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FEMA Grants Nearly $210,000 to NY Fire Department

FEMA has approved a $209,562 grant request from the Weedsport (NY) Fire Department.

Obama Signs Emergency Disaster Declaration for WA Wildfires

The president's action authorizes FEMA to coordinate all disaster relief efforts and to provide assistance for emerge...

Continental Girbau Gear Washers and Dryers Qualify for AFG Grants

Fire departments can soon apply for grants to purchase equipment needed to heighten firefighter safety, including Con...

Company/Association News

The CHAMBERSBURG (PA) FIRE DEPARTMENT received the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 2014 Rolf H. Jensen Me...

FIREpower by Nautilus®

The Kudzu Principles: Six Essentials to Grow Your Career

These six principles are building blocks to your successful career.

IAFC's Metcalf: "major problems" with grant proposal

Bill Metcalf, International Association of Fire Chiefs president and chairman of the board, identified "major pr...

Cummins Recognized by Chrysler as Supplier of the Year

Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) was recognized by Chrysler Group LLC as one of the 2013 Suppliers of the Year during the com...

Firefighter Grants: FEMA AFGP Audits

Without a doubt, receiving a FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFGP) award is much more fun than managin...

Senate Appropriations Committee Advances FY15 DHS Spending Bill

The Senate Appropriations Committee approved the Fiscal Year 2015 (FY15) Department of Homeland Security spending bil...
Ocala Fire Rescue

Two of Ocala Fire Rescue Honored with SKY Valor Award

Ocala Fire Rescue had two men recognized by 97.3 The SKY Valor Awards, celebrated today at Hilton Ocala. FEO James Wi...

House Appropriations Committee Approves DHS Spending Bill

On Wednesday, June 11th, the House Appropriations Committee approved the Fiscal Year 2015 spending bill for the ...

House Subcommittee Approves Homeland Security Funding Bill

The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security approved a Fiscal Year 2015 funding bill for the Departmen...

House Subcommittee Approves Homeland Security Funding Bill

Tthe House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security approved a Fiscal Year 2015 funding bill for the Departme...

Garamendi Announces Funds for Marysville Fire Department

Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA-03) is pleased to announce that the Marysville Fire Department will receive $285,000...

AFSA 2014 National Scholarship Contest Winners Announced

The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is pleased to offer assistance, through its online scholarship program...

DuPont Receives Two Energy Efficiency Awards for DuPont Nomex Manufacturing

DuPont was today awarded an American Chemistry Council Responsible Care® Energy Efficiency Award and the Industrial E...

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FEMA Grants Nearly $210,000 to NY Fire Department

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