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  1. Overcome Line Staffing Issues with the "Clamp"

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Oct 2013

    The Clamp Slide from behind. Engine companies from around the country have the same responsibilities. Large urban and rural departments have the same goal—protect the life of civilians inside the building by protecting the interior exposures, confining the

  2. Volunteer Firefighting: Agreement Pays Off for SD Firefighters

    Online Articles

    Mon, 25 Mar 2013

    ly/Yu7yO5 . For firefighter training articles on rural firefighting, consider Volunteer Firefighting: Don't Forget the Rural Fire Service , Assessing Rural Water Supply: A Geospatial Approach , and Training Rural Departments .

  3. Andres Medical Billing

    Company

    Fri, 22 Nov 2013

    AMB specializes in customized outsourced billing solutions for EMS providers, including large municipalities, fire protection districts, volunteer departments, rural departments and private ambulance services.

  4. Structural Firefighting: NY Firefighters Respond to Barn Fire

    Online Articles

    Mon, 6 May 2013

    Gates and Churchville. The homeowner was inured but refused transportation. For more on rural firefighting, consider Rural departments face challenges daily , Volunteer Firefighting: Don't Forget the Rural Fire Service , and USFA, NFPA release report

  5. Mitigating Class C Fires

    Online Articles

    Fri, 8 Nov 2013

    the power company representatives in the area and call them to pull meters as soon as possible. Smaller communities or rural departments may not have this option. Commercially available meter pullers can be used with the proper training and under orders from

  6. Dispute Leads to Seizure of Valley Center (CA) Communications Equipment

    Online Articles

    Mon, 9 Sep 2013

    thereby improving fire protection and medical services throughout the county. But consolidation hasn't sat well with some rural departments upset by the loss of local control. Until recently, the Valley Center district had been working under a "cooperative

  7. Apparatus Purchasing: Back to Basics

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Sep 2012

    gpm capacities, but many have larger fire pumps. Some rural departments use this style vehicle to supply water from drafting sites ..... style, typically called a "dry-side tanker." Many rural departments prefer elliptical tanks because of the price and reduced

  8. Specificity

    Online Articles

    Wed, 5 Oct 2011

    are a full-time career firefighter on a large urban department or one of the unheralded volunteers on small town and rural departments . You are all part of the same family. To this day, I still have an unbreakable bond with every U.S. Coast Guard member past and

  9. Firefighting News: Discovering Stories of Fallen Minnesota Firefighters

    Online Articles

    Thu, 27 Dec 2012

    then had the difficult task of doing more research to determine if that person belonged on the list. "I am positive the rural departments have line of duty deaths that we'll never know about," Ryder said. "I'm sure that not every name will be honored

  10. FPRF develops research needs agenda for new NIST lab

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Nov 2011

    president; and Chief Richard Carrizzo of the Southern Platte (MO) Fire Protection District, treasurer. Grants for rural departments for public fire safety The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety will provide grants of approximately $500 to