AZ Agency: Air Base Needs Longer Term Water Solution

The head of Arizona's environmental agency called on Luke Air Force Base in metro Phoenix to help stop the spread of a plume of chemicals contaminating the area's drinking water after recent testing discovered high levels of compounds commonly found in a firefighting foam once used there.
Lead from the Front

Lead from the Front: Fireground Tactics and Leadership

March 26, 2021 at 11:00 AM EDT / 10:00 AM CDT / 8:00 AM PDT / 3:00 PM GMT

Learn tricks of the trade that “slow the fireground down” and help you stay in control to avoid confusion and chaos at incidents. The instructor presents case studies and leadership lessons from his experiences gained in a 36-year career on the Chicago (IL) Fire Department. Modern tactics are compared to traditional tactics from the perspective of what has changed and why.

Wildland Fire Preplan

A Technology-Based Approach to Preplanning Your Community for the Wildland Event

March 30, 2021 at 1 PM EDT / 12 PM CDT / 10 AM PDT / 5 PM GMT

Preplan your community for a wildland fire: identify target hazards, accurately create an incident action plan, and create an overall strategy for the local fire department and responding agencies to follow, ensuring their involvement with hazard mitigation techniques.

Buffalo NY Fire Department

Firefighters Find Victim at Fatal Buffalo (NY) Fire

Firefighters searched for the man on the second floor of the burning home without protection of water.
Firefighters at fatal Bloomington MN house fire

Man Dies in MN House Fire

Firefighters pulled a man from his burning home in Bloomington Wednesday but were unable to revive him.
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Hydrant Buried in Snow Delays Fighting (PA) House Fire

Hemlock Farms Fire and Rescue Company (Station 29) and mutual aid were able to save a house February 21 despite a chimney fire spreading due to a faulty hydrant, buried in snow.
Old fire truck

Man Arrested in Connection with Deadly City Heights (CA) House Fire

A 33-year-old man was arrested last week on suspicion of recklessly setting a fire that burned down a City Heights home and killed a woman
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Coast Guard Ends Search for Helicopter in Waters Off AK

The U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday suspended the search in waters off Alaska for an overdue helicopter piloted by the former head of Alaska’s largest tribal health care organization, who resigned last week after allegations of sexual misconduct surfaced against him.
Tiger Woods vehicle crash

Detectives Look at SUV’s ‘Black Box’ from Tiger Woods Crash

Detectives are looking at data from the “black box” of Tiger Woods' SUV to get a clearer picture of what occurred during the Southern California rollover crash that seriously injured the golf star

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