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5 common causes of electrical fires

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 22:28
According to the U.S. Fire Administration, there are approximately 24,000 electrical fires per year

GOP Sen. Rand Paul slows bill to boost 9/11 victims fund

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 07:56
Sen. Rand Paul questioned the bill's 70-year time frame and said any new spending should be offset by corresponding cuts

LAFD deploys drones to close information gap in air operations

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 06:30
Drones were a force multiplier in over 175 incident-related missions

House passes bill to reclassify 911 dispatchers as Protective Service Occupations

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 03:20
The 911 SAVES Act would reclassify dispatchers from ‘Office and Administrative Support Occupations’ to ‘Protective Service Occupations’

Okla. firefighters comfort boy, 5, during mom’s medical emergency

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 02:54
While London’s mom was being treated by paramedics, the firefighters took London’s attention and gave him a tour of the fire truck and let him play with the water hose

SC city FD first in state to provide firefighters cancer-protecting gear

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 02:54
The new gear is designed with “particulate protection technology,” which blocks smoke from going up a firefighter’s body through the arms and legs

Firefighters, what’s in your turnout gear pockets?

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 02:53
Revisiting the question reveals a wide variety and volume of tools packed into firefighter turnout gear pockets

How firefighters should handle First Amendment audits

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 01:46
Training on these scenarios can help firefighters avoid making a bad decision in the heat of the moment

ND 911 center will be built to withstand EF4 tornado winds

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 23:22
Officials approved the new building due to the need for a 911 communications center that can withstand man-made and natural disasters

ND 911 center will be built to withstand E4F tornado winds

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 23:22
Officials approved the new building due to the need for a 911 communications center that can withstand man-made and natural disasters

Q&A: Fighting fire in the ever-changing wildland/urban interface

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 23:18
Two chiefs who serve in interface areas address the unique training, planning and operational efforts related to WUI fires

Q&A: Volunteer recruitment efforts must focus on the positive

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 22:58
VCOS chair explains how existing members can serve as ambassadors for next-generation volunteers

Ind. FDs are encouraging the public to download the PulsePoint app

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 22:46
St. Joseph County is the second area in the state to use the app, made possible through a partnership between Ind. cities, townships and the 911 dispatch center

2 firefighters on administrative leave after assaulting Washington, DC police officers

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 22:33
Courtney Barnes and Kimberly Gorham allegedly got into an altercation with police officers at a local pizza shop

Famous aircraft flyover to help commemorate Mann Gulch tragedy

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 22:06
The U.S. Forest Service and its partners are planning a public event to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Mann Gulch fire

Runaway fire engine: How to avoid endangering firefighters, civilians

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 06:48
Develop a routine of putting the fire truck in neutral, applying the brakes, then putting the pump in gear

Seat belts: A family affair – blood relatives and brotherhood alike

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 04:14
Dr. Burton Clark shares three seat belt stories of impact, from his immediate family to new recruits to fire service leaders

9/11 Memorial ‘Run for Richie’ honoring first responders hits its fourth year

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 03:45
Officials named the event after Richard Allen Pearlman, the youngest first responder who died during the attacks

Ky. fire station hit by lightning will take months to repair

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 02:47
The Daviess County Fire Department fire station was struck by lightning early in the month and repairs are expected to take between two to five months

Pa. city uses state grant to upgrade hydrants for faster connection

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 02:30
The new connections will allow firefighter to more quickly attach hoses to hydrants and standardizes connections among communities