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Tactical Checklist for Firefighter Safety

Fri, May 23, 2014

Most injuries occurring to firefighters operating on the fireground are caused by preventable mishaps-unplanned and unwanted events that lead to human error resulting in injury.

Respect the Uniform

Fri, May 23, 2014

The fire service is full of traditions and rituals.

Leary Firefighters Foundation Donates Needed Equipment to Detroit Firefighters

Thu, May 22, 2014

The Leary Firefighters Foundation (LFF) presented more than $260,000 worth of new equipment today to the dedicated men and women of the Detroit Fire Department.

Annual Explorer-Cadet Fire School Starts June 19

Wed, May 21, 2014

The 12th Annual Explorer-Cadet Fire School will be held June 19 through June 22 in Champaign, Ill. on the campus of the University of Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI).

Hazmat 101

Wed, May 21, 2014

The hazardous materials environment is one into which firefighters should NOT go racing, sirens blaring; with hazmat, restraint is the order of the moment, writes Demetrius A. Kastros.

Toledo (OH) Fire and Rescue: 'Simulator Provides Training for Any Conceivable Incident'

Wed, May 21, 2014

The Toledo (OH) Fire and Rescue Department (TFRD) recently enhanced its training capacity through the acquisition of RescueSim virtual training platform technology.

RFA Recognized for Commitment to First Responders

Tue, May 20, 2014

For the third consecutive year, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) has been presented the "TRANSCAER National Achievement Award" for its dedication to TRANSCAER's safety goals and its continuing education of first responders across the country.

Ten Steps to Creating a Successful E-Learning Course

Tue, May 20, 2014

Freddie Diaz-Batista returns to discuss the best and most proper ways to construct your e-learning fire service course.

Report Details Deaths of Two Bryan (TX) Firefighters

Mon, May 19, 2014

A new report from the State Fire Marshal's Office describes the frightening last moments of two Bryan firefighters who lost their lives battling a building fire last year.

Centrelearn Solutions LLC to Demonstrate the CentreLearn Training System at NY Fire 2014

Mon, May 19, 2014

Join fellow fire service leaders from across the Northeast for the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs' 108th Annual Conference and FIRE 2014 Expo, the Northeast's premier emergency services conference and expo.

Firefighter NED: Leading by Example

Mon, May 19, 2014

With NED, I immediately realized that my seven-year-old just taught me a lesson that applies to life as a firefighter, writes Danny Moran.

NFA Application Period Closes Soon

Mon, May 19, 2014

The application period for the first semester of National Fire Academy (NFA) resident closes June 15. The first semester includes those classes scheduled from October 1, 2014-March 31, 2015.

Computer-Based Simulations Address High School Safety and Security Needs

Fri, May 16, 2014

INCONTROL Simulation Solutions and The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) at The University of Southern Mississippi are proud to announce the first high school deployment of SportEvac at Menomonee Falls High School in Menomonee Falls (WI).

Firefighter Training Drill: Door Chocks

Fri, May 16, 2014

This quick drill from Traditions Training covers various applications for door chocks, the most cost-effective means of door control available to firefighters.

Grand Blanc MI Firefighters Protest Public Safety Proposal

Thu, May 15, 2014

Following the mention of a possible Public Safety Director at a township board meeting recently, firefighters spoke against the proposal, citing their concerns regarding the impact on police and fire personnel safety, public safety and cost, reports Grand Blanc View.

Philadelphia Firefighters Get Mobile Training Unit

Wed, May 14, 2014

The Philadelphia Fire Department has unveiled a new mobile unit to help firefighters practice escaping from hazardous situations

Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment Magazine Named Official Media Partner of the FDSOA 2015 Apparatus Symposium

Tue, May 13, 2014

Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment magazine has partnered with the Fire Department Safety Officers Association (FDSOA) in support of their 2015 Apparatus Symposium, being held in Orlando, FL on January 18-20, 2015.

Construction Concerns: Construction Job Site Hazards

Mon, May 12, 2014

Firefighters must pay attention to construction job sites, whether new construction or remodeling of existing buildings, writes Gregory Havel.

Fire Service-Based EMS Advocates Recognize National EMS Week

Mon, May 12, 2014

Sunday May 18, 2014 marks the beginning of National EMS Week and presents an opportunity to honor the men and women who deliver prehospital 911 emergency medical care throughout the United States.

How "All-in-One" Software Tools Can Do More Harm than Good

Fri, May 9, 2014

The problem is that, more often than not, the opposite is true, writes FDM Software's Ed Colin.

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