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Aerial Testing & Maintenance
Brian Brown explains where, when and how to test an aerial device before putting it into service.
Posted on Mon, 01 Jan 2018 13:29:00 GMT

Fire Apparatus Seating is All About Safety and Comfort
When specifying apparatus seating, firefighters must consider safety, durability and comfort.
Posted on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 20:09:49 GMT

Demers Ambulances Names RedSky Emergency Vehicles as California Dealer
Demers Ambulances announced that RedSky Emergency Vehicles has been appointed Demers exclusive dealer for the state of California.
Posted on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:29:53 GMT

Apparatus Accident Investigation Plans Stressed at Conference
Gordon Routley and Kevin Roche told FDSOA attendees about the importance of accident investigation guidlines.
Posted on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:20:06 GMT

Ellen DeGeneres Gives Big Gift in Wake of Thomas Fire
The TV host and her spouse gave over $14,000 worth of appliances and gift cards to Redlands firefighters.
Posted on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:11:07 GMT

PA Fire Department Set to Unveil $3M Headquarters
The Hanover Township Fire Department is set to open its new $3 million headquarters on Saturday.
Posted on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:48:15 GMT

Signs Point Toward CA City Reactivating Fire Department
Victorville plans to reactivate its fire department when its deal with San Bernardino County expires June 30.
Posted on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:40:40 GMT

MA City Gets $900K to Retain, Hire FFs and Police
Fall River is getting $916,000 of the $3 million in state grants to retain or hire police and firefighters.
Posted on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:03:31 GMT

New Custom, Rear-Engine Pumper Delivered to Newcastle, OK, Fire Dept.
The Newcastle, OK, Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2017 E-ONE HUSH Series, rear-engine custom pumper.
Posted on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 13:37:47 GMT

CA Sheriffs Take over Air Rescues from Fire Authority
The Orange County Sheriff's Department will conduct air rescues after talks broke down with the fire authority.
Posted on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 13:33:10 GMT

OH Fire Officials Tout Investigation Successes after LODDs
Toledo's Fire Investigative Unit, formed after two arson-related LODDs, includes firefighters and police.
Posted on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 13:22:08 GMT

EMS: 5 Signs Your Fire Department Fails at EMS
Gary Ludwig explains that only when EMS is considered on par with fire suppression can these functions thrive together.
Posted on Mon, 01 Jan 2018 10:00:00 GMT

Product of the Day: Phantom Controls -- S.A.M. Technology
S.A.M. technology was invented by a firefighter frustrated with pumping on scene while fire ground demands kept pulling him away from the apparatus.
Posted on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 06:01:00 GMT

CA Court Refuses to Restore Firefighters' $3.7M Award
A $3.7 million jury award won't be reinstated to 15 San Francisco firefighters in an age discrimination case.
Posted on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:38:12 GMT

Fire Service Book Authors Host Signing in Emittsburg
Dr. Burton A. Clark and chiefs Dennis L. Rubin and Jonathan Riffe will be signing their books at The Ott House and the National Fire Heritage Center.
Posted on Thu, 18 Jan 2018 23:32:06 GMT

FL Administrator Offers Clarity on Chief's Firing
Palm Beach County's administrator made pointed comments on the fire chief's firing amid a harassment lawsuit.
Posted on Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:48:47 GMT

Watch TX Captain's Helmet Cam Footage from House Fire
East Montgomery County Capt. Cody Lewis captured the work his crew did during a fire in Patton Village.
Posted on Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:24:46 GMT

Watch Raw Video of NJ Firefighters Tackling House Fire
This footage shows Paterson firefighters tackling a fire on the upper floor of a home on Wednesday afternoon.
Posted on Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:20:16 GMT

CO Firefighters Getting $10K Raises Thanks to Voters
Firefighters in the Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District will get $10,000 pay raises thanks to voters.
Posted on Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:12:51 GMT

Raw Footage Shows LAFD Rescue Man from Apartment Fire
Los Angeles firefighters responded to an apartment fire Wednesday and rescued a man trapped inside.
Posted on Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:03:19 GMT

Fire Alarm Call Boxes Still Useful in MA City
Brockton's 418 street call boxes are still useful in emergencies despite the nuisance of false alarms.
Posted on Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:24:38 GMT

CA Residents Make Surprise Donation to Firefighters
A small group of residents affected by the Bear Fire raised $4,500 for Boulder Creek firefighters.
Posted on Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:03:05 GMT

PA Firefighters Sound off after Siren Complaints
Complaints have hit social media over sirens used to alert Oakmont volunteer firefighters to an incident.
Posted on Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:58:28 GMT

NC First Responders Using Higher Narcan Doses
Henderson County first responders have up to four times the normal Narcan dose in some cases.
Posted on Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:10:40 GMT

MA Woman Revived with Cyanide Antidote During Blaze
New Bedford firefighters pulled the unresponsive woman from a burning building Wednesday.
Posted on Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:10:03 GMT



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