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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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One Dead, Several Injured in Knoxville (TN) Crash

Firefighters and other emergency responders responded to a deadly crash Saturday evening in Knoxville, Tennessee.

High Angle & Confined Spaces

Indianapolis Firefighters Rescue Passengers from Zoo Ride

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

Tennessee Firefighters Respond to Tree Fallen on House

The Seymour (TN) Volunteer Fire Department responded to an incident in which a woman was pinned inside her house by a fallen tree.

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

Managing Your Strengths

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

Claremore (OK) Firefighter Drowns During Flood Rescue

A Claremore firefighter's body was recovered early Sunday after he was swept away while performing a water rescue, reports newson6.com.

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How Phoenix Fire Department Improves Training

Captain Jeff Zientek shared with us how the HazSim training improves response times and decision making. 

New Hurricane PSAs Urge Residents to Prepare

The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (HCOHSEM) has produced new Public Service Announcements (PSAs) urging hurr...

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How Phoenix Fire Department Improves Training

August 4, 2015 Captain Jeff Zientek shared with us how the HazSim training improves response times and decision making.&nb...

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