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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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Ground Zero Cancer Cases Surge

More than 2,500 rescuers who worked at Ground Zero in the rubble of the World Trade Center after the 9/11 attacks hav...

AristaTek Inc Offers Complimentary Report Detailing the Consequences of a Radiological Dispersion Device Using Cobalt 60

RDD's or 'dirty bombs' result when a terrorist uses an improvised explosive device (IED) to spread radiological mater...
Vacant Rochester (NY) Commercial Structure Linked to Terrorism Burns

Vacant Rochester (NY) Commercial Structure Linked to Terrorism Case Burns

Firefighters responded to a fire Sunday evening in a vacant structure whose owner is suspected of being involved in t...
CDC Releases Blast Injury App

CDC Releases Blast Injury App

This application equips you with the critical decision-making information you need to provide medical care or manage ...

Response to Homemade Explosives

First responders will be faced with myriad challenges when responding to IED/HME incidents.

One Year Later: Lessons from the Boston Marathon Bombings

Jay Fleming-Firefighters rushed in despite the dangers of possible secondary devices and played their part in saving ...

Guns to Gauze: Limiting Casualties at Mass Shootings

The rapid transition from offense to defense is one that professional athletes master early in their careers.

One Man's Opinion a Right We Must Defend

It's interesting today to see how people react to one another's opinions.

9/11 Museum Dedication

See live streaming of the 9/11 Memorial/Museum Dedication.

Jersey City Captain Mark Lee (second from right) and his crew from Engine Co. 10  preparing to

Firefighter Who Worked Ground Zero Recovery Dies

A Jersey City (NJ) firefighter who worked in the recovery efforts at Ground Zero after the World Trade Center attacks...

Houston Firefighter Charged After Allegedly Threatening to Shoot Everyone at His Fire Station

A Houston firefighter has been charged after allegedly threatening to shoot or kill everyone at his fire station in n...

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Pierce and Hurst Jaws of Life to Award Extrication Equipment

Pierce Manufacturing Inc. and Hurst Jaws of Life Inc., are sponsoring the "Power to Protect" sweepstakes at Fire Rescue International (FRI) August 13-16 in Dallas, Texas to support the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF).

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Ground Zero Cancer Cases Surge

More than 2,500 rescuers who worked at Ground Zero in the rubble of the World Trade Center after the 9/11 attacks have cancer, according to a new r...

AristaTek Inc Offers Complimentary Report Detailing the Consequences of a Radiological Dispersion Device Using Cobalt 60

RDD's or 'dirty bombs' result when a terrorist uses an improvised explosive device (IED) to spread radiological material. The consequences of such ...

High Angle & Confined Spaces

Rescue Crews Free Worker Trapped in Falls Church (VA) Trench Collapse

Firefighters and dozens of rescue crews helped rescue a worker trapped in a trench collapse yesterday in Falls Church, Virginia.

 LEADER Provides Wired Communication for Confined Spaces

LEADER Provides Wired Communication for Confined Spaces

LEADER Com ensures a continuous, reliable, and very clear communication between the safety attendant and members of teams engaged in confined space...

Water & Ice Rescue

California Lifeguard Dies During Ocean Rescue Attempt

A veteran Newport Beach (CA) lifeguard died while trying to rescue a distressed swimmer at the beach on Sunday.

Switlik Parachute Company Works with New Jersey Police on Ice Rescue Training

The Brick Township (NJ) Police Marine Unit recently trained on ice and cold water rescue scenarios using U-Zip-It suits donated by the Switlik Para...

Hazmat

NTSB: New Jersey Train Derailment and Hazardous Material Release Caused by Lack of Crew Training to Identify Locked Bridge

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) determined today the probable cause of a derailment at Paulsboro Bridge in New Jersey, which result...

Open Road for Hazmat Trucking in New York Outside of New York City

For the first time in 14 years, federal officials have updated the nation's list of roadways where states restrict the transport of hazardous mater...

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NTSB: New Jersey Train Derailment and Hazardous Material Release Caused by Lack of Crew Training to Identify Locked Bridge

July 29, 2014 The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) determined today the probable cause of a derailment at Paulsboro Brid...

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