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Dirty Bomb Response


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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Department of Homeland Security Releases Report For First Responders

First Responder Guide for Improving Survivability in Improvised Explosive Device and/or Active Shooter Incidents is n...

Multi-Threat Shield Doubles as a Potentially Life-Saving Shield

MTS™Multi-Threat Shieldprotects from various guns, knives, and other weapon attacks.

House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Zadroga Act Reauthorization

On Thursday, June 11th, the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Health conducted a hearing on ...

Officer who Carried Injured Marine to Safety Awarded Bronze Star

At a time when few Marines were venturing outside the wire in Afghanistan, 1st Lt. James Salka patrolled in enemy ter...

Explosives found, Suspect Cornered After Gunfire at Dallas Police Station

Attackers opened fire on Dallas police headquarters early Saturday, then an armored van parked in front of the buildi...

908 Devices Gets $11.5M to Create New Device with the Defense Threat Reduction Agency

This contract fuels development of advanced GC-HPMS devices, providing broader chemical detection capability for mili...

Faulty Fan and Smoke Blamed in Brief Evacuation of US Capitol

Police briefly evacuated hundreds of workers and tourists from the U.S. Capitol and its adjacent visitors' center on ...

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...

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VIDEO: Three Dead After Car Crash, Fire on IL Road

Three people were killed overnight after a car slammed into a tree and caught fire in far north suburban Ingleside.

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Technical Rescue: Only One Way to Do Things?

Mike Donahue urges rescuers to learn several ways to effectively perform the same skill and keep an open mind when it comes to to new ways of doing...

Indianapolis Firefighters Rescue Passengers from Zoo Ride

On Thursday, Indianapolis firefighters rescued several people who were stranded on a malfunctioning ride at the zoo.

Urban Search & Rescue

Report: Pacific Northwest Unprepared for Massive Earthquake

A report in the most recent issue of The New Yorker magazine examined the disturbing science behind a potential catastrophic earthquake in the Casc...
CMC Rescue's Cobra-­D Uniform Rappel Belt

CMC Rescue Offers New Design of the Only Certified Uniform Rappel Belt Available

Standard uniform wear for firefighters, search and rescue, and SWAT personnel, CMC Rescue’s Cobra‐D Uniform Rappel Belt is the only NFPA‐certified ...

Water & Ice Rescue

Firefighters Injured in Chicago River Rescue

Chicago firefighters responded Saturday to an incident in which a 19-year-old woman reportedly jumped into the Chicago River.

Managing Your Strengths

Learn how to put your best organizational effort, innovation, and creativity into your collective strengths and manage around your weaknesses. &nbs...

Hazmat

Harris County Public Information Officer Re-Appointed to FCC Committee

Harris County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HCOHSEM) Public Information Officer, Francisco Sánchez, Jr. has been re-appoint...

Labelmaster Offers 2016 Edition of Emergency Response Guidebook

Labelmaster offers the 2016 edition of the Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) -- a must have for anyone who handles or transports dangerous goods (...

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Harris County Public Information Officer Re-Appointed to FCC Committee

August 26, 2015 Harris County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HCOHSEM) Public Information Officer, Francisco Sá...

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