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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. Firefighter Safety: Utility Response: What You Can Expect from Your Utility and What You Should Expect

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 28 May 2015

    buildings are cleared of gas and migrating gas is no longer a danger. Indoor Leak If the leak is inside a building, trained firefighters equipped with combustible gas indicators typically can and should be able to monitor for the presence of gas to

  3. Maine Officials: Volunteer Firefighter Crisis Needs Larger Conversation

    Online Articles

    Mon, 9 Mar 2015

    demand and cost for fire and rescue services increases. Some department chiefs said they barely have enough fully trained firefighters to perform certain tasks, such as interior attacks on burning buildings. The situation at many small Maine departments

  4. Book Celebrates 100 Years of FDNY Rescue 1 Company

    Online Articles

    Fri, 6 Mar 2015

    SOC) is considered the most elite company within Fire Department of New York (FDNY) and among the most well- trained firefighters in the world. SEE MORE PORTRAITS FROM THE BOOK >> The main mission of the unit is to rescue other firefighters

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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