Douglas Cline

Professional Development: Developing the Next Generation of Fire Service Leaders

December 7, 2021 | 1 PM EST

The focus is on developing a professional development model for your organization. It is based on the planned, progressive, and lifelong process of education, training, self-development, and experience and is a critical element of being a leader. Fire service organizations must strive to provide continuing guidance to personnel through a carefully crafted professional development plan that meets the specifics of the organization.

Firefighter Heart Health in the Age of COVID

January 18, 2022 | 1 PM EST

Firefighters are more vulnerable to not only heart disease, but also to being a vulnerable firefighter that suffers a sudden heart attack while on active duty. Routine testing can miss up to 50% of at-risk firefighters. Many of these risks are also the same risks that place individuals at a higher risk of hospitalization and death from COVID-19. A firefighter-specific, research-based, heart health program is essential to reducing the numbers of Firefighters dying from heart attacks. This webinar will explore the scientific evidence, the testing and commonalities that exist between COVID-19 disease, deaths and heart disease.

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Three teenagers were rescued Friday after their boat capsized in Louisiana's Vermilion Bay.
Macon-Bibb County Fire Department GA

One Woman Dead, Man in Critical Condition After GA House Fire

The Macon-Bibb Fire Department was dispatched to the 4000 block of Houston Avenue just before 12 a.m. Thursday night.

Survivor Found in Coal Mine Accident in Russia’s Siberia

Rescuers have found a survivor in a Siberian coal mine where dozens of miners are presumed dead after a devastating methane explosion.

Spokane (WA) Fire Department Budget Soars $5 Million Past Projections

Mayor Nadine Woodward pledged this week to conduct an audit as the city disclosed it expects the Spokane Fire Department to blow past its 2022 budget by as much as $5 million.
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Oakland County (MI) Deputies Save Woman from Burning House

Oakland County Sheriff's deputies pulled a woman from the basement of her burning home.
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For the Saviors and the Saved, It’s Not Borrowed Time. It’s Everything.

Elaine Feagan thought she was going to die, so she went looking for two people she considered her reasons for being alive.

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