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Fire Grants News

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...

Delray Beach Fire Rescue Hires Seven on SAFER Grant

On September 8, 2014, seven new firefighters started their recruit training with Delray Beach Fire-Rescue (DBFR).

Home Sprinkler Systems Promoted to Rural Canadian Residents

DuPont Protection Technologies Announces Winners of DuPont™ Kevlar® Glove Innovation Awards

DuPont Protection Technologies today announced the winners of the 2014 DuPont™ Kevlar® Glove Innovation Awards in con...

Northeastern University Seeks Pilot Sites to Evaluate Project

Through a federal grant, Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, is seeking pilot sites to be part of a nat...

Texas Honors Injured and Fallen Police, Firefighters

Gov. Rick Perry has honored dozens of police officers, firefighters and first responders killed or severely hurt in t...

Science and Technology Seeks Your Help

S&T is dreaming big and they need your help.

YLD Announces 2014 Scholarship Competition

The Yvorra Leadership Development Foundation is accepting applications for the 2014 scholarship awards competition

Researcher Awarded $1.5 Million Grant from FEMA to Address Health of Volunteer Firefighters

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the Fe...

Durbin, Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance Announce Grant for Firefighter Suicide Prevention Initiatives

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and the Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance, announced today that the Federal Emergen...

Colorado Buys Fire-Spotting Planes

Colorado will begin a new strategy for fighting wildfires in the coming weeks, deploying aircraft designed to pinpoin...

Names in the News

JACK McARTHUR was named the permanent chief of the Vallejo (CA) Fire Department (VFD).

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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.


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.

Mississippi Firefighter Loses Position After Marrying Colleague's Niece

A Columbus (MS) firefighter lost his job because he married a family member of another firefighter, thereby violating the city's nepotism policy.

Fire Service Traditions & History

From the Fire Engineering Vault: Boston Collapse Kills Five Firefighters

The city of Boston recently paid tribute to the five firefighters who were killed in a fire scene collapse in the Trumbull Street fire of 1964.


Crash Kills Missouri Fire Chief Heading to Fire

A Missouri fire chief on his way to a fire call was killed in a crash Monday.


Fort Worth Council Votes to Cut Firefighter Benefits

The president of the Fort Worth Professional Firefighters said Tuesday night that the group plans to move forward with a lawsuit against the city over the benefit reductions that the City Council approved by a 6-3 vote

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.

Fireground Management

Detroit Firefighters Battle 2-Alarm Fire at Vacant Apartment Building

On Friday, October 17, 2014, at about 1500 hours, Detroit 5th Battalion companies responded to a reported building fire at W. Chicago & Nardin Dr.

Volunteers Corner

Streamlight Introduces Low-Profile Survivor

Streamlight Inc., a manufacturer of high-performance flashlights for fire and rescue professionals, announced it has updated its popular Survivor right-angle personal light with a new, compact bezel and other design changes.

Top News

Fort Worth Council Votes to Cut Firefighter Benefits

October 22, 2014 The president of the Fort Worth Professional Firefighters said Tuesday night that the group plans to move forward wit...

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September 2014
Volume 167, Issue 9

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