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Chief Concerns: Physical Exams: Your Life Depends on It
Marc Bashoor explains the importance of entry and annual physicals for all fire service personnel.
Posted on Sat, 01 Jul 2017 12:00:00 GMT

Fame Fire Co No 3, West Chester, PA, Gets Heavy Rescue
Fame Fire Co No 3, West Chester, PA, has taken delivery of a heavy rescue built by Custom Fire.
Posted on Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:18:53 GMT

PA Junior FFs Keep Pushing Through Training
Over 40 teenage cadets are testing their mettle at the Franklin County Junior Firefighter Academy.
Posted on Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:44:32 GMT

CA Hikers Rescued from String of Brush Fires
Several of the fourteen hikers were hoisted out of Los Padres National Forest by helicopter.
Posted on Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:36:13 GMT

NY Dept. Lands Grant for Turnouts, Extractors
The West Glenville Fire District has been awarded $21,429 to upgrade gear and washing equipment.
Posted on Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:21:51 GMT

SUV Bursts into Flames at MA Gas Station
Lawrence firefighters quickly responded when the vehicle caught fire on Wednesday afternoon.
Posted on Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:13:20 GMT

SC Firefighters on Mission to Preserve History
Two firefighters are working to preserve the history of the City of Newberry Fire Department.
Posted on Thu, 20 Jul 2017 12:44:53 GMT

University of Extrication: Skills Update: Seatback Removal
Ron Moore and the rescue team study the design of modern vehicle front-seat structures and create a plan for effective removal of the upright seatback section at a real-world incident scene.
Posted on Sat, 01 Jul 2017 09:00:00 GMT

Inspirational IN Firefighter Back on Job after Amputation
Fishers firefighter Brandon Anderson is back on the job after having his leg amputated last year.
Posted on Wed, 19 Jul 2017 22:26:06 GMT

Trailer for Film About Granite Mountain Hotshots
Sony Pictures releases trailer for "Only The Brave," a feature film about the Granite Mountain Hotshots.
Posted on Wed, 19 Jul 2017 22:05:41 GMT

MA Crews Rescue Man Who Falls Down Well
The 37-year-old was injured when he fell 12 feet down an abandoned well in Cohasset early Wednesday.
Posted on Wed, 19 Jul 2017 21:50:54 GMT

IAFC, PulsePoint Announce Partnership to Increase Cardiac Arrest Survival Rates
The International Association of Fire Chiefs and the PulsePoint Foundation announced a partnership to reinforce the use of mobile phones and apps to connect nearby CPR-trained citizens and off-duty professional responders with people in cardiac arrest.
Posted on Wed, 19 Jul 2017 21:05:06 GMT

Wheel-Check Identifies a Loose Wheel Nut with a Simple Visual Inspection
Wheel-Check can identify a loose wheel nut with a simple visual inspection and is also heat sensitive.
Posted on Wed, 19 Jul 2017 18:13:22 GMT

Iowa Becomes Fifth State to Opt into FirstNet
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds announced her decision to accept the FirstNet and AT&T plan to deliver a wireless broadband network to the State's public safety community.
Posted on Wed, 19 Jul 2017 17:38:07 GMT

TargetSolutions to Showcase Enhanced Platform Usability During NC Show

Posted on Wed, 19 Jul 2017 16:52:43 GMT

Step Up and Stand Out: Jenkins FD
The Jenkins, KY, FD has been nominated for the Step Up and Stand Out Award. There's still time to nominate your department.
Posted on Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:10:49 GMT

MA Town Seeking $6M to Rebuild Fire Station
Sudbury will seek a $6 million debt exclusion tax override and hopes to break ground on the station next year.
Posted on Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:09:56 GMT

Photo of TN Firefighters Praying for Victim Goes Viral
Columbia firefighters say faith and prayer help them handle the emotional difficulty of the job.
Posted on Wed, 19 Jul 2017 14:54:25 GMT

Wife of MO FF Raising Money to Combat Cancer Risks
Dawn Eddings, whose husband is a Kansas City firefighter, is raising money to purchase extractors.
Posted on Wed, 19 Jul 2017 14:53:41 GMT

Code 3 Offers New Compartment Light
Code 3, Inc., a leading manufacturer and developer of light and sound emergency products, announced the launch of the new 600 Series compartment light.
Posted on Wed, 19 Jul 2017 14:41:13 GMT

One Driver Killed, One Injured in FL Crash
One person was killed early Wednesday morning when two pickups collided head-on in Daytona Beach.
Posted on Wed, 19 Jul 2017 14:29:31 GMT

NH Dept. Seeking Several On-Call Firefighters
Somersworth's chief says the city is also looking to establish a new hiring list for career firefighters.
Posted on Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:54:54 GMT

North Brunswick, NJ, Adds 100-foot Platform to Fleet
North Brunswick, NJ, Fire Company No. 2 recently put in service a 2017 Seagrave Marauder II rear-mount 100-foot platform.
Posted on Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:43:46 GMT

VA Department Looking for More Firefighters
A routine house fire last weekend revealed a staffing issue for the Colonial Heights Fire Department.
Posted on Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:41:57 GMT

Two FL Volunteer Departments Receive New Vehicles
The Milton and Harold volunteer departments in Santa Rosa County have both updated their fleets.
Posted on Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:19:46 GMT



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