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Cleveland (OH) Firefighters to Test Sensors Developed by Local University and NASA

Case Western Reserve University and NASA Glenn Research Center researchers will work with Cleveland firefighters and elsewhere to design and t...

MI Fire Department Awarded $4.3 Million Grant

U.S. Representative Debbie Dingell said today that the Taylor (MI) Fire Department will get a $4.3 million grant form the federal government which ...

IFE-USA Branch's Vision 20/20 project awarded grant

The Institution of Fire Engineers-USA Branch’s Vision 20/20 project has been awarded a DHS Fire Prevention and Safety Grant to expand its work in C...

NVFC Awarded Grant to Address First Responder Health and Safety

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) a $786,580 Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&...

IFE-USA Branch's Vision 20/20 Project Awarded Grant to Provide National Training

The Institution of Fire Engineers-USA Branch’s Vision 20/20 project has been awarded a DHS Fire Prevention and Safety Grant to expand its work in C...

Howard County (MD) Receives Grant for 400 New Smoke Alarms

The Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services (HCDFRS) has been awarded a $4,969 fire prevention grant from FM Global, one of the world’...

New Proclamations for Capus Fire Safety Month

Alabama, Mississippi and South Dakota have provided proclamations for Campus Fire Safety Month, bringing us up to 14 for this year so far...

FEMA Grant Enables Philadelphia to Hire 160 New Firefighters

The federal government is providing $22.9 million so the Philadelphia Fire Department can hire 160 new firefighters.

City of Poughkeepsie Set to Hire Seven Firefighters

The City of Poughkeepsie Fire Department is at its lowest staffing level in its history, said fire Chief Mark Johnson.

Department of Homeland Security Releases Report For First Responders

First Responder Guide for Improving Survivability in Improvised Explosive Device and/or Active Shooter Incidents is now available through the Depar...

NVFC Receives Top ASAE Honors for Share the Load Program

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) earned a 2015 ASAE Power of A Gold Award for its Share the Load program, a behavioral hea...

Xtralis VESDA-E VEA Named 2015 Campus Safety BEST Award Winner

The award is the 11th for VESDA-E series detectors since introduction in 2014.

Grant Helps Atlantic City Avoid 84 Firefighter Layoffs

Atlantic City firefighters set to be laid off Friday will keep their jobs for at least 2½ more months, thanks to a $3.2 million federal grant.

Howard County (MD) Receives Grant to Enhance Mass Casualty and Infectious Disease Respon

The Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services (HCDFRS) has been awarded a $24,000 grant to enhance response during mass casualty events ...

Phoenix SOAR Supports Burn-Injured Firefighters and Their Families

The healing journey of a burn-injured firefighter can have its unique challenges – and the healing paths of the firefighter survivor and their fami...

IFSI Receives Federal Grant to Purchase Firefighter Training Gear

The Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI) has received a grant of $413.693 from the Assistance to Firefighters (AFG) Grant.

NFPA Announces Home Fire Sprinkler Grant Awards

To further understanding and use of home fire sprinklers, the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) Fire Sprinkler Initiativ...

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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 Hira...

POLITICS & POLICIES

FDNY Deputy Chief Disbands 'Merit Matters' Group

Fire Department of New York (FDNY) Deputy Chief Paul Mannix, head of the group "Merit Matters," disbanded the group last week, according ...

New Jersey Official Says Volunteer Firefighters, Rescue Squads Scamming Retirement System

The New Jersey state comptroller says that some volunteer fire departments and first aid squads are partaking in taxpayer-funded retirement account...

Newark (OH) Firefighters Union Files Grievance on Staffing

The Newark firefighters union has filed a grievance with the city over the fire department's staffing policy and timely notification of changes

Fire Service Traditions & History

Port Chicago Explosion, 1944

During World War II, untrained segregated personnel handling explosive armaments, the pressure to quickly load cargo, and a disregard for safety we...

LODD

Mission Command, Fire Command, and Synchronization

Over the centuries, military fundamentals have been developed and embraced to ensure battlefield success. Many of these principles can be embraced ...

Legal

Legislation Extends Injury Benefits to Cal Fire Firefighters

State firefighters injured because of their work would receive up to one year of salary instead of worker’s compensation, if a measure that suddenl...

Officer Development

The Leverage of Leadership

Leadership is the art of accomplishing more than the science of management says is possible.

Fireground Management

Oregon Fire is Nation's Top Priority

A fire in remote eastern Oregon that destroyed 36 homes and was threatening 500 more on Wednesday was declared the nation's top priority for resour...

Volunteers Corner

There Is No Such Thing as an Ex- Firefighter! Reaching Out to Retirees

Whether career or volunteer, once a firefighter accepts that oath to be a firefighter and experiences the pride that goes with it, he is a firefigh...

Grants

Cleveland (OH) Firefighters to Test Sensors Developed by Local University and NASA

Case Western Reserve University and NASA Glenn Research Center researchers will work with Cleveland firefighters and elsewhere to design and t...

Top News

Legislation Extends Injury Benefits to Cal Fire Firefighters

September 2, 2015 State firefighters injured because of their work would receive up to one year of salary instead of worker’s compensat...

Fire Engineering

August 2015
Volume 168, Issue 8
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