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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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 .

  6. Assessing Rural Water Supply: A Geospatial Approach

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Feb 2013

    Access to dependable water supply suffic-ient to achieve needed fire flows (NFF) is critical for any fire department, but for rural departments , this can pose special challenges.

  7. Expanding the Fire Department's Service Model

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 28 Jan 2014

    challenge we can overcome if we break the proverbial mold relates to resources. Recently, I read an article about a small rural department that was having a tough time getting some training that for many larger organizations might seem mundane or even be taken

  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

  9. Mobile Homes: Small Houses, Big Challenges

    Online Articles

    Thu, 1 Jul 2010

    forward-laying to the scene and another reverse-laying to the hydrant, is the most effective option. One trick savvy rural departments use is to premeasure long hoselays and identify supply hose drop points and pump positions ahead of time. These points are then

  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