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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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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...

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.

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Training Bulletin: Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicles are becoming more popular every year. Alex Langbell has a training bulletin on hazards firefighters should look for when dealing with incidents involving these vehicles.

Terrorism

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 Commission, warns that the threat of te...

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 rescue, recovery and clean-up of th...

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

Four People Rescued After Boat Catches Fire Off Malibu

Officials said four people -- three adults and one child -- had to be rescued Saturday evening when the boat they were riding in caught fire near M...

Gibbs Quadski Recorded First Official Water Rescue

The Gibbs Quadski, the world's first high-speed sports amphibian, proved its worth as a rescue vehicle by recording its first "official" ...

Hazmat

Green Food Dye Shuts Down Palm Springs Road

FDNY Members Hospitalized After Possible Chemical Suicide

Five Fire Department of New York (FDNY) emergency responders were reportedly hospitalized after the were exposed to a noxious substances while resp...

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