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Hendrickson Announces 2018 Communication Campaign

Posted on Tue, 17 Oct 2017 02:14:15 GMT



Watch Stunned CA Firefighters Arrive to Tackle Wildfire
This video shows a Berkeley crew's reaction when they saw the size and scope of the Tubbs Fire.
Posted on Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:36:13 GMT



Former Phoenix Fire Chief Brunacini Dies
Alan Brunacini, who introduced the concept of customer service to the fire service, passed away Sunday.
Posted on Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:55:08 GMT





Posted on Sun, 01 Oct 2017 11:01:00 GMT



40 Dead in CA Wildfires, Dozens Still Missing
Firefighters have made significant progress in California's Wine Country but challenges remain.
Posted on Sun, 15 Oct 2017 19:29:45 GMT



Rural ND Departments Face Recruiting Challenge
The North Dakota Firefighter's Association is using a statewide media campaign to stir interest in volunteering.
Posted on Sun, 15 Oct 2017 15:17:44 GMT



CA Wildfires Expose Emergency Alert Weaknesses
Residents of areas hit by wildfires this week are wondering why some were given no warning at all.
Posted on Sun, 15 Oct 2017 15:11:44 GMT



2016 Valor Awards: Top 3 Winners
Firehouse is pleased to announce the honorees in the 2016 Firehouse Magazine Michael O. McNamee Award of Valor.
Posted on Sun, 01 Oct 2017 11:01:00 GMT



Death Toll Mounts, Firefighters Try to Save Entire CA Towns
The death toll has risen to 39 Saturday as crews continue battling blazes in California's Wine Country.
Posted on Sun, 15 Oct 2017 00:17:40 GMT



TX Firefighters Expand Options with Drone
Sabine volunteer firefighters have expanded their rescue options with a thermal imaging drone.
Posted on Sat, 14 Oct 2017 20:23:59 GMT



Fighting Back Flames, CA Firefighters Also Battle Exhaustion
Thousands of firefighters have been working 24/7 against wildfires in Northern California.
Posted on Sat, 14 Oct 2017 20:17:54 GMT



CA Firefighter Pens Touching Letter to Homeowner
An Orange County Fire Authority battalion chief expressed grief over failing to save a home.
Posted on Sat, 14 Oct 2017 14:39:40 GMT



MN Chief Disciplined for Complaint Retaliation
St. Paul Fire Chief Tim Butler was disciplined for retaliating against a subordinate, according to documents.
Posted on Sat, 14 Oct 2017 14:27:56 GMT



CA Counties Hit by Fire Warned Long Ago
Concerns were raised in Napa, Sonoma and Butte counties long before last week's wildfire devastation.
Posted on Sat, 14 Oct 2017 14:00:22 GMT



EMS: Healthcare Reform or Insurance Reform?
Gary Ludwig says the key to driving down cost is focusing on preventive rather than reactionary measures.
Posted on Sun, 01 Oct 2017 12:02:00 GMT



'Encouraging' Progress in Northern CA Firefight
Progress has been made but officials say full containment of several deadly wildfires is a week away.
Posted on Sat, 14 Oct 2017 01:00:00 GMT



TheFireStore Offers New SAM Medical XT Extremity Tourniquet
TheFireStore is proud to offer a new, cutting-edge tourniquet designed to allow easier, faster training and intuitive use: the SAM Medical XT Extremity Tourniquet.
Posted on Fri, 13 Oct 2017 20:10:09 GMT



Incident Response Technologies Closes $1.2M Seed Round led by the Innosphere Fund
Incident Response Technologies, Inc. is excited to announce the closing of a $1.2 million Seed Round financing led by the Innosphere Fund, joined by angel investors in Colorado, New York and Kentucky.
Posted on Fri, 13 Oct 2017 19:34:37 GMT



Historical Marker Honors Fallen OH Firefighter
A Toledo firefighter has been honored with a historical marker near the site where he died in 1894.
Posted on Fri, 13 Oct 2017 19:32:22 GMT



WA Firefighters Use Facebook to Find Good Samaritan
When Richland firefighters left a store in an emergency, an unknown woman paid for their groceries.
Posted on Fri, 13 Oct 2017 15:41:18 GMT



MN Fire Chief Reprimanded over Complaint Retaliation
Documents show St. Paul's fire chief was reprimanded for retaliation after an employee's complaint.
Posted on Fri, 13 Oct 2017 15:04:15 GMT



What Firefighters Can Do to Combat Ransomware
Public safety is an attractive hacking target, but firefighters can help thwart it in simple ways.
Posted on Fri, 13 Oct 2017 15:03:22 GMT



CA Firefighters Lose Own Homes While Saving Others
Some Northern California firefighters who were busy saving others have found their homes destroyed.
Posted on Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:56:22 GMT



Watch Excellent Documentary on Atlanta Firefighters
Photojournalist John Spink shares his experiences covering Atlanta firefighters in this documentary.
Posted on Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:48:26 GMT



CA Regulators Tell PG&E to Preserve Fire Evidence
Pacific Gas and Electric has been told to preserve any evidence connected to this week's wildfires.
Posted on Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:30:11 GMT



 

 
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