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New IN Training Facility Better Preparing Firefighters
The Bargerville Fire Department has been using a new facility to prep for low-frequency incidents.
Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:33:10 GMT

Jasper, IN, Fire Dept. Puts Unique Heavy Rescue in Service
The Jasper, IN, Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2017 heavy rescue from SVI. It is the first SVI built on a Ferrara cab and chassis.
Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:18:36 GMT

Higher Education: Elevate Your Work
Mark Rivero reviews how training, certifications and credentials can advance your abilities on the fireground.
Posted on Tue, 01 Aug 2017 12:16:00 GMT

WI Department Could Lose Three FFs after Grant Ends
The Beloit Fire Department may lose up to three firefighters when a federal SAFER grant expires.
Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:31:38 GMT

Product of the Day: Pellerin Milnor Corporation -- Gear Guardian Washer-Extractors
Pellerin Milnor Corporation specializes in Gear Guardian washer-extractors ranging in capacity from 25 to 160 pounds.
Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:12:40 GMT

Western MT Firefighting Costs Soar Past $100 Million
Western Montana firefighting costs eclipse $100 million with no end in sight for hot and dry weather.
Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:08:27 GMT

WA City to Reopen Fire Station after Several Years
Tacoma plans to reopen Station No. 5 in hopes of getting badly needed service in the Tideflats area.
Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:02:12 GMT

FDNY Loses Father and Son to 9/11-Related Cancers
Robert Alexander succumbed to cancer related to 9/11 less than a year after his father Raymond.
Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:27:01 GMT

Falcon, CO, Fire Protection District Puts New Engine on Road
The members of the Falcon Fire Protection District in Peyton, CO, has put in service a new Rosenbauer pumper.
Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:11:54 GMT

Phone App Improving Comms for WA First Responders
Camas-Washougal first responders have streamlined medical efforts with the Pulsara smartphone app.
Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:41:51 GMT

LNG Plant Prompts WA City to Reopen Fire Station
Tacoma's Tideflats will get 24/7 fire coverage due in part to a planned liquefied natural gas plant.
Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:22:50 GMT

Multiple Tornadoes Reported in Southern MN
In under two hours Wednesday afternoon, south-central Minnesota was slammed with tornado activity.
Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:12:25 GMT

IN City Weighs $350K Live-Fire Training Facility
A Goshen fire captain says most of his department's live training happens on 911 response calls.
Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:04:01 GMT

RI City Names First Public Safety Director
Pawtucket has brought in a National Guard colonel to oversee fire, police and emergency management.
Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:44:35 GMT

Probe Finds 'Serious Racial Insensitivity' of CT Chief
An investigator says New Britain's fire department suffers from perceptions of racism and favoritism.
Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:33:34 GMT

Bill Betz and Shawn Dunstan address how to create a leadership development program for leaders in the non-operational environment.
Posted on Tue, 01 Aug 2017 11:30:00 GMT

Five Missing after Army Chopper Goes Down in HI Waters
The Coast Guard and Honolulu firefighters were searching the waters off Oahu for the missing crew.
Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 01:04:11 GMT

Ex-NY Firefighter Facing Felony Charges in Pension Scam
A former Levittown firefighter is alleged to have faked Army deployment orders to gain pension credits.
Posted on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:56:39 GMT

Black FFs Settle MO Lawsuit over Promotional Exams
A black firefighters' organization has settled a 2015 lawsuit with St. Louis over the disputed exams.
Posted on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:29:53 GMT

Boise Mobile Equipment Lands $10 Million Fire Truck Contract with CAL FIRE
CAL Fire awarded Boise Mobile Equipment a $10 million contract to produce over 30 Type-III wildland firefighting apparatus and tag-on orders are available for California departments.
Posted on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 19:56:34 GMT

Barrett Township, PA, Puts New Rescue in Service
Barrett, PA, Township Volunteer Fire Company has put in service a medium-duty rescue built by Ferrara on a Freighliner cab and chassis.
Posted on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:11:35 GMT

Plane Loses Power, Crashes near GA Airport
A small plane being piloted by a student crashed and caught fire Tuesday in Cherokee County.
Posted on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:02:51 GMT

Small Canadian City's Vintage Engine Comes Home Again
The small city of Winkler has refurbished a 1950 Ford engine due to its historical significance.
Posted on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:54:32 GMT

Escaped WA Inmate Firefighters Spotted Later in OR
Two inmates who escaped a Washington firefighting crew were spotted Tuesday night in Oregon.
Posted on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:47:18 GMT

Neighbor Films Canada Fire, Blast Before Crews Arrive
The fire in North Shore Kamloops, BC, caused a gas grill explosion before crews knocked it down.
Posted on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:46:28 GMT



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