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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...

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.

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Hurst Jaws of Life Announces End-User Preventative Maintenance Course Dates

Hurst Jaws of Life®, in the global manufacturer of rescue tools industry, will hold two End-User Preventative Maintenance courses this year. These classes include a mixture of traditional classroom instruction as well as demonstrations where attendees will be able to interact with the tools.

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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 in the United States. See phot...

Protests, Violence, Terrorism, and Firefighting

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

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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 in the United States. See phot...

Colorado Firefighters Use Drone to Help in Underground Rescue Training

South Metro firefighters are working to improve their skills at saving lives -- namely rescuing people trapped in tight spaces underground.

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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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CSB Releases Report on Tenth Anniversary of Tragic Explosion and Fire at BP Texas City Refinery

Today the US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released a safety message to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the accident at the BP refiner...

Florida Firefighters Extinguish Four-Alarm Warehouse Fire

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue crews have put out a 4-alarm fire at a warehouse in Opa-locka, after nearly three hours of battling the flames.

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Major Explosion, Building Collapse in Manhattan

March 26, 2015 Firefighters responded to a major explosion and building collapse in Manhattan, New York. At least a dozen people wer...

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