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Eric Bachman writes that firefighters need to become acquainted with the Globally Harmonized System for the classification and labeling of chemicals.

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Central London Rail Station Evacuated After Fire

One of London's busiest railway stations, Charing Cross, was evacuated on Sunday after a fire caused by a suspected e...

Navistar Introduces Multi-Purpose Vehicle Designed For Global Disaster Relief Efforts

At this week's AIDF (Aid and International Development Forum) Disaster Relief Summit in Washington, D.C., Navistar, I...

1-800-BOARDUP Recognized for Contribution to the American Red Cross Disaster Responder Program

The American Red Cross of Eastern Missouri today recognized 1-800-BOARDUP for its support of Red Cross disaster respo...

Daughter of FDNY Firefighter Killed on 9/11 Graduating from Fire Academy

City of Los Angeles (CA) Fire Department Purchases Seven Pierce Aerial Tiller Apparatus

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, has sold seven Pierce Arrow XT 100-foot heavy-d...

HAZMAT SURVIVAL TIPS

Hazmat Survival Tips: Using Shipping Papers during Highway Transportation Incidents

During a highway transportation incident, shipping papers are valuable documents that can enable first responders to conduct an accurate size up, Steve De Lisi writes.

Hazmat Survival Tips: Detecting Possible Criminal Activity

While operating at the scene of any incident involving hazardous materials, first responders should always ask themselves if the event could involve any type of criminal activity, Steve De Lisi writes.

Hazmat Survival Tips: 10 Resolutions to be Better Prepared During 2011

As a firefighter, the public expects you to “be prepared. After working with first responders tasked with dealing with hazardous materials incidents, Steve De Lisi's recommendation for a New Year’s resolution for 2011 is to be better prepared for these events.

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Fire officials conduct training at a mass-casualty incident evolution.

Download our free major incident response supplement, which among other things contains a profile of FDNY's SOC Support Ladder companies.

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1-800-BOARDUP Recognized for Contribution to the American Red Cross Disaster Responder Program

The American Red Cross of Eastern Missouri today recognized 1-800-BOARDUP for its support of Red Cross disaster response work through the Disaster Responder Program.

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Central London Rail Station Evacuated After Fire

One of London's busiest railway stations, Charing Cross, was evacuated on Sunday after a fire caused by a suspected electrical fault.

9/11 World Trade Center Display Case Dedicated at New York City Fire Museum

In collaboration with the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), the Fire Safety Directors Association of Greater New York (FSDA) dedicated a dis...

High Angle & Confined Spaces

FDNY: Firefighters Who Made WTC Rescue are Always Training

The rescue operation this past Wednesday high up on One World Trade Center was just the latest example of complex tasks undertaken by the...

Before You Get in the Water

Swift water rescue is one of the most challenging and physically demanding operations rescue personnel can face, writes Jacob McAfee.

Water & Ice Rescue

Before You Get in the Water

Swift water rescue is one of the most challenging and physically demanding operations rescue personnel can face, writes Jacob McAfee.

Fence Strainer Rescue Training

Chad Greathouse-Common in horse country and cattle farms, fence strainers are designed to allow water to flow through but not solid objects. Traini...

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Central London Rail Station Evacuated After Fire

One of London's busiest railway stations, Charing Cross, was evacuated on Sunday after a fire caused by a suspected electrical fault.

Navistar Introduces Multi-Purpose Vehicle Designed For Global Disaster Relief Efforts

At this week's AIDF (Aid and International Development Forum) Disaster Relief Summit in Washington, D.C., Navistar, Inc. has partnered with Terrano...

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Central London Rail Station Evacuated After Fire

November 23, 2014 One of London's busiest railway stations, Charing Cross, was evacuated on Sunday after a fire caused by a suspected e...

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