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NJ Hazmat Team Honors RAE Systems for Hurricane Sandy Actions

Wed, Aug 14, 2013

RAE Systems Inc. announced it has received an Exceptional Service Award from the Berkeley Emergency Response Team in New Jersey.

More Than Half of California's Wireless 9-1-1 Calls Delivered Without Caller Location Information

Tue, Aug 13, 2013

CALNENA, the California Chapter of the National Emergency Number Association, today filed extensive data with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) showing that more than half of all California wireless 9-1-1 calls in five geographic areas were delivered to public safety answering points (PSAPs) without location information that is needed to find callers who are confused, lost, unconscious or unable to communicate.

Industry Council Issues Position Statement on Exploitative Patent Litigation in Emergency Communications

Tue, Aug 13, 2013

In response to the many Congressional proposals in this arena, the Industry Council for Emergency Response Technologies (iCERT) today announced the association's recently developed policy position on exploitative patent litigation in the field of emergency communications.

National EMS Advisory Council Meeting on September 5-6 in Washington, DC

Tue, Aug 13, 2013

The meeting will be held at the Performance Institute on the third floor of 901 New York Avenue NW

APCO Files Project Initiation Notification to Develop a Standard for Application Integration

Mon, Aug 12, 2013

A new report detailing vulnerabilities leading to the destruction of nearly 350 homes in Colorado Springs from the 2012 Waldo Canyon Fire was released today during the "Creating Fire Adapted Communities Together" insurance-fire services summit in Reno, Nevada.

SafetyPAD, INDMEX Offer Integrated Airport EMS Enterprise System

Mon, Aug 12, 2013

OPEN Incorporated, makers of the SafetyPAD® suite of technology products for Emergency Medical Services (EMS), and INDMEX Aviation, a global provider of airport and surveillance solutions for Airport Authorities and Air Navigation Service Providers, announced today their strategic partnership.

Pelican™ Introduces Powerful Safety Approved 9415 LED Lantern

Mon, Aug 12, 2013

Pelican Products has introduced the rugged 9415 LED Lantern as the safety-approved version of their most powerful hand held lighting tool ever. 

Decision Making in the Fire Service

Mon, Aug 12, 2013

Effective decision making is a skill that distinguishes truly inspirational leaders from those who are simply holding a position in an organization, writes Thomas N. Warren.

Obama Orders Review of Chemical Plant Safety Procedures

Mon, Aug 12, 2013

President Obama, on August 1, issued Executive Order 13650 mandating "additional measures by executive departments and agencies with regulatory authority to further improve chemical facility safety and security in coordination with owners and operators."

PA Firefighters Injured in Crash

Mon, Aug 12, 2013

Three firefighters were injured Sunday when a driver crashed into the chief's pickup truck at a road barricade near the site of a standoff.

Akron Brass Launches Water Flow Indicator

Sat, Aug 10, 2013

Akron Brass introduces the patent pending HydroFX™ Flow Indicator, the latest innovation in handline nozzle accessories.

Community Collaborative Approach to Campus Safety in Midlothian (TX)

Thu, Aug 8, 2013

The Midlothian Independent School District (MISD) has strengthened relationships and joint efforts for campus safety with the Rapid Responder® Crisis Management System in their district protecting campuses, students and staff.

Start Planning Now for Fire Prevention Week

Thu, Aug 8, 2013

It may seem a bit early, but Fire Prevention Week is just around the corner. Becki White has some advice on getting a head start on planning your fire prevention initiatives for this year's theme, preventing kitchen fires.

E-ONE Receives the First ProTech Orders

Thu, Aug 8, 2013

ProTech, the unique new safety technology package developed by E-ONE, has received significant interest and activity since its debut during the 2013 FDIC. The Bryn Mawr (PA) Fire Company (BMFC) is the first department to order two new fire trucks featuring the innovative ProTech system.

Ready for RIT

Wed, Aug 7, 2013

PRODUCTS/SERVICES/MEDIA

Tue, Aug 6, 2013

BURN, a documentary that depicts the lives of Detroit Engine Company 50's firefighters, takes viewers close to the action as Detroit's finest battle the city's sharp increase in arson fires.

Fire Accountability App

Tue, Aug 6, 2013

Over the past decade, firefighters have developed countless methods to track fireground personnel.

NIMS vs Agency Command

Tue, Aug 6, 2013

Following the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, Homeland Security Presidential Directive/HSPD-5 requiring the development and implementation of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) was issued.

Is What We Are Teaching Our New Firefighters Contradictory?

Tue, Aug 6, 2013

What makes a good probationary firefighter? You might answer any of a number of things.

Georgia Issues Proclamation for Campus Fire Safety Month

Tue, Aug 6, 2013

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal is the sixth governor to issue a proclamation for Campus Fire Safety Month this year, bringing the 9-year total to 234 proclamations issued by the nation's governors in addition to resolutions in the the U.S. House and Senate.

You're the New Chief; Now What?

Tue, Aug 6, 2013

After years of preparation that included extensive training, education, and experience, you have been selected as your community's fire department chief.

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