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  1. Letters to the Editor

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 May 2002

    When the fire service thinks of the rapid intervention team (RIT), we visualize a group of experienced, well- trained firefighters whose sole purpose is quick deployment to a firefighter in distress. We have trained these men and women to be

  2. USDA, DOI and DOL Sign Agreement for Interagency Fire Apprentice Training Program

    Online Articles

    Fri, 28 Jun 2002

    ever National Interagency Joint Apprenticeship Program for Wildland Fire. The new program will provide a pool of trained firefighters and fire managers to meet future needs, and protect communities and natural resources health. "Federal land

  1. FDIC 2014: UT ARLINGTON: Profile

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    Mon, 13 Jan 2014

    UTA’s f ire safety training includes a safety and health focus for firefighters by combining the requirements of the NFPA and OSHA. Safety trained firefighters and emergency service personnel can effectively implement safety and health requirements at the fire department and firefighter levels.

  2. Fire Smoke Coalition Offers Special FDIC Promotions

    Online Articles

    Thu, 19 Feb 2015

    membership during FDIC. This year the focus is on fire departments. In the last year, Coalition instructors have trained firefighters from over 1,200 departments. Feedback from nearly every firefighter has been their "entire" department needs

  3. Firefighter Fitness: Worked Out or Worn Out?


    Thu, 9 Oct 2014

    untrained “fresh” crewmembers and therefore there was no negative effect. What this showed was that the trained firefighters had much more reserve fitness than the untrained firefighters had primary fitness. So despite their slightly fatigued

  4. Big Data in the Fire Service

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 23 May 2014

    improve our training program. We wanted to increase our knowledge and improve our skills, because having well- trained firefighters is vital in keeping our community safe. We learned the following. Approximately 75 percent of our calls for service

  5. Coming Soon: Volunteer and Combination Fire Department Studies

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 4 Mar 2014

    the surrounding towns are paying their firefighters $50,000. It is only a matter of time before your well- trained firefighters are slowly siphoned off to neighboring departments. INITIATING A STUDY Fire department studies are initiated in

  6. Retired firefighters donate to cancer research

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 20 Dec 2013

    financial management difficulties, critical incidents, relationship problems, work-related concerns, and more. Trained firefighters and counselors familiar with the fire and emergency services are available 24/7. Call 1-888-731-FIRE (3473

  7. Fire Service Industry News: Village of Niles Implements CommandScope™ All Hazards Pre-Plan Program

    Online Articles

    Sat, 13 Apr 2013

    Department operates two fire stations, both of which are manned 24 hours a day, 365 days per year, by 47 highly trained firefighters and paramedics. The department maintains a Class 3 fire rating from the ISO-rating bureau, which helps Niles

  8. Hundreds Attend Vigil for Slain Cleveland Firefighter

    Online Articles

    Sun, 10 Nov 2013

    candlelight vigil. Walker joined the fire department in 1998 and was a member of Rescue Squad 4, a group of highly- trained firefighters with expertise in performing dangerous rescues. He was promoted in August from firefighter to lieutenant. Walker