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Massachusetts Governor Patrick and Life Sciences Center Announce Grant to Research Ebola

Governor Deval Patrick and the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) today announced a $1 million challenge grant...

Year-End Spending Bill Funds All Federal Agencies Except DHS Through Fiscal Year 2015

Legislation funding most of the federal government through the end of the fiscal year was passed on December 13. The ...

NVFC Asks Congress for Funding for Programs that Support Emergency Services

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) joined other national fire service organizations in asking Congress to inc...

Two Killed in Fayette County (GA) House Fire

Fire investigators are working to determine what caused a house fire in Fayette County Friday that killed a husband, ...

CDC posts Ebola guidelines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has posted Start of Search Controls Top of Form Interim Guidance...

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

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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.

POLITICS & POLICIES

Minnesota Police to Serve as Firefighters

The Minnesota city of Lino Lakes is cross-training all 25 of its police officers as firefighters, according to a news report.

FDNY Commissioner Vows to Boost Hiring of Female Firefighters

Activists and lawmakers called for the FDNY to step up its hiring of female firefighters.

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.

Fire Service Traditions & History

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.

LODD

North Carolina Fire Chief Found Dead After Calls

A 61-year-old North Carolina fire chief died recently following emergency responses.

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Year-End Spending Bill Funds All Federal Agencies Except DHS Through Fiscal Year 2015

Legislation funding most of the federal government through the end of the fiscal year was passed on December 13. The appropriations bill provides more than $1 trillion and funds all federal agencies through the end of the fiscal year except for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which is funded through the end of February.  

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

Humpday Hangout: Organizational Behavior

In this week's Humpday Hangout, guest hosts Mike Dugan of the FDNY and Bill Carey of Firefighter Nation talk to the Dane Carley, Craig Nelson, and Jeff Wallin about higher reliability organizations (HROs) and how this approach applies to the fire service

Volunteers Corner

North Carolina Fire Chief Found Dead After Calls

A 61-year-old North Carolina fire chief died recently following emergency responses.

Grants

Massachusetts Governor Patrick and Life Sciences Center Announce Grant to Research Ebola

Governor Deval Patrick and the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) today announced a $1 million challenge grant to support a partnership of life sciences companies, NGO's and academic institutions, led by Diagnostics For All, that is working to develop an improved, fast and accurate diagnostic test for Ebola. 

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North Carolina Fire Chief Found Dead After Calls

December 18, 2014

A 61-year-old North Carolina fire chief died recently following emergency responses.

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