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Westwood, MA, Fire Dept. Add Twin Rescue Pumpers to Fleet
The Westwood, MA, Fire Department has put two Ferrara rescue pumpers in service.
Posted on Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:24:04 GMT

SC Firefighters Take Steps to Combat Cancer
Spartanburg firefighters are actively taking precautions to lower their risk of developing cancer.
Posted on Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:27:37 GMT

Chance for Monster ME Wildfire Not So Unlikely
Maine officials don't discount the chance for another massive forest fire like that of October 1947.
Posted on Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:01:29 GMT

Blind Twins Killed in 'Tragic' LA House Fire
Two eight-year-old girls who were visually impaired died in a Gretna fire early Sunday morning.
Posted on Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:34:31 GMT

As Firefighters Leave CA, Residents Gather to Say Thanks
Firefighters heading out from the Sonoma County Fairgrounds to continue mopping up wildfires early Saturday were treated to their very own cheering section.
Posted on Sun, 22 Oct 2017 14:49:44 GMT

After Refusing to Merge, Funding Cut for PA Vol. Fire Dept.
Rush Twp. supervisors voted Thursday to cut funding to one of two township volunteer fire departments.
Posted on Sun, 22 Oct 2017 14:46:26 GMT

TN Businesses Damaged in 50-Car Train Derailment
A Norfolk Southern Railway train derailed in Knoxville damaging two industrial buildings housing local businesses.
Posted on Sun, 22 Oct 2017 14:40:02 GMT

Two CA Firefighters Shocked at 3-Alarm Industrial Fire
Two firefighters suffered minor electrical injuries fighting a blaze that broke out at an industrial complex in Orange.
Posted on Sun, 22 Oct 2017 14:22:51 GMT

FL Fire Dept. Finds Battling Cancer Is a Matter of Policy, Money
What individual fire departments provide in the way of safety gear and protective policies is a matter of budgets but also a matter of department policy.
Posted on Sun, 22 Oct 2017 14:04:39 GMT

Jesse Quinalty explains how to use the SLAB SAVERS acronym to build a foundation in command and control.
Posted on Sun, 01 Oct 2017 12:53:00 GMT

FHExpo17: Jim Moore Discusses Company Officer Development Program
Chief Jim Moore talks about the Company Officer Development Program that was offered at Firehouse Expo in Nashville.
Posted on Sat, 21 Oct 2017 16:21:00 GMT

Crowdfunding for Fire Recovery Stirs Controversy
Sites like GoFundMe have raised millions for those affected by wildfire but have stirred controversy.
Posted on Sat, 21 Oct 2017 16:07:24 GMT

MO Firefighter Speaks after Winning Discrimination Suit
Tarshish Jones won $356,694 in a race discrimination suit against the Kansas City Fire Department.
Posted on Sat, 21 Oct 2017 15:49:05 GMT

Hurricane Harvey Devastates Texas
Task forces from around the country assist in Hurricane Harvey search and rescue efforts.
Posted on Sun, 01 Oct 2017 12:01:00 GMT

Confronting Fire Department Diesel Exhaust Exposure Concerns - Part 2: Taking a Systems Approach
Michelle Copeland and Brian Harris explain why a well-thought-out plan is needed to manage firefighter exposure in the station.
Posted on Sat, 21 Oct 2017 01:53:00 GMT

Firehouse Announces 2017 National Station Design Award Winners
Gold, Silver and Bronze awards have been distributed in six categories for the fourth annual Station Design Awards.
Posted on Sat, 21 Oct 2017 01:49:00 GMT

2017 Station Design Award Winners
Firehouse is pleased to offer the fourth annual showcase of fire and emergency services facilities.
Posted on Sat, 21 Oct 2017 01:49:00 GMT

Five Traits of Winning Fire Stations
Janet Wilmoth explains the five former trends that are now considered basic necessities in fire stations.
Posted on Sat, 21 Oct 2017 01:41:00 GMT

FHExpo17: Firefighting Attorney Addresses FLSA Concerns
Attorney and firefighter Curt Varone offered education on the Fair Labor Standards Act at Firehouse Expo.
Posted on Fri, 20 Oct 2017 21:08:58 GMT

FHExpo17: Panel Discusses Future of the American Fire Service
The Firehouse Expo panel discussed firefighter recruitment and retention, health, training and technology.
Posted on Fri, 20 Oct 2017 21:06:05 GMT

Neighbor Saves Three Men from Burning GA House Fire
A neighbor banging on the window of a burning house saved three men in Macon-Bibb County.
Posted on Fri, 20 Oct 2017 16:43:00 GMT

FHExpo17: Product Technology Dazzles Show Attendees
Vendors from all sectors of the fire service displayed their latest technological achievements at Firehouse Expo.
Posted on Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:15:04 GMT

FHExpo17: Apparatus Innovations Abound on Show Floor in Nashville
There's a lot of fire apparatus technology on the show floor at Firehouse Expo in Nashville this year.
Posted on Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:57:50 GMT

FHExpo17: Contributors Inducted into Firehouse Hall of Fame

Posted on Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:40:43 GMT

TX Responders Rescue Man from 20-foot Auger
Rescuers near Plainview saved a man who fell into a giant grain auger and was severely injured.
Posted on Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:30:53 GMT



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