Five-Alarm NJ Fire Brings 125 Firefighters to Century-Old Stores

A five-alarm fire in Bergenfield remained under investigation Sunday, a day after 125 firefighters from a dozen towns responded to the blaze at a row of stores, a fire official said.
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The Successful Fire Department: Planning, Budgeting, and Execution

April 14, 2021 at 12 PM EDT / 11 AM CDT / 9 AM PDT / 4 PM GMT

Join Fire Engineering Editor in Chief Bobby Halton as he moderates a critical conversation with nationally recognized author and retired fire chief Mark Wallace and fire chiefs and IAFC past-presidents Tom Jenkins and Gary Ludwig. The panel will discuss managing resources for a successful fire department, focusing on planning and the acquisition of mission-critical equipment.

From the Firehouse to the Fire Floor: Critical Initial Assignments in a High-Rise Firefight

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Fighting fires in high-rise buildings is dangerous and labor intensive; thus, incident commanders must have a well-established plan that has been proven through training. This webcast will help you develop a high-rise operations plan based on the size and capabilities of your department.

21 Chinese Coal Miners Trapped by Underground Flood

Rescuers on Sunday were trying to reach 21 coal miners who were trapped by an underground flood in China's northwest, a state news agency reported.
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WA Senate Passes Bill to Prevent and Fight Wildfires

The state Senate has unanimously passed a bill to create a dedicated fund to prevent and fight wildfires in Washington.

Women Fighting Fires in FL: Colleagues’ Support Crucial

Krystyna Krakowski became a firefighter in Florida at a time when there were very few women to work beside or guide her in the service. Twenty years later, she is not only thriving but also recruiting more females into the profession.
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One Person Dies in Renton (WA) House Fire

One man estimated to be in his late 20s died in a house fire in Renton early Friday morning, according to the Renton Regional Fire Authority.
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Honolulu (HI) Firefighters Extinguish House Fire and Revive Great Dane

Honolulu firefighters extinguished a fire at a Kapahulu home and revived a Great Dane found inside this morning.

AZ Wildfire Destroys 12 Homes; 200 People Evacuated

A small community in south-central Arizona remained under an evacuation notice Friday after crews and air tankers stopped the growth of a wildfire that burned at least 12 homes

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