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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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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...

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 N...

No Indication of Arson Found at Flight 93 Memorial

No indication of arson or foul play has been found in the fire that broke out last week at the Flight 93 National Mem...

Retired Firefighters Die of 9/11-Related Illnesses in One Day

The FDNY on Wednesday was mourning the death of three retired firefighters who all died in one day earlier this week ...

Officials Rule Fatal Manchester (CT) Fire an Accident

An apartment fire that killed a 27-year-old gun enthusiast early Thursday appears to be accidental.

9/11 Responders with Rare Cancer Denied Coverage

A growing number of first responders who worked at Ground Zero in the rescue and recovery efforts are being diagnosed...

Fallen 9/11 Firefighter's Sons Follow in His Footsteps

As New York City prepares for 9/11 remembrances Thursday, one firehouse in Queens takes particular note.

Man Attempts to Hand Grenade to Jersey City Firefighters

A suspected live hand grenade found outside a Jersey City fire house last night ended up there after a man walking tw...

We Will Always Remember 9/11/2001

An overview of the many events scheduled to commemorate Thursday, September 11, 2014, the thirteenth anniversary of t...

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EXTRICATION ZONE

Humpday Hangout: Extrication

Hosts Bobby Halton and Erich Roden talk to a panel of extrication experts--Aaron Heller, Isaac Frazier, and Dave Dalrymple--about the discipline.

Terrorism

Hackers Access Indianapolis Dispatch Center

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

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 groups encouraging the use of ...

High Angle & Confined Spaces

Training the Technical Rescuer

There’s a big difference between “instructing” and “teaching”; this is something on which students pick up quickly, writes Mike Donahue.

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...

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...

Hazmat

How Well Do You Know Your Meters? Part 2

Metering has become an integral part of being a firefighter; just about every run to which we respond involves some type of hazmat situation, write...

Crews Extinguish Lima, Ohio Refinery Fire

The Husky refinery in Lima was the site of an explosion and fire Saturday, where windows were blown out and the force of the explosion was felt at ...

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Hannay Reels-Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment Announces Product Release

January 24, 2015 Firefighters and rescue squads demand fire rescue equipment that can deliver top performance under extreme conditions...

Fire Engineering

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