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In This Issue: NY Firefighter Dies After Storm Response, NJ Firefighters Injured at Fire in Suspected Drug Lab…
If you’ve missed any of the apparatus walk-arounds from this week at the REV Fire Group Apparatus Conference & Expo, you can still log in and watch all of the previous sessions and ask questions of KME product specialists. Don’t forget to view the archive of Jason Joannides’s class, “Proven Truck Tactics That Might Surprise You.” Register at www.revtruckexpo.com.—Pete Prochilo, Online Content Manager
The staggering videos from the Lebanese capital are grimly familiar to Tommy Muska thousands of miles away in Texas: a towering blast, a thundering explosion, and shock waves demolishing buildings with horrifying speed.
Quick Med Claims was selected to perform EMS billing for a large service in 2005. After 10 years of consistently increasing the collections and working with the department leadership to streamline information, regulations required the client to go out to bid. A vendor that was 0.07% lower than our proposal won, which was an estimated savings of $84,000. Through 2016, EMS crews completed 3,000 MORE transports, yet the agency COLLECTED approximately $3 MILLION LESS REVENUE. The agency returned to QMC.
Members of the International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI) and Traditions Training look at methods of training new incident commanders, including simulations, audio training, tracking units training, and more.
The role of an officer in the fire service is to consistently support the formal organization and to continually strive to meet the prime directive: Nothing shall interfere with the in-service and ready-to-respond status of your Command.