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Indianapolis Firefighters Undertake Rope Rescue Training at Former Newspaper Site

Indianapolis firefighters recently got a chance to train in a part of the building that was the former site of the In...

Firefighters Rescue Man from Nashville Storm Drain

A man spent four days trapped in a storm drain until he was rescued by Nashville (TN) firefighters, according to a re...

North Texas Firefighters Train for Water Rescues

With North Texas expected to receive anywhere from a half-inch to three inches of rain between now and Wednesday, flo...

Firefighters Respond to Riga (NY) Vehicle Crash

The Churchville (NY) Fire and Ambulance Services were dispatched for a single-car accident that took place after midn...

The Rescue Lab: Drawing Shoring Systems

In this new technical rescue series, Mike Donahue will provide quick tips on tech rescue operations and specific skil...

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Social Media in the Wake of Disaster

Although emergency management protocol is not a new topic, Twitter, as a real time news source for emergency situations, is. Twitter, Facebook, and the like, are part of Social Media Emergency Management (SMEM) a topic that Public Service Officer, Erik Scott of the Los Angeles Fire Department knows quite a bit about.

Earthquake Monitoring System Alerts People to Anticipated 'Shaking'

The ShakeAlert, currently in the testing phase, according to the Washington Post, issued a 10-second alert for the earthquake that hit the Napa region in California.

Interview: Napa (CA) Battalion Chief on Earthquake Response

Fire Engineering Editor in Chief Bobby Halton talked to Napa (CA) Battalion Chief Jarrett Anderson about the earthquake that struck the area early on August 24, 2014.

California Quake Spurs Major Fires

A substantial earthquake in Northern California caused several major fires and injuries, including about 90 injuries in Napa alone.

 

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Firefighters Respond to Riga (NY) Vehicle Crash

The Churchville (NY) Fire and Ambulance Services were dispatched for a single-car accident that took place after midnight in Riga, New York.

Terrorism

Mitigating the Dangers of Ammunition at Fire Incidents

Storing ammunition presents an uncalculated risk for danger to firefighters at a structure fire, writes Susan Tamme.

Situational Awareness for the Modern Responder

Responders from departments of all sizes need to prepare and train regularly to handle situations involving bombings, weapons of mass destruction, ...

High Angle & Confined Spaces

Indianapolis Firefighters Undertake Rope Rescue Training at Former Newspaper Site

Indianapolis firefighters recently got a chance to train in a part of the building that was the former site of the Indianapolis Star newspaper.

The Rescue Lab: Drawing Shoring Systems

In this new technical rescue series, Mike Donahue will provide quick tips on tech rescue operations and specific skills and knowledge that can help...

Water & Ice Rescue

Sudbury (MA) Fire Department Rescues Pet Dog from Frigid Waters

Fire Chief William Miles reports that the Sudbury Fire Department successfully rescued a dog who fell into frigid waters after walking out on thin ...

When Heroes Fail: a Story of One Rescuer

Ian Bland-Firefighters train to succeed and fight to win, but as one rescuer explains in recounting a failed rescue and its lasting impact on those...

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The Multigas Meter

It is important to always refresh your memory by training and reviewing the proper operation of your meters to keep you and your responders safe, w...

Crews Working to Contain Toxic Smoke and Runoff from 4-Alarm Fire in San Jose

Huge flames and dangerous chemicals created a massive environmental nightmare in San Jose overnight.

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The Multigas Meter

May 22, 2015 It is important to always refresh your memory by training and reviewing the proper operation of your meters to keep y...

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