Rescue of Two FL Construction Workers

When Capt. Kristen Sargent arrived at the Hemispheres Condominium in Hallandale Beach on Wednesday on Broward Fire Rescue Engine 60, she saw two construction workers dangling from the 23-story building about 70 feet off the ground.
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Hazmat Response After Apparent Meth Lab Found in MA Home

Firefighters’ trip to a Mansfield home ended with the discovery of a possible meth lab and one resident’s arrest.
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Three Hospitalized in WI Hazmat Incident

Three people went to the hospital after a mixture of pool chemicals created a hazardous gas plume.
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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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Combat Staffing Challenges with a Mobile App for Scheduling Management

December 14, 2021 | 1 PM EST
Join us for this webinar presentation to learn how Vector Scheduling helps fire departments simplify their crew's scheduling, callbacks, recalls, shift trades, and more. We'll also discuss how Guardian Tracking’s unique Early Intervention system from Vector Solutions catches trending behaviors and potential issues that may stem from triggering events to enable supervisors to act quickly and make the best decision on how to help.
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One Dead, One Missing After Boating Accident in LA

One boater is dead and another missing after an accident on the Pearl River.
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NC Firefighters Rescue Person Whose Arm Was Trapped Under SUV

What appeared to be a simple one-vehicle rollover presented rescuers with a grisly challenge in North Carolina’s mountainous Transylvania County.
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Judge: MA Man Who Tried to Interfere with Fire Operations Must Apologize

A man charged with burning his ex-girlfriend's car was ordered to write apology letters to a state trooper and firefighters after he tried to grab a hose they were using to put out the fire.
(L-R) Firefighter-Paramedic Rusty Hines, Captain Rob Pedreira, Firefighter-EMT Jesse Bolduc, and Firefighter-Engineer Justin Center.

Hurricane Response on the Treasure Coast

An overview of the St. Lucie County (FL) Fire District approach to preparation for and search and rescue after major storms.

51 People Presumed Dead in Russia Coal Mine Accident

Russian authorities released the names of 51 people presumed dead after a devastating methane explosion in a coal mine in Siberia.

Three Teens Rescued from LA Waterway After Boat Capsizes

Three teenagers were rescued Friday after their boat capsized in Louisiana's Vermilion Bay.

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