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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...

A Century Later, Honors for Two Bangor (ME) Firefighters Who Died in Line of Duty

A century ago, a brick wall collapsed on a group of firefighters battling a winter inferno at the Bangor Opera H...

Firefighter-Turned-Actor Steve Buscemi on Firefighting and the FDNY

Celebrated actor Steve Buscemi spent four years as a firefighter with the Fire Department of New York before becoming...

Two New Training Programs on Active Shooter Response

The Firefighters Support Foundation's (FSF) two newest training programs are now available. Active Shooter: Rapid Res...

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FDNY Rescue 3 Ops at Train Derailment

James P. Ellson-Fire Department of New York Rescue 3 was on the scene early and found the lead car upright, but derailed, a few feet from the water's edge; another car on its side; and an unknown number of victims in an early-morning derailment on the second busiest commuter railroad in the United States.

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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 New York (FSDA) dedicated a dis...

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 Memorial headquarters in Pennsylv...

High Angle & Confined Spaces

Small Spaces, Big Tips

Jacob McAfee discusses the one position within the confined space incident command structure that often gets overlooked: the attendant.

Winkler Fire Department Saves Dog Trapped in Well

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Fence Strainer Rescue Training

Chad Greathouse-Common in horse country and cattle farms, fence strainers are designed to allow water to flow through but not solid objects. Traini...

The Tipton Twister Exercise: Large-Scale, Multicasualty Event Tests Responders

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Fire Put Down at University Delaware After Hazmat Crews Called

New SafEye 950/960 Toxic Gas Detectors

Spectrex, Inc. has released the newest additions to the SafEye Open Path Gas Detector range.

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Tennessee Firefighters Rescue Child Trapped in Arcade Toy Machine

October 23, 2014 A young boy had to be rescued Tuesday night after he managed to climb into an arcade-style toy machine at a Tennessee...

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