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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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Unattended Backpacks Found Near Boston Marathon Finish Line

The Boston Police Department said Tuesday night it had taken a man into custody after two unattended backpacks were l...

DHS Releases Updated First Responder Biodetection Technology Guide

A 2014 update to a detailed product guide listing biodetection technologies and sampling products is now available.

Suspected Fort Hood Shooter Dead

A suspected shooter at Fort Hood (TX) is dead, but the situation is still considered an active scene.

Dtudents from Southwestern College in San Diego traded in their pens and notebooks for breathing apparatus, bulky gloves, rubber boots and protective suits during CDP training.

Southwestern College Continues TERT in Paramedic Program

Recently, 24 students from Southwestern College in San Diego traded in their pens and notebooks for breathing apparat...

Professor Questions Narrative of Heroic Firefighter

Jeffrey Polet, a political science professor at Hope College in Holland, has questioned what he sees as the heroic &q...

More NYC First Responders Indicted in PTSD Scam

New York prosecutors announced the indictments of an additional 32 people in a multimillion-dollar Social Security fr...

Metal Shark Aluminum Boats is Expanding Operations

Louisiana-based boat manufacturer Metal Shark Aluminum Boats is significantly expanding its operations and has acquir...

Streamlight Launches TLR-4 G Weapon Light

Streamlight® Inc., a provider of high-performance lighting and weapon light/laser sighting devices, has introduced th...

Terrorism Ruled Out in San Francisco Consulate Arson

The FBI said an arson attack on China's consulate general in San Francisco on New Year's Day was not the work of terr...

Attacker Sets Fire at Chinese Consulate in San Francisco

The F.B.I. is leading an investigation into a fire that was set Wednesday night at the main entrance of the Chinese C...

The Impact of Air Movement on High-Rise Commercial Fires

Every high-rise building breathes. Air moves in and out and up and down.

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Air Bag Avoidance, Part 1: Air Bag Locations

In part 1 of this four-part series, Brock Archer examines the types of air bags responders will encounter and where they are located in vehicles.

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Unattended Backpacks Found Near Boston Marathon Finish Line

The Boston Police Department said Tuesday night it had taken a man into custody after two unattended backpacks were left near the Boston Marathon f...

DHS Releases Updated First Responder Biodetection Technology Guide

A 2014 update to a detailed product guide listing biodetection technologies and sampling products is now available.

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NJ Firefighters Help Rescue Man Trapped in 24-Inch Pipe

Firefighters and other emergency workers rescued a man who was trapped in a 24-inch outflow pipe at a United Water facility in Manalapan, New Jersey.

Grain Bin Rescue

A hired hand returns from running an errand in town to find the farmer's dog standing at the bottom of a grain bin ladder.

Water & Ice Rescue

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...

Firefighters Rescue Two from Car Hanging off California Cliff

Firefighters used the Jaws of Life to rescue two people trapped in a car hanging over a coastal cliff in southern San Mateo County on Saturday night.

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First Responder Biodetection Technology Guide Updated

A 2014 update to a detailed product guide listing biodetection technologies and sampling products is now available.

Watch West (TX) Documentary and Anniversary Memorial Online

On April 17, 2013, the difference between life and death was just 13 minutes. That's the interval between the time first responders arrived at the ...

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First Responder Biodetection Technology Guide Updated

April 17, 2014 A 2014 update to a detailed product guide listing biodetection technologies and sampling products is now available.

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