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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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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...

9/11 Commission Report Authors Warn of Cyberattack Threats

The Reflections on the Tenth Anniversary of the 9/11 Commission Report, prepared by the authors of the 9/11 Commissio...

File Your World Trade Center Service by 9/11/14

New York State would like to ensure you preserve your right to worker's compensation if you participated in the rescu...

I Found a Gun on My Patient. Now What?

The action should you take if you discover your patient has a gun on their person truly depends on several factors le...

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Quick Action by Good Samaritan Saves Man in North Carolina Water Rescue

Quick action by a Good Samaritan on Sept. 6, 2014 is being credited in saving the life of an accident victim.

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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 with oropharyngeal cancer, bu...

High Angle & Confined Spaces

Creative Thinking in Technical Rescue

Mike Donahue reviews two outside-the-box methods for technical rescue applications, including slope floor shoring and a quick way to lash a victim...

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.

Water & Ice Rescue

Quick Action by Good Samaritan Saves Man in North Carolina Water Rescue

Quick action by a Good Samaritan on Sept. 6, 2014 is being credited in saving the life of an accident victim.

In Memoriam of the Deadliest Day in the Houston Fire Department

The American firefighter exemplifies man's greatest aspirations, and that is to be of selfless service to others.

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FEMA Announces Fire Arson & Explosion Investigation Position

When disaster strikes, America looks to FEMA. Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of great...

Indonesia Acquirers 9/11 Disaster Training Simulator

The Republic of Indonesia's commitment to disaster preparedness will take a leap forward with the arrival of the Guardian Safety and Survival Train...

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FEMA Announces Fire Arson & Explosion Investigation Position

September 18, 2014 When disaster strikes, America looks to FEMA. Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Ame...

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