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  1. Firefighting News: Firefighters Address Suicide Rates

    Online Articles

    Wed, 7 May 2014

    Some in the firefighting service say that the ..... dark secret -- that firefighters themselves endure intense ..... hardened veterans of the firefighting fraternity. "When ..... toughest heroes. "Our firefighters and paramedics see the

  2. Wildland Firefighting : Firefighters Changed Approach After Destructive '93 CA Wildfire

    Online Articles

    Mon, 6 May 2013

    California caused firefighters to shift their ..... to wildland firefighting in the area ..... It caught firefighters unprepared ..... has enabled firefighters to protect numerous ..... For more on firefighting in the wildland

  1. Wildland Firefighting : NFFF Video Presents Lessons from South Canyon Fire That Killed 14 Firefighters

    Online Articles

    Thu, 30 May 2013

    Wildland Firefighting : Everyone Goes ..... National Fallen Firefighters Foundation ..... Media, Wildland Firefighting : Everyone Goes ..... the wildland firefighting community. Veteran wildland firefighters explain the changes

  2. Firefighting News: Alaska Wildland Firefighters Must Take FEMA Course

    Online Articles

    Tue, 26 Feb 2013

    Alaska wildland firefighters must take a special course required ..... get their red cards for the 2013 firefighting season, reports the Daily News ..... permanent and emergency wildland firefighters are required to complete "An Introduction

  3. Firefighting News: Firefighters' Benefits Divide Prescott (AZ)

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    Tue, 13 Aug 2013

    killed 19 members of an elite firefighting team, the Arizona city where ..... all of the families of the firefighters who died on June 30. Now ..... is the fact that 13 of the firefighters were classified as temporary ..... than the families of the six firefighters classified as full-time

  4. Firefighting News: BURN, Documentary on Detroit Firefighters , Available for Pre-Order

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    Wed, 5 Jun 2013

    documentary film on firefighting in Detroit, will ..... goes to the Leary Firefighters Foundation to purchase ..... needed gear for Detroit firefighters . For more information ..... Radio , and Detroit Firefighting Documentary BURN to

  5. Industrial Firefighting : MS Firefighters' Approach to Industrial Fires Gains Attention

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    Wed, 1 May 2013

    storage facilities is gaining international attention, and its chief will be speaking at a conference in Asia on industrial firefighting . A WDAM report (http://bit.ly/YmAKX8) highlights how the small-town fire department has taken a serious approach

  6. Firefighting News: Charities Get $11 Million for Yarnell (AZ) Firefighters

    Online Articles

    Tue, 15 Oct 2013

    part-time members of a firefighting crew who died in June said ..... than $11 million since 19 firefighters died in the Yarnell Hill ..... pension payment equal to the firefighters ' yearly pay. They will ..... benefit for the full-time firefighters is $112,000, compared

  7. Structural Firefighting : Aging Water System Hampered Firefighters at Illinois Fire

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    Wed, 13 Feb 2013

    A catastrophic hydrant failure complicated firefighting operations for crews fighting a commercial fire Monday ..... its aging water system, but the work is not complete. Firefighters were forced to rely on tanker trucks shuttling water to

  8. Firefighting Equipment: The Job: Radio Straps

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    Mon, 27 Jan 2014

    Norwood shares some thoughts about how firefighters carry this essential firefighting equipment at emergency scenes. Post your ..... Option MORE 'THE JOB' Physical Fitness for Firefighters Throwing Ground Ladders Leadership Grab a