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Radioactive materials from a RDD will likely not create fallout that sweeps across a city, contaminating everything in its path, writes Eric Darois.

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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,...

Regional Exercise to Test Emergency Preparedness for a Mass Casualty Incident

The SouthEast Texas Regional Advisory Council (SETRAC) will be hosting its annual RHPC (Regional Healthcare Preparedn...

Firefighters Held Hostage in Fire Station Describe Ordeal

Firefighters held hostage by one of their own at gunpoint inside the LaMott Fire Company yesterday morning now descri...

Book Celebrates 100 Years of FDNY Rescue 1 Company

On March 8, 2015, FDNY SOC will celebrate the 100th year anniversary of Rescue 1 Company as the first Rescue Company ...

Protests, Violence, Terrorism, and Firefighting

Recently, two police officers in New York City were assassinated in their patrol car by a disturbed individual who, a...

Torrey Pines Logic Announces Launch of Mini Thermal Imager

Utilizing a FLIR core, Torrey Pines Logic has developed an affordable thermal imager that is no larger than...

Union: Less Than Half D.C. Firefighters Have Specialized Metro Emergency Training

After last month's deadly smoke incident on Metrorail at the L’Enfant Plaza station, the interim fire chief is promis...

Hackers Access Indianapolis Dispatch Center

A recent news report indicates that, in December of last year, computer hackers attacked the Indianapolis 911 center ...

New Jersey Officials Issue Security Alert Violent Extremists Urging Fire as Weapon

The Division of Fire Safety has recently been made aware of recent online propaganda published by violent extremists ...

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...

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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.

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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...

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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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