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Uncleared Hydrants Hamper Response to Fire that Caused ‘Significant’ Damage to...

Hydrants that were not cleared of snow hampered efforts to put out a fire that caused "significant" damage to a Fitchburg home
Coxreels XTM Series

Coxreels® Extreme Duty XTM Series

The XTM Extreme Duty Reel combines the ultimate features into the world’s most robust reel solution.

FIREFIGHTING TOOLS

Firefighters communicate with a bargain basement radio system

Drawn by Fire: Lowest Bid Conundrum

Sometimes the tools marketed as the cost-cutting latest-greatest are not the latest-greatest. Check out a new one from Paul Combs.

Radio Messaging Under Warlike Conditions

Success on the fireground hinges on the quality of the messages sent and the understanding of those listening. Jared Newcombe discusses a program for training firefighters to communicate under difficult conditions.

Health and Wellness for Women in the Fire Service

March 19, 2021 at 2:00 PM EDT / 1:00 PM CDT / 11:00 AM PDT / 6:00 PM GMT

This webcast is based on the U.S. Fire Administration study “Emerging Issues for Women in the Fire Service.” Topics include cardiac health, cancer, and behavioral and mental health. You will be presented with the results of recent studies by the Women’s Biomonitoring Collaborative, including attention-grabbing resources meant to inspire firefighters about the importance of post-incident decon.

PPE Evaluations: From Risk Assessment to Selection

March 16, 2021 at 1:00 PM EDT / 12:00 PM CDT / 10:00 AM PDT / 5:00 PM GMTThis webcast is based on five successful firefighter evaluations of personal protective equipment (PPE) from risk assessment through evaluation and selection. It explores the nuances and time lengths (which differed because of fiscal time constrictions) of the processes for the items typically associated with firefighter PPE: helmet, hood, gloves, coat and pant, and boots. The presentation includes pilot programs, evaluation solicitations, evaluation forms, requests for proposal, and language suggestions for requirements. Successful personnel engagement strategies and practices are also discussed.

What Lessons Has EMS Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic?

February 18, 2021 1 PM EST / 12 PM CST / 10 AM PST / 6 PM GMTPlease join Jonathan Washko and Matt Zavadsky as they discuss what we have learned from the COVID-19 pandemic. Coronavirus has changed EMS forever – from our role in the communities we serve, how we care for our workforce and in our approach to patient care. Both presenters offer realistic, humorous and controversial discussion that will help you understand how we can shape the future of EMS delivery in a positive way.
TransportMaster

Reyco Granning TransportMaster Brings Improved Cold Weather Performance for Ambulance, Small Bus, and Class-C...

Frigid winter conditions slow the flow of fluid in hydraulic suspensions, degrading ride quality. TransportMaster®is an air suspension, and air simply does not freeze or gel.
Residential building collapse scene

360° Collapse Search: High Tech on a Low Budget

Most departments can’t afford high-end search systems or unmanned aerial devices, but technology now offers affordable solutions, writes Clinton Crafton.
Fire apparatus rollover crash

Video: Apparatus Rollovers

In this video, Chris Daly of Drive to Survive addresses the issue of rollovers and safety.
E-ONE Industrial Pumper

Toronto Fire Services Takes Delivery of E-ONE Industrial Pumper

E-ONE®, a subsidiary of REV Group® and a leading manufacturer of fire apparatus, announced the delivery of an E-ONE Industrial Pumper to Toronto Fire Services in Toronto, Canada.
Manual pump shift override

Video: Manual Pump Shift Override

This video from Miami-Dade (FL) Fire Rescue is intended to familiarize driver/operators with manual pump shift override procedures.
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Rosenbauer Appoints VP of Engineering

Rosenbauer America welcomes Vince Anevicius as their new Vice President of Engineering.

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