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Self-Defense for Fire and EMS-full

Thu, Sep 4, 2014

I was first introduced to the fire service as a martial artist.

Training Options for Your Dive Team

Thu, Sep 4, 2014

The Fort Wayne (IN) Fire Department is a mid-size department that has a very established and solid dive team with a modest budget.

Resolving Conflict in the Combination Fire Department

Thu, Sep 4, 2014

Is there conflict between the volunteer and the career firefighters in your combination department?

How Do We Get Firefighters to Seek Help for Substance Abuse or Mental Health Issues?

Thu, Sep 4, 2014

Help is out there for firefighters struggling with mental health and substance abuse issues. So how do we get them to ask for it? Mark Lamplugh has some thoughts.

IFSI Research Featured in International Publication

Wed, Sep 3, 2014

Over that past several years, researchers with the University of Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI) have been working with the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to investigate firefighters exposure to aromatic hydrocarbons during controlled structure burns.

Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services Honored with "Organizational Safety Award"

Wed, Sep 3, 2014

The Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services (HCDFRS) is pleased to announce that it is being honored by the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) with the Billy Goldfeder Fire Service Organizational Safety Award of the year.

What Would You Do? Lightweight Wood Building

Tue, Sep 2, 2014

Check out a new firefighting simulation from John "Skip" Coleman on a fire in a lightweight constructed building.

Guitar Donated to Help Injured Georgia Firefighters

Sat, Aug 30, 2014

Kix Brooks has autographed a Help the Good Guys guitar that is being raffled off to raise money for injured firefighters involved in a training accident in Georgia. 

 

BullEx Build Custom Shipboard Simulator for FDNY

Sat, Aug 30, 2014

Texas Firefighter Saves Twin Brother's Life

Fri, Aug 29, 2014

A Port O'Connor (TX) volunteer firefighter used his training while off duty to save his twin brother's life following an accident.

New Argon White Paper Shows Way to Better CBRN Training

Thu, Aug 28, 2014

Argon, in the CBRN and Hazmat training systems industry, has released another free white paper, this time offering tips for emergency services and first responders on how to provide the best possible CBRN response training.

The Seniors Must Teach the Juniors

Thu, Aug 28, 2014

Academy training is the foundation on which junior firefighters will build their skills, but after its completion, the experience learning begins, writes Jeff Johnson.

FDNY Christens BullEx Shipboard Simulator

Wed, Aug 27, 2014

The FDNY christened a new BullEx Shipboard Simulator named “Port Security” at the Fire Academy on August 26.

An Introduction to the Chemistry of Fire: Going Beyond the Basics

Wed, Aug 27, 2014

Joshua Scalf offers some basic knowledge on the chemical causes of fire in this first in his series of articles on a subject with which all firefighters should be familiar.

HP Recalls Six Million Laptop Power Cords for Fire and Burn Hazard

Wed, Aug 27, 2014

HP issued the voluntary recall on Tuesday, explaining that a recently discovered overheating issue made the cords a “fire and burn hazard.”

Survey Highlights Cell Phone Safety Gap

Tue, Aug 26, 2014

A new survey <http://findme911.org/news/consumer-survey-on-wireless-9-1-1-location-accuracy/> of more than 1,000 consumers found a dramatic gap between the limited location requirements for cell phone carriers and broad public expectations that wireless callers can be found by emergency responders if they dial 9-1-1 in an emergency.

Prominent East Lake Shore Drive Building Subscribes to RealView LLC's CommandScope Pre-Plan Program

Tue, Aug 26, 2014

The 209 East Lake Shore Drive building, a prominent, 20-story luxury residential building, is being life safety pre-planned with RealView LLC's all-digital CommandScopeTM.

Becki White Is Eden Prairie (MN) Fire Department's First Female Assistant Chief

Tue, Aug 26, 2014

This March, Becki White, a Fire Engineering contributor and blogger and former Minnesota deputy state fire marshal, became the first female assistant chief in the history of the Eden Prairie (MN) Fire Department.

Construction Concerns: Roofing Materials Tests

Mon, Aug 25, 2014

In his new Construction Concerns, Gregory Havel discusses the ins and outs of roofing materials that firefighters may encounter.  

North Myrtle Beach Acquires BullEx AttackTM Digital Firefighter Training System

Sat, Aug 23, 2014

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