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Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:59:05 GMT



Code 3 Launches New, Versatile XTP Series
Code 3, Inc., a leading manufacturer and developer of light and sound emergency products, announced the launch of the new XTP Series of directional lights.
Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:23:30 GMT



Coxreels New Idler Sprockets Reduce Rewind Speed and Increase Torque
Coxreels introduces the all new gear reducing idler sprockets for the 1195 Series electric motorized hose reels.
Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:58:04 GMT



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



KY Firefighters Recognized for Aiding One of Their Own
Six Corbin firefighters were recognized Wednesday for aiding another who suffered a stroke in June.
Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 20:00:00 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



 

 
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