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Elbeco's BodyShield External Vest Carrier Provides Smart Protection

Posted on Mon, 26 Jun 2017 19:06:51 GMT

Coxreels Introduces Product Enhancement

Posted on Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:50:47 GMT

CA Safety Task Force Seizes $10K in Illegal Fireworks
A huge haul of illegal fireworks was seized from a northeast Stockton home on Sunday afternoon.
Posted on Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:11:11 GMT

Nearly Dozen FDNY Firefighters Hurt Battling Blaze
It took four hours and 200 firefighters to knock down a large fire in Queens on Saturday night.
Posted on Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:55:15 GMT

Shawnee County, KS, Take Twin Tanker/Pumpers
Shawnee Heights, KS, Fire District recently contracted Toyne, Inc. to engineer two pumper-tanker trucks for their growing fleet.
Posted on Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:23:49 GMT

CA Firefighters Make Progress on Fast-Moving Wildfire
A car crash sparked a fire in Santa Clarita that spread to 750 acres and triggered mandatory evacuations.
Posted on Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:07:22 GMT

Fire Scene: Develop a Disciplined Crew
John Salka explains that modeling positive behaviors can help head off disciplinary issues.
Posted on Thu, 01 Jun 2017 12:06:00 GMT

Fireworks Caused Massive NYC Fire, Men Charged, FDNY Says
A massive fire in the Bronx that injured nine people and damaged seven buildings was sparked by two men having a "fireworks fight." t
Posted on Sun, 25 Jun 2017 22:26:12 GMT

Oil Tanker Fire Kills at Least 153 in Pakistan
An oil tanker crashed and caught fire killing at least 153 people as they tried to collect the leaking fuel.
Posted on Sun, 25 Jun 2017 22:02:53 GMT

OK Responders Rescue Four from Sinking Boat
Four people were rescued from a sinking boat early Saturday morning on Oologah Lake.
Posted on Sun, 25 Jun 2017 21:33:47 GMT

Car Crashes into CA Fire Authority Headquarters -- for the Eighth Time
A Tesla Model X crashed in the gates outside the Orange County Fire Authority headquarters and burst into flames. Only minor injuries were reported.
Posted on Sun, 25 Jun 2017 21:28:07 GMT

Oil Tanker Blast Kills Over 150 People in Pakistan
People had rushed to an overturned tanker truck to gather leaking fuel when the truck exploded.
Posted on Sun, 25 Jun 2017 21:22:07 GMT

OH Residents Tour New $4.9 Million Fire Station
Hundreds gathered Saturday to witness the dedication of New Philadelphia's $4.9 million station.
Posted on Sun, 25 Jun 2017 21:07:56 GMT

Allocation of Ambulance Service for TX Community Raises Concerns
University Medical Center has extended its ambulance services to all corners of the city, and it's taking a toll on nearby towns that relied on the work inside Lubbock's city limits.
Posted on Sun, 25 Jun 2017 13:36:50 GMT

Long-Term Fate of PA Vol. 'Doesn't Look Good'
The president of the Waynesboro Vol. Fire Dept. is worried about the number of volunteer firefighters will be available in 10 years.
Posted on Sun, 25 Jun 2017 13:28:42 GMT

One Dead After Plane Crashes into FL Daycare Center
A small plane crashed into an empty daycare building in Fort Myers Saturday morning, killing one person and injuring another.
Posted on Sun, 25 Jun 2017 13:01:19 GMT

Misstep Forces NE City to Re-Interview Fire Chief Candidates
Because of a clerical error, the Columbus Civil Service Commission will conduct a second set of interviews with seven fire chief candidates.
Posted on Sun, 25 Jun 2017 12:56:58 GMT

MA Chief Says: 'We've Never Had any Problems Like This.'
The Hyannis fire chief recalls the rescue efforts after a high speed ferry ran into a jetty earlier this month.
Posted on Sun, 25 Jun 2017 12:45:49 GMT

Making Firefighters Safer on the Job and More Pain Free the Next Day
Marshall O'Brien describes the nutrition program developed for the Minneapolis Fire Department that can be used both inside and outside the station.
Posted on Thu, 01 Jun 2017 12:09:00 GMT

NC Fire Dept. Threatens to End Service Without More Pay
Town officials are getting closer to a funding resolution with the Garland Volunteer Fire Department.
Posted on Sat, 24 Jun 2017 22:52:43 GMT

NY Firefighters Take Raises, Give Up Fight to Restore Ambulances
June 24--City of Lockport firefighters accepted the privatization of city ambulance service in a new contract ratified this week. The city will pay 33 union members $6,000 each in exchange for the union's decision to drop litigation over t
Posted on Sat, 24 Jun 2017 22:42:38 GMT

Crews Battle Brian Head Fire in Utah
A wildland fire continues to grow in Brian Head, UT.
Posted on Sat, 24 Jun 2017 22:35:31 GMT

CA Fire Districts File Suit Against Drug Companies Over Opioid Crisis
Stockton city, county and a local fire district recently sued several major pharmaceutical companies and a medical distribution firm, charging them with damaging the local economy by promoting the use of opioid painkillers.
Posted on Sat, 24 Jun 2017 14:39:20 GMT

Former NC Fire Chief Guilty of Embezzling from Department
Tony Banks, former Cove City Volunteer fire chief, was sentenced to 48 hours of community service and a year's probation after accepting a plea deal.
Posted on Sat, 24 Jun 2017 14:02:51 GMT

Chicago Wreck Injures Four Police Officers, One Motorist
Five people, including four Chicago police officers, were injured late Friday in a three-vehicle crash while police were pursuing a wanted car.
Posted on Sat, 24 Jun 2017 13:54:51 GMT




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