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High-Rise Ops: A New Approach
Matthew Stuckey argues that high-rise fires are too specialized and dangerous to treat like other structural fires.
Posted on Wed, 01 Feb 2017 10:00:00 GMT



FL Fire Consumes 5,500 Acres, Destroys 12 Homes
The brush fire destroyed 12 homes and 100 cabins or trailers near Indian Lake Estates.
Posted on Sat, 18 Feb 2017 18:02:44 GMT



WI Fire Station Closed After Being Hit by Gunfire
Nobody was injured when gunfire broke windows and hit the walls and an ambulance at Milwaukee Fire Station 13.
Posted on Sat, 18 Feb 2017 17:57:18 GMT



Flooding Prompts Water Rescues by CA Firefighters
Los Angeles firefighters plucked a dozen people from their cars as storm water flooded a Sun Valley Road.
Posted on Sat, 18 Feb 2017 17:54:13 GMT



TX Bill Aims to Help First Responders with PTSD
Rep. John Wray proposed legislation that extends workers compensation and insurance coverage to responders who suffer from PTSD.
Posted on Sat, 18 Feb 2017 17:38:51 GMT





Posted on Sat, 18 Feb 2017 15:22:11 GMT



Higher Education: Benefits at Every Level
Josh Waldo explains how the benefits of an advanced degree impact every stage of your career.
Posted on Wed, 01 Feb 2017 10:00:00 GMT



AK Firefighter Overtime Swells Due to Loose Management
Loose management of the Anchorage Fire Department's time-off calendar costs more than $1M in overtime annually.
Posted on Fri, 17 Feb 2017 18:06:51 GMT



SC Firefighter Cleared of Arson Charges; Suspect Still Sought
Columbia police cleared a city firefighter in a fatal arson fire, but are still trying to solve the case.
Posted on Fri, 17 Feb 2017 18:01:35 GMT



MD Firefighters Battled Four-Alarm Fire
Baltimore firefighters extinguished burning warehouse near the Woodberry light rail station.
Posted on Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:50:13 GMT



St. Louis Fire Dept. Instructor Lied about Helping Boston Marathon Victims
A St. Louis Fire Department instructor falsely claimed that he ran to the aid of Boston Marathon bombing victims.
Posted on Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:42:13 GMT



NY Student FF Who Helped Trapped Angler Was Barred from Basketball Game
A Thousand Islands HS student was barred from a basketball game for missing the bus to help a stranded angler.
Posted on Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:27:07 GMT



Report Following VA Firefighter's Suicide Finds Dissatisfaction with Top Ranks
New report is critical of Fairfax County Fire Department's leaders following Nicole Mittendorff's 2016 suicide.
Posted on Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:25:07 GMT



Boy, Age 3, Killed in MA House Fire that Injured One Firefighter
A Lowell house fire killed a boy and injured two residents and one firefighter this morning.
Posted on Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:21:21 GMT



OR Man Faces Death Penalty For Setting Fire that Killed Two Firefighters
An Oregon man was charged with murder for setting a 2014 fire that killed two Toledo firefighters.
Posted on Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:52:54 GMT



Quick Thinking TX Cop Saves Drive-Thru From Fire
A Texas police officer used his cruiser to push a burning truck away from a fast food restaurant.
Posted on Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:39:30 GMT



FL Brush Fire Grows, Claims 4,000 Acres So Far
Fire activity picked up in the River Ranch Hunt Club area of Polk County on Thursday, and officials said the fire is expected to grow into Friday.
Posted on Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:19:02 GMT



In-Command Communications
Andrew Bozzo explains how using divisions and groups on scene can help improve incident management and communications.
Posted on Wed, 01 Feb 2017 10:00:00 GMT



Pittsburgh Selects Lake Assault to Build Fireboat to Protect Vital Riverfront Resources
Lake Assault Boats has been chosen to construct a 34-foot fireboat by the Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire.
Posted on Fri, 17 Feb 2017 03:43:03 GMT



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Posted on Thu, 16 Feb 2017 21:23:45 GMT



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Posted on Thu, 16 Feb 2017 21:18:31 GMT



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Posted on Thu, 16 Feb 2017 21:08:02 GMT



MS Firefighters, Deputies Rescue Woman from Fire
Two East Oktibbeha County firefighters were nearby when the call came in and they rushed to the scene to pull the woman to safety.
Posted on Thu, 16 Feb 2017 21:07:43 GMT



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Posted on Thu, 16 Feb 2017 20:57:56 GMT



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Posted on Thu, 16 Feb 2017 20:27:33 GMT



 

 
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