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Study Highlights Effects of Forearm and Head Cooling During Firefighting and Rehab
A study reviewed the effects of forearm and head cooling on gastrointestinal temperature, heart rate and thermal sensation during simulated firefighting activities and rehabilitation.
Posted on Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:09:49 GMT

Photos: Funeral Held for Fallen MA Firefighter
About 2,000 firefighters gathered to remember Watertown firefighter Joseph Toscano Wednesday.
Posted on Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:17:53 GMT

Company Officer in Command

Posted on Wed, 01 Mar 2017 12:56:00 GMT

Hong Kong Firefighter Dies After Fall at Cliff Rescue
Principal firefighter Yau Siu-ming was trying to reach two stranded hikers at Ma On Shan when he fell.
Posted on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:25:25 GMT

IFSI Research Director Gets Excellence Award

Posted on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:54:11 GMT

EarthClean Corp. Announces Strategic Partnership with TetraKO

Posted on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:24:20 GMT

Streamlight Offers ProTac HL USB Headlamp
Streamlight has enhanced its popular HL (High Lumen) family of tactical lights by adding a hands-free, USB rechargeable solution, the ProTac HL USB Headlamp.
Posted on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:08:39 GMT

FL Chief Credited with Saving Firefighters in Burning Brush Truck
North Collier County's fire chief radioed firefighters that the brush truck they were working from was on fire and ordered them to evacuate.
Posted on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:48:06 GMT

MA Firefighters Struggle with High Winds at Factory Fire
A seven-alarm fire ripped through a vacant factory in Rockland early Wednesday morning.
Posted on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:44:41 GMT

MA Chief Reinstated After Audit
Brookfield Fire Chief Peter Martell was put on leave after he purchased an SUV without authorization.
Posted on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:29:03 GMT

Chaos Captured in Neighborhood Damaged by KS Blaze
A doorbell camera captured the scene as flaming debris ignites fires in an Overland Park neighborhood.
Posted on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:23:20 GMT

NC Firefighters Get Thanks for Battling Massive Inferno
A downtown business owner brought hundreds of thank you cards to Raleigh firefighters to recognize their efforts for saving dozens of homes and businesses.
Posted on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:15:04 GMT

Firefighter from Famous OKC Bombing Photo Retires
Chris Fields was photographed carrying Baylee Almon's lifeless body from the debris of the Oklahoma City bombing.
Posted on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:10:19 GMT

Maple Meade Fire Co. 2, in NJ, Puts Custom Pumper in Service
In North Brunswick, N.J., Maple Meade Fire Co. 2 accepted delivery of a 2016 Seagrave pumper.
Posted on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:37:59 GMT

Man Rescued After Being Trapped in CA Quarry Pit
The worker was buried up to his waist by debris on a conveyor belt in Lucerne Valley.
Posted on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:37:52 GMT

Fallen PA Lieutenant Continues to Save Lives
Harrisburg Lt. Dennis DeVoe's heart, kidneys, liver and lungs were transplanted to save the lives of five people.
Posted on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:30:30 GMT

Man Fatally Electrocuted While Painting MA Fire Station
The man was painting window sills at Salem Fire Station 5 when he came in contact with a primary power line.
Posted on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:24:22 GMT

New PA Police Station Sustains Significant Damage from Fire
A welder working next door caused a fire that damaged the roof and duct work of the Easton police station.
Posted on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:10:36 GMT

Man Sets Woman's Hair on Fire Aboard CA Bus
The man used a cigarette lighter to set fire to a woman's hair on a San Francisco Muni bus.
Posted on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:59:20 GMT

Former CA Firefighter Accused of Stealing $25K from Toy Drive
The former San Bruno firefighter allegedly stole the money over a two-year period.
Posted on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:56:14 GMT

Former Milwaukee FF Pleads Not Guilty to Child Porn Charges
Robert Rutley pleaded not guilty to child pornography charges, weeks after police arrested him in another state.
Posted on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:35:00 GMT

Lessons from the Aviation Industry
Dan Pippin explains the five dangerous attitudes discovered by the FAA that can also be found in the fire service.
Posted on Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:08:37 GMT

Driver Charged with Hitting PA Fire Marshal's Vehicle
The woman crashed into a Buck's County fire marshal's vehicle and then drove off. Police found her car less than a mile away.
Posted on Tue, 21 Mar 2017 21:14:07 GMT

CT Candidate Alleges Discrimination from Prior Conviction
Andrew Konspore took over $100K when he was treasurer for a different department's union.
Posted on Tue, 21 Mar 2017 21:01:03 GMT

Fire Ravages Former NJ School
Hours after Newark firefighters contained a fire at the former William H. Brown Academy, they were called back as flames shot from the roof.
Posted on Tue, 21 Mar 2017 20:10:11 GMT



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