremony, with the Ri...

Submit Your Nominations for NVFC's Annual Awards Honoring Volunteer Firefighters

Recognize achievement in your department or community by submitting nominations for the National Volunteer Fire Counc...

Koch Companies Contribute More than Half a Million Dollars to Support Firefighters in 2014

Koch companies across the U.S. have contributed nearly $543,000 to date in 2014 in grants and in-kind donations to 10...

50 Fire Departments Receive Georgia-Pacific Bucket Brigade Grants

Georgia-Pacific recently announced it will award $235,500 in Bucket Brigade grants to 50 fire departments for equipme...

Creating a Cancer-Resistant Fire Department

Many of us wonder what we can do within our own departments to decrease our odds of receiving a cancer diagnosis, wri...

FDM Highlights Innovation and Thought Leadership at APCO 2014

FDM Software will be demonstrating its new mobile CAD, T-911 and Multi-Agency Situational Awareness solutions at APCO...

Application Deadline Looms for Chief Donald J. Burns Memorial Research Grant

The purpose of the Chief Donald J. Burns Memorial Research Grant is to utilize information modeling as a means of imp...

AFG Application Period Opens Monday

The FY 2014 AFG application period will open this coming Monday, November 3, 2014, at 8 am EST, and will cl...

Assistance to Firefighters Grant Application Period Opens Soon

The FY 2014 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) application period will open this coming Monday, November 3, 2014,...

Illinois Fire Safety Alliance Partners with Project Paradigm

Youth across the country are taking a stand against America's #1 disaster threat: home fires. 

Former First Responder Appointed as DHS Deputy Under Secretary for Science & Technology

Global Online Voting Begins for "Firefighting Team of the Year"

Fire brigades from seven different countries are in contention for the international Conrad Dietrich Magirus Award.

IFSI Receives Grant to Study Firefighter Safety

The University of Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI) has learned that it will receive an FY2013 Department of Hom...

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Receives $1.3 Million Grant

The Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program has awarded $1.3 million to the...

New Grant Allows WPI to Advance Work Aimed at Safeguarding Firefighters

In a ceremony today at the Engine 33/Ladder 15 Firehouse in Boston's Back Bay, the Last Call Foundation announced tha...

ISFSI Gets AFG Grant to Develop Training on Modern Fire Research

The International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI) announces that they are the recipients of a 2014 Depart...

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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.

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Judge Orders BWI Airport Fire Department to Reinstate African-American Deputy Chief

A Maryland judge has determined an African-American deputy chief was terminated unfairly because of discrimination, and ordered the BWI Airport Fire Department to reinstate him.

Angry Protest over Attempt to Close Albany (NY) Ladder Company

Citizens and firefighters showed up in droves to protest the attempt to eliminate a ladder truck at a fire station in the city of Albany, New York.

Michigan Ends Ban on Firefighter Two-Hatting

A bill signed earlier this week by Michigan's governor would apparently end a ban on full-time firefighters working for other departments on their days off.

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Humpday Hangout: Who Are the F.O.O.L.S.?

In this week's Humpday Hangout, Fire Engineering Editor in Chief Bobby Halton and Mike Dugan of the FDNY talk to Rob Fisher and Rusty Ricker and the Fraternal Order of Leatherheads Society (F.O.O.L.S.) International.

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Mother of Fallen Boston Firefighter on Mission to Reduce Cancer

Grieving mother of deceased firefighter Michael Kennedy, who perished in a Back Bay inferno earlier this year, urged city councilors Monday to support a simple method she said would curb cancer in the Boston Fire Department.

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Officials Investigating Fire at Church Connected to Michael Brown Family

The church Michael Brown's father regularly attends is among the many buildings that were torched in the wake of the grand jury announcement.

Officer Development

The SPRECTRUM Model of Organizational Change, Part Two

As a fire service leader, one of the most important studies you can undertake is the exploration of organizational change, writes Mark Wallace.

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Innovative Rolling Base Enhances Rookie Hose Management Systems by Reducing Wear on Fire Hose

Deschutes River Manufacturing (DRM), an Oregon-based company, has rolled out a new offering to its fire hose management line - the Sidewinder ReLoader by Firequip.

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Scholarship Started to Honor Fallen South Carolina Firefighter

He may be gone, but his memory will live on thanks to the kindness of strangers. Earlier this month, Belvedere volunteer firefighter Noah Creech died after a dirt bike accident.

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Extension Cord Likely Cause Of Bellevue (PA) Fire

The Bellevue fire marshal believes an early Wednesday morning fire was caused by an extension cord

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Scholarship Started to Honor Fallen South Carolina Firefighter

November 27, 2014 He may be gone, but his memory will live on thanks to the kindness of strangers. Earlier this month, Belvedere volunt...

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