Douglas Cline

Professional Development: Developing the Next Generation of Fire Service Leaders

Recorded December 7, 2021 | Watch Now!

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.

AL Woman Dies Two Days After Fire that Killed Granddaughter

A woman critically injured in a weekend house fire that killed her 7-year-old granddaughter has now died.

Skier Hurt in Human-Caused Avalanche on Mount Washington (NH)

Two skiers were caught in human-caused avalanches on Mount Washington and one of them was seriously injured.

Death Toll in French Apartment Blast Reaches Three; Search Over

French rescuers retrieved two more bodies Wednesday from the rubble of an apartment building in southern France that collapsed in a suspected gas explosion, bringing the overall total to three.
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Coast Guard Diver Pulls Body from Car Above Niagara Falls

A U.S. Coast Guard diver lowed from the sky braved frigid rapids to get to a car submerged in water near the brink of Niagara Falls.
Cambridge MA firefighters at four-alarm Everett fire

Fire at Recycling Facility Sends Smoke Plume over Boston

A fire at a metal recycling facility in a Boston suburb sent a plume of dark gray smoke over the city.
A passerby observed a building on fire at the Bureau of Indian Affairs area in Shiprock on the night of Dec. 6.

Fire Destroys Old NM Bureau of Indian Affairs Hospital

A fire that started the night of December 6 destroyed an unoccupied building owned by the Bureau of Indian Affairs here.

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